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Notice: (Revised) HPE MSA Storage HDD/SSD Drive Compatibility Table

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - CUSTOMER NOTICE

Document ID: a00003676en_us

Version: 6

Notice: (Revised) HPE MSA Storage HDD/SSD Drive Compatibility Table
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: 2017-03-08

Last Updated: 2019-04-17


DESCRIPTION

Document Version
Release Date
Details
6
17 April 2019
Replaced the table and the text below the table
5
16 August 2018
Replaced the right column that was titled "Encrypted Drives" in the table with two columns ("Encrypted HDDs Note 4" and "Encrypted SSDs Note 6"), added Note 6 below the table, and added a link to the HPE MSA firmware page after Note 1
4
13 December 2017
In the table column headings and below the table, removed the asterisk (*) in front of the "Note" items, added an "X" to the G3 row of the table, added the MSA1050 under the G5 storage, and added "X=Supported only for the 4TB/6TB LFF HDDs;" to the line below the table
3
29 June 2017
Added HPE MSA G5 Storage to the document
2
15 March 2017
Updated the table so it was clear that the 12Gb drives will be downshifted in the HPE MSA to 6Gb speeds
1
8 March 2017
Original Document Release

For a table of compatibility rules for drives in HPE MSA Storage arrays, see the Details section.

DETAILS

HPE MSA Storage HDD/SSD Drive Compatibility Table

G1*
G2*
G3
G4-MSA1040
G4-MSA204x
G5-MSA1050
G5-MSA205x
3Gb/s Interface Speed
X
X
X
6Gb/s Interface Speed
Y
Y
X
X
X
X
X
12Gb/s Interface Speed
Z
Z
Z
Z
Z
SATA
X
X
X
SAS
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Drives 2TB or less
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Drives >2TB to 6TB
X
(Note 1)
X
(Note 1)
X
(Note 1)
X
X
Drives >6TB
X
(Note 1)
X
(Note 1)
X
X
512e Drives
X
(Note 5)
X
(Note 3)
X
(Note 3)
X
X
Mixed Use (MU) SSDs
X
(Note 2)
X
X
X
Read Intensive (RI) SSDs
X
X
Encrypted HDDs
X
(Note 4)
X
Encrypted SSDs
X
(Note 6)

X=Supported; Y=Supported at 3Gbs; Z=Supported at 6Gbs.

*HPE MSA G1 and G2 arrays have reached End-of-Support-Life.

Some controller firmware versions specified below are no longer active. For active HPE MSA firmware versions, refer to:

http://www.hpe.com/storage/MSAFirmware

NOTES

  • Note 1: Drives larger than 2TB require minimum controller firmware versions of later than HPE MSA G3 (TS230Rxxx), HPE MSA1040 (GL105Rxxx), or HPE MSA2040 (GL100R003-02).
  • Note 2: HPE MSA1040 requires a minimum controller firmware version of GL220Rxxx to support SSDs.
  • Note 3: HPE MSA G4 requires a minimum controller firmware version of GL200P002 to support 512e drives.
  • Note 4: HPE MSA G4 requires a minimum controller firmware version of GL105 to support encryption.
  • Note 5: The only 512e drives supported on HPE MSA G3 arrays are the 4TB/6TB LFF HDDs running controller firmware version TS252P005 or later.
  • Note 6: Only the HPE MSA 2050 SAN and HPE MSA 2050 SAS support encrypted SSDs.

The HPE best practice is to maintain HPE MSA drives at their latest firmware version listed at:

http://www.hpe.com/storage/MSADriveFirmware

HPE MSA Array Generations

  • HPE MSA G1 Storage: MSA2012, MSA2212
  • HPE MSA G2 Storage: MSA23xx, MSA2000 G2
  • HPE MSA G3 Storage: P2000
  • HPE MSA G4 Storage: MSA1040, MSA204x
  • HPE MSA G5 Storage: MSA1050, MSA205x




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Hardware Platforms Affected: HPE MSA 2050 SAN Storage, HPE MSA 2052 SAN Storage, HPE MSA 1050 SAN Storage, HPE P2000 G3 MSA Array Systems, HPE MSA 2040 SAN Storage, HPE MSA 1040 SAN Storage
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: SIK1741
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