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How do I update the firmware using CLOUT?

CLOUT is OCZ's command line interface based firmware updating solution and is available for Windows® 7, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows Server® 2012 R2, Windows® 2012, and Windows® 2008 R2 as well as Linux® SUSE 11 SP4, Ubuntu® 14.04. CLOUT requires a SSD to be connected to an internal SATA port running in AHCI mode to function correctly.

CLOUT allows for both online and offline updating. 

To update your OCZ SSD firmware to the latest version currently available in the online repository, use the following command:
               clout --fwupd <device>
               Example: clout --fwupd e:



To update your OCZ SSD firmware using a firmware pkg (package) file provided by OCZ support, place the provided pkg file in the same directory as CLOUT and use the following command:
               clout --fwupd --pkg package.pkg <device>
               Example: clout --fwupd --pkg VTR180.pkg e:

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