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NiSysCFG: Upgrade from firmware file for NI 9860

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we want to upgrade the firmware for NI 9860 via NSysCfg. Is this possible ?
Upgrading the firmware for cRIO-9033 with the file "cRIO-9033_7.1.0.cfg" from the directory "C:\Program Files (x86)\National Instruments\Shared\Firmware\cRIO\7735" with the function NISysCfgUpgradeFirmwareFromFile from NISysCFG worked.
For the XNET module it did not work with the the firmware file "ens9860_2PortFpga.enb" from C:\ProgramData\National Instruments\NI-XNET\firmware, which seems to be the correct file because of the version information in the file "ens9860_2PortFpga.enh", which we compared with the version information of the firmware which NI MAX offers to install. NISysCfgUpgradeFirmwareFromFile fails with the error code NISysCfg_NotImplemented.


NI Max is able to upgrade the firmware. But only when we used the combobox in NI Max to select the firmware by it's version. Choosing the firmware file "ens9860_2PortFpga.enb" manually in NI Max via it's path and trying to upgrade also fails (error code 80004001).


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So we thought NISysCfgUpgradeFirmwareVersion from NISysCFG might work. It seems to return always success but do nothing. Anyway we would need a "...FromFile" method, which would run with only the NSysCfg libs and a firmware file.

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