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* RECOMMENDED * HPE ProLiant Smart Array Controller Driver for VMware vSphere 6.7 (Bundle file)

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Type: Driver - Storage Controller
Version: 2.0.30-1(26 Jun 2018)
Operating System(s): VMware vSphere 6.7
File name: VMW-ESX-6.7.0-nhpsa-2.0.30-8167186.zip (294 KB)
This bundle file is for updating the HPE ProLiant Smart Array driver when creating custom install images with VMware vSphere 6.7.

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Added VMware vSphere 6.7 OS support

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

70c57479a8a257aa01e67fcb0b187d25ad75a6521433d8e92ee31249dac55749 VMW-ESX-6.7.0-nhpsa-2.0.30-8167186.zip

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Bundle file version is strictly for creating custom install images.
If you need to update the driver on a previously installed server, use the VIB format instead.

See instructions for using VMware’s Image Builder in section “Using vSphere Image Builder CLI” in vSphere Installation and Setup section of vSphere documentation at  http://www.vmware.com/support/


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Version:2.0.42-1 (26 Jul 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Fix issue where the hot-plug operation while on HBA mode could be unreliable due to an incorrect controller behavior in SEP configurations
  • Fix problems causing driver to run out of command slots during high-IO conditions.
  • Fix incorrect status shown on aborted AIO requests
  • Fix dangerous wait in mempool allocation
  • Fix problem preventing Task Management reset during high IO

Version:2.0.38-1 (2 Apr 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


•    Addressed an issue with incorrect target parameter in the path properties that prevented OneView from determining if enclosure was mapped correctly.
•    Addressed an intermittent issue, which was observed under low memory conditions, where the controller might not be detected by Smart Storage Administrator CLI application.

Enhancements

•    Allows dynamic debug messaging level change. This is in addition to the existing method of a module parameter change and system reboot
•    Add a module parameter for controlling enclosure presentation.


Version:2.0.30-1 (26 Jun 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Added VMware vSphere 6.7 OS support

Type: Driver - Storage Controller
Version: 2.0.30-1(26 Jun 2018)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.7

Description

This bundle file is for updating the HPE ProLiant Smart Array driver when creating custom install images with VMware vSphere 6.7.

Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Added VMware vSphere 6.7 OS support

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

70c57479a8a257aa01e67fcb0b187d25ad75a6521433d8e92ee31249dac55749 VMW-ESX-6.7.0-nhpsa-2.0.30-8167186.zip

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Bundle file version is strictly for creating custom install images.
If you need to update the driver on a previously installed server, use the VIB format instead.

See instructions for using VMware’s Image Builder in section “Using vSphere Image Builder CLI” in vSphere Installation and Setup section of vSphere documentation at  http://www.vmware.com/support/


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Revision History

Version:2.0.42-1 (26 Jul 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Fix issue where the hot-plug operation while on HBA mode could be unreliable due to an incorrect controller behavior in SEP configurations
  • Fix problems causing driver to run out of command slots during high-IO conditions.
  • Fix incorrect status shown on aborted AIO requests
  • Fix dangerous wait in mempool allocation
  • Fix problem preventing Task Management reset during high IO

Version:2.0.38-1 (2 Apr 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


•    Addressed an issue with incorrect target parameter in the path properties that prevented OneView from determining if enclosure was mapped correctly.
•    Addressed an intermittent issue, which was observed under low memory conditions, where the controller might not be detected by Smart Storage Administrator CLI application.

Enhancements

•    Allows dynamic debug messaging level change. This is in addition to the existing method of a module parameter change and system reboot
•    Add a module parameter for controlling enclosure presentation.


Version:2.0.30-1 (26 Jun 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Added VMware vSphere 6.7 OS support

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