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NOTICE: HP StorageWorks B-series fabric operating system 6.3.0b firmware for select HP StorageWorks B-series fibre channel switches

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - CUSTOMER NOTICE

Document ID: c01924282

Version: 1

NOTICE: HP StorageWorks B-series fabric operating system 6.3.0b firmware for select HP StorageWorks B-series fibre channel switches
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: REQUIRED FIELD INADVERTENTLY LEFT BLANK

Last Updated: 2009-11-05


DESCRIPTION

This notice announces the release of the HP StorageWorks B-series Fabric Operating System (FOS) 6.3 firmware for select HP StorageWorks B-series 4Gb and 8Gb fibre channel switches.

NOTE: HP Storage Essentials management application v6.1.1 and later is now supported with Fabric OS 6.3.x, (which requires SMI-S agent version 120.10.0).

Release summary

This is an HP StorageWorks B-series Fabric Operating System patch release and provides fixes since the 6.3.0a release. Highlights of the fixed items are as follows:

  • Miscellaneous switch panic fixes

  • SMI and SNMP fixes

  • LDAP authentication fix

  • FICON related fixes

  • Access Gateway fix

  • Encryption rekey and reboot fixes

  • Other miscellaneous fixes

NOTE: See the HP StorageWorks Fabric OS 6.3.0b release notes for complete details.
NOTE: An issue related to loss of fabric paths after restart of an HP StorageWorks D2D Backup System has yet to be resolved. Resolution is expected in a future Fabric OS release. See advisory c01904619 for details.

The download and the release notes are available from the HP Business Support Center, as follows:

  1. Go to http://www.hp.com/support/downloads .

  2. Under storage, click Storage Networking.

  3. Click the link for the appropriate switch, select your product, and then click Cross operating system (BIOS, Firmware, Diagnostics, etc.) .

  4. Click Firmware.

  5. Click V6.x Firmware for HP StorageWorks B-series Fibre Channel Switches for v6.3.0b.

  6. To download the firmware, click Download.

  7. To see the release notes, click the Release Notes tab.

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Hardware Platforms Affected: A7988A, A7989A, A7990A, A7991A, AE495A, AE496A, AG458A, AG459A, AG461A, AG561A, AG756A, AG757A, AG758A, AG671A, AK857A, AK858A, AK859A, AK860A, AK861A, AM868A, AM869A, AM870A, AM866A, AM867A, AM871A, AM872A, AJ820A, AJ821A, AJ822A, AJ695A, AJ696A, AJ699A, AJ700A, AG805B, AR478A, AR479A, AR944A, AR945A, AG461B, AP801A, AP802A, AP862A, AP863A, AP864A, AP865A, AP866A, A7393A, A7394A, A7537A
Components Affected: Not Applicable
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Third Party Products Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: IA01924282
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