Would you like to learn how to upgrade the Firmware of an APC UPS network interface? In this tutorial, we are going to show you the process of upgrading the Firmware on APC Network Management Card using the APC upgrade utility.

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APC UPS - Upgrading the Firmware on the Network Management Interface

First, we need to access the APC UPS web interface.

Open your browser and enter the IP address of the APC UPS.

On the login screen, use the default username and default password.

• Default Username: apc
• Default Password: apc

APC UPS Web interface

After a successful login, you will be sent to the APC UPS Dashboard.

APC UPS Dashboard

Now, you need to verify the network management card firmware version.

On the webinterface, access the About menu and select the Network option.

apc ups firmware nmc

Verify your APC UPS network management card firmware version.

apc ups network management card firmware

In our example, our network management card firmware version is 6.5.6.

APC UPS - Upgrading the Firmware

Access the APC website support area and download the lastest version of firmware to your Network Management Interface.

apc ups firmware download

In our example, we downloaded a file named apc_hw05_aos650_px2650_bootmon108.exe.

Extract and start the firmware upgrade utility.

APC NMC2 Upgrade Firmware

Enter the IP address of your UPS, enter the APC username and it's password.

APC UPS NMC2 Firmware upgrade

Click on the Upgrade now button and wait the firmware upgrade finish.

You have finished the NMC2 firmware upgrade successfully.