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Notice: HPE Smart Array Controllers - VMware VSAN Mode Support Enabled by Updating to nhpsa driver version 2.0.28-1 on HPE ProLiant Gen8 Servers Running VMware ESXi 6.5 and Configured with Certain HPE Smart Array Controllers

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Document ID: a00043167en_us

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Notice: HPE Smart Array Controllers - VMware VSAN Mode Support Enabled by Updating to nhpsa driver version 2.0.28-1 on HPE ProLiant Gen8 Servers Running VMware ESXi 6.5 and Configured with Certain HPE Smart Array Controllers
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2018-03-07

Last Updated: 2018-03-07


DESCRIPTION

VMware VSAN Mode is now supported on HPE ProLiant Gen8 servers running VMware ESXi 6.5 and configured with any of the HPE Smart Array Controllers listed in the Details section below with nhpsa driver version 2.0.28-1 (or later).

DETAILS

Any HPE ProLiant Gen8 server running VMware ESXi 6.5 and configured with any of the following HPE Smart Array Controllers with nhpsa driver version 2.0.28-1 (or later) is affected:

  • HPE Smart Array P220i Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P222 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P420 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P420i Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P421 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P430 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P431 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P721m Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P731m Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P822 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P830 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P830i Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P230i Controller

To add and enable the VMware VSAN Mode Support, download and install the nhpsa driver version 2.0.28-1 for VMware 6.5 contained in the HPE ProLiant Smart Array Controller Driver for VMware vSphere 6.5 Version 2018.02.20, available at the following url:

https://www.hpe.com/global/swpublishing/MTX-24684f3996d048b2930b3113a4

With nhpsa driver version 2.0.28-1, the following enhancement is included:

  • Added a module parameter to enable VMware VSAN Mode




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Hardware Platforms Affected: HPE Smart Array P421 Controller, HPE Smart Array P420 Controller, HPE Smart Array P222 Controller, HPE Smart Array P721m Controller, HPE Smart Array P822 Controller, HPE Smart Array P420i Controller, HPE Smart Array P220i Controller, HPE Smart Array P430 Controller, HPE Smart Array P431 Controller, HPE Smart Array P731m Controller, HPE Smart Array P830 Controller
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: SIK3047
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