Verify Software Version on Cisco 8000 Series Router
The router is shipped with the Cisco IOS XR software pre-installed. Verify that the latest version of the software is installed. If a newer version is available, perform a system upgrade. Installing the newer version of the software provides the latest feature set on the router.
You can view the overview of the running software. This includes the following information:
- Package name and version
- User who built the package
- Time the package was built
- Build workspace
- Build host
- ISO label:
Label is present if GISO boots using PXE boot
Label is present if GISO is installed using
Label reverts to default (only release version) if there is any change since the image with the label was installed.
- Copyright information
- Hardware information
Display the version of the Cisco IOS XR software, and its various software components that are installed on the router.
Router#show version Cisco IOS XR Software, Version 7.0.11 LNT Copyright (c) 2013-2019 by Cisco Systems, Inc. Build Information: Built By : xyz Built On : Sat Jun 29 22:45:27 2019 Build Host : iox-lnx-064 Workspace : ../7.0.11/8000/ws/ Version : 7.0.11 Label : 7.0.11 cisco 8000 System uptime is 41 minutes
Verify the result to ascertain whether a system upgrade or the installation of an additional package is required.