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HPE ProLiant Servers - SmartStart CD, ProLiant Support Pack, Firmware Maintenance CD, Smart Update Firmware DVD, Intelligent Provisioning, Service Pack for ProLiant

Title: HPE ProLiant Servers - SmartStart CD, ProLiant Support Pack, Firmware Maintenance CD, Smart Update Firmware DVD, Intelligent Provisioning, Service Pack for ProLiant
Object Name: mmr_kc-0121805
Document Type: Support Information
Original owner: KCS - ProLiant Servers
Disclosure level: Public
Version state: final
Environment
FACT:HPE ProLiant Servers
FACT:HPE ProLiant Options
Questions/Symptoms
GOAL:SmartStart CD
GOAL:ProLiant Support Pack
GOAL:Firmware Maintenance CD
GOAL:Smart Update Firmware DVD
GOAL:ProLiant Drivers and Firmware
GOAL:Intelligent Provisioning
GOAL:Service Pack for ProLiant
Cause
CAUSE:NA
Answer/Solution
FIX:
These downloads are available for customers according to the terms in the HPE Software License Agreement. Certain software may require a valid warranty, current support contract with HPE, or a license fee. Click here for END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT. 1. What is SmartStart CD? Setup and installation media for HPE ProLiant BL/DL/ML/SL 300, 500, 700 and 900 series till Generation 7 (G7) only and supported server options. Few 100 series servers are also supported. 2. What is ProLiant Support Pack (PSP)? PSPs are operating system-specific bundles of drivers, utilities, and management agents optimized for HPE ProLiant systems. Each PSP is a predefined and tested bundle that includes setup and software maintenance tools designed to help efficiently install, upgrade, and manage system software. 3. What are Firmware Maintenance CD and Smart Update Firmware DVD? The Firmware Maintenance CD provides firmware for supported HPE servers and options. Firmware Maintenance CD can be deployed in Offline and Online. Version 9 onwards, changed the deliverable name from HPE Firmware Maintenance CD to HPE Smart Update Firmware DVD. Changed the deliverable media from CD to DVD. Note: Questions on Deploying or Using SmartStart or PSP or Firmware CD, please refer to their User Guide. Note: SmartStart and the Firmware DVD are not supported on HPE ProLiant Gen8 and Gen9 Servers, use Intelligent Provisioning instead. Informational Documents: For a partial list of Release Notes, CD Content, Server Support Guides, etc for the below given CD/DVD packs are available at the ftp site, but the list is limited and does not cover all the versions. Click here. SmartStart CD: • Click here to download SmartStart CD. • Click here to access SmartStart User Guide. From the download link, choose the operating system then choose SmartStart CD which will show the latest version available. To access an older version, refer to its Revision History. ProLiant Support Pack: • Click here to download ProLiant Support Packs. • Click here to access ProLiant Support Pack User Guide. From the download link, choose the operating system then choose ProLiant Support Pack which will show the latest version available. To access an older version, refer to its Revision History. Firmware Maintenance CD: • Click here to download version 7.x to 8.70. • Click here to access Firmware Maintenance CD User Guide. From the download link, to access an older version, refer to its Revision History. Note: Version 9 onwards, HPE Firmware Maintenance CD changed the name to HPE Smart Update Firmware DVD. Changed the deliverable media from CD to DVD. The HPE Smart Update Firmware is available on DVD media, not on CD media. Smart Update Firmware DVD: • Click here to access version 9.10 to 10.10. • Click here to access Smart Update Firmware DVD User Guide. From the download link, to access an older version, refer to its Revision History. Smart Update Firmware DVD Discontinued: Smart Update Firmware DVD 10.10 is the last version. The HPE Smart Update Firmware DVD is not shipped with ProLiant Gen8 servers and is discontinued. Instead, use HPE SPP. SPP is a comprehensive systems software and firmware solution delivered as a single ISO used to update HPE ProLiant and BladeSystem servers and enclosures. Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP): • Click here to access SPP. HPE ProLiant Gen8 and Gen9: SmartStart CD is replaced by Intelligent Provisioning which is primarily used by SMB customers as the initial configuration and deployment tool for ProLiant Gen8 and Gen9 servers. It is embedded on each system and serves the same purpose that SmartStart did for previous generation servers. For more information, visit Click here to access the article titled for "Intelligent Provisioning" ProLiant Support Pack and Smart Update Firmware DVD is replaced by Service Pack for ProLiant which is a systems software and firmware solution delivered as a single download. For more information, visit http://www.hpe.com/servers/spp Resources: • Click here to access ProLiant Self Solve Resources.

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Document title: HPE ProLiant Servers - SmartStart CD, ProLiant Support Pack, Firmware Maintenance CD, Smart Update Firmware DVD, Intelligent Provisioning, Service Pack for ProLiant
Document ID: mmr_kc-0121805-14
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