How-to: update StoreVirtual 3200
Jan10

How-to: update StoreVirtual 3200

With the release of the new StoreVirtual 3200 with its new OneView-like StoreVirtual Management Console SVMC means as well that the procedure to update the system changed compared to the previous CMC node upgrades. In the past all nodes were upgraded automatically one by one after having synchronized all data, in the new dual-controller system things slightly change. When logging on to the new SVMC GUI you will find some ‘donuts’...

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HowTo: update StoreOnce firmware
Jan29

HowTo: update StoreOnce firmware

With the release of Veeam 9.0 the integration with the HPE StoreOnce platform is extended with the Veeam 9.0 Catalyst support. However, if you want to use this new functionality you will need to upgrade the StoreOnce OS firmware to the latest version. Specifically for Catalyst support this is at least 3.13.1 or above. Below I will describe the process of how you can do this. Be aware that this procedure is the same for the physical...

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3PAR SSMC 2.2 released
Sep08

3PAR SSMC 2.2 released

HP released an update to its 3PAR SSMC StoreServ Management Console. Current version 2.1 is replaced by version 2.2 with some new interesting functionality.       Dashboard: Drill-down with filtering on performance and device type capacity donuts   Systems: Support for HP 3PAR StoreServ 8000 and HP 3PAR StoreServ 20000 storage systems DAR encryption (FIPS 140-2) iSCSI VLAN tagging Capacity display improvements 32...

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HP LeftHand OS Version 12.5 released including Quorum Witness and Split Network functionality
Aug26

HP LeftHand OS Version 12.5 released including Quorum Witness and Split Network functionality

HP released the latest version 12.5 for its HP StoreVirtual family. This means the physical StoreVirtual 4000 appliances and the popular Software Defined Storage VSA platform. Besides the typical fixes (complete list in the Release Notes – see below) we find also some important updates in this 12.5 release. Version 12.5 includes the following enhancements: Two-node quorum, which allows for a Quorum Witness in a two-node...

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New FCoE Cookbook for Virtual Connect released
Aug24

New FCoE Cookbook for Virtual Connect released

HP released recently the latest version of Virtual Connect firmware 4.45. Find here the release notes of this version 4.45. For this new firmware release, also a new Cookbook is released. Download here the latest release of the Virtual Connect FCoE Cookbook. These are the updates of this updated cookbook:  Changed recommended vfc binding method for all Cisco scenarios Added the minimum firmware version required to support FCoE on...

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