WARNING! Do not cycle power or restart devices during a firmware update. If the update is interrupted or there is a power failure, the module could become inoperative. If this occurs, contact technical support. The module may need to be returned to the factory for reprogramming.
CAUTION: Updating the firmware of disk drives in a virtual disk risks the loss of data and causes the drives to be temporarily inaccessible.
IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the HP MSA 2040 Storage Arrays.
NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HP MSA 2040 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HP Modular Storage Array Reference Guides. All firmware flash progress messages are logged to %systemdrive%\CPQSYSTEM\Log\MSA2000_IP.log and flash summary is logged to %systemdrive%\CPQSYSTEM\Log\cpqsetup.log.
IMPORTANT: Please refer to the best practices document for special considerations regarding the pre-install conditions for flashing hard drives in HP MSA 2040 Storage Arrays.
To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with
this MD5 Checksum value:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.
Installation instructions using Smart Component:
The Smart Component package is a self-extracting executable. You can execute this module from the Windows graphical user interface (GUI) or the command line console (CLI).
- Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
- Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the directory containing the download.
- Double click the executable file.
- Follow onscreen instructions.
Execute the Smart Component by entering the following command: CPxxxxxxx.exe /target <ip_address> /user <username> /passwd <password> /s
- ip_address is the management IP address of the array controller
- username is the username account with management rights
- password is the password for username
Instead of command line parameters you can use the following DOS environment variables:
- oa_address: set this variable for the IP address of array controller
- oa_username : set this variable for the username of array controller
- oa_password : set this variable for the password of that username
- For details on supported command options, see the online help by executing the command CPxxxxxx.exe /h.