What is the improvement/benefit of upgrading the EGX200/EGX400 firmware from 6.0 to 6.1?
User would like to know improvements/benefits made in EGX200/EGX400 firmware from 6.0 to 6.1.
Upgrading firmware on EGX200/EGX400 gateway
Review the improvements/benefits made in EGX200/EGX400 firmware from 6.0 to 6.1 below:
The version 6.1 firmware update includes better broadcast/multicast storm resiliency, auto negotiation improvements, serial communications support for Odd parity, and the ability to communicate with ModbusTCP/IP protocol over nonstandard MTU sized Ethernet networks.
Upgrading the EGX400 to version 6.1 provides all the features of the EGX200 mentioned above plus data logging enhancements, increased support for the number of loadable device types (PLT files) from 32 to 64, SMTP client enhancements, and additional device type support for the ION7300.
NOTE: Review KB FA212757 which provides step-by-step instruction on how to upgrade firmware on EGX200/400 gateway.