updaterepo acquire

This command retrieves information about firmware updates in the firmware-updates repository.


updaterepo acquire  -h

updaterepo acquire  -f <update_ids> -m <machine_types> [-s <scope>] [-v <filter>]


{-h | --help}
Displays the syntax and brief usage information for this command.
{–f | --fixids} <update_ids>
Specifies a list of firmware-update IDs, separated by a comma.

You can find a list of IDs by using updaterepro –k updates.

{–m | --mt} <machine_types>
Specifies a list of machine types, separated by a comma.
{–s | --scope} <scope>
Specifies the scope of the operation. This can be the following value.
  • payloads. Acquires the payload (image) file for the specified firmware update.

{-v | --view} <filter>
Identifies the view to use for the returned data. If a filter is not specified, the default view is used.

You can also create custom views (see Creating custom views).


The following example download firmware updates.

connect --url --user ADMIN --noverify
updaterepo acquire -f ibm_fw_imm2_1aoo78j-6.20_anyos_noarch -m 7907

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