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HP ProLiant Smart Array SAS/SATA Controller Driver for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition

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Type: Driver - Storage Controller
Version: 6.28.0.64 (C)(1 Apr 2016)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Essential Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Small Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials
File name: cp028066.exe (729 KB)
This component provides support for the HP Smart Array SAS/SATA Controllers.

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added support for HP ProLiant WS460c Gen8 Graphics Server Blade.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this MD5 Checksum value:

89663e66e89075728dd914851e16c465 cp028066.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory. The downloaded file is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the Smart Component Number.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Version:6.28.0.64 (C) (1 Apr 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added support for HP ProLiant WS460c Gen8 Graphics Server Blade.


Version:6.28.0.64 (18 Feb 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Enables customers to make use of Microsoft HotFix which enables 64-bit command addressing described by MS KB2468345.

Version:6.26.0.64(A) (10 Sep 2013)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.26.0.64 of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.26.0.64(A)


  • Support added for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials
  • Added support for the following servers
    • HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 Server
    • HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8
    • HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 Server
    • HP ProLiant SL250s Gen8 Server
    • HP ProLiant SL230s Gen8 Server 
    • HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 Server
    • HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Server

Version:6.26.0.64 (19 Feb 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


 

Enhancements

  • Volumes are automatically available after completing Rapid Parity Initialization 

Version:6.24.0.64 (C) (26 Oct 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.24.0.64 or 6.24.0.64(B ), then it is not necessary to update to version 6.24.0.64(C )


  • Revised Smart Component package internal file. Driver functionality has not changed.

Version:6.24.0.64(B) (4 Sep 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.24.0.64 of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.24.0.64(b)


  • Fixed HPSUM installation issue with the SB40c hardware connected

Version:6.24.0.64 (4 Jun 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Maximum block transfer size increased to 1024K for tape devices running on Windows 2008
  • Error handling has been improved for hardware failures
Enhancements

Added support for the HP Smart Array 822 controller


Version:6.22.0.64 (27 Mar 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • The product name, HP Smart Array P712m, is now correctly displayed on the System Management Home Page.
  • HP Smart Array E200 no longer displays a blue screen with INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR bug check (value of 0x000000A) error message during hibernation with Microsoft Windows 2008 SP2 x86.
  • StorageWorks external SAS 920 tape drive no longer causes a potential blue screen with STOP 0x000000D1 error message when it is unplugged or shut off.
Enhancements

New support for the following HP Smart Array Controllers

  • HP Smart Array P222
  • HP Smart Array P420
  • HP Smart Array P421
  • HP Smart Array P420i
  • HP Smart Array P220i
     

Version:6.20.2.64 (2 Sep 2010)
Fixes

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


Fixes intermittent driver synchronization issue when running in a large configuration with a heavy workload.


Version:6.20.0.64 (8 Mar 2010)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.

IMPORTANT: The HP CISSs2 Driver Version 6.18.2.x for Windows Server 2003/2008 is no longer available for download. If this version of the driver has been installed on a server in your computing environment, it should be immediately upgraded to version 6.20.0.x (or later). For additional information, reference the Customer Advisory available at the following URL:

 

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02037556


Improved I/O distribution in greater than 4 logical drive configurations.

Enhancements

Added support for HP Smart Array P812 controller.

Added support for handling logical drive failure more gracefully. This improves the system responsiveness after logical drive failure.

Increased per I/O max transfer size from 512K to 1M.


Version:6.18.0.64 (18 Aug 2009)
Fixes

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


Fixed reporting incorrect firmware/board revision information.

Changed default to turn on I/O bar reduction.

Fixed a Storport (checked build) warning on Input/output control (ioctl) pass-through command.

Enhancements

Added support for the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition

Added Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 KGROUP support.

Exposed Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 KGROUP setting on driver’s WMI provider.

Added report LUN support to satisfy new SCSI compliance on WLK v1.3.

Improved performance for the following:

  • Sequential access
  • Lower CPU Utilization

Added support for following new firmware features:

  • Cache synchronization
  • Power Action

Enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%\cpqsystem\log directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG.


Version:6.14.0.64 (C) (14 Sep 2009)
Enhancements

No functional changes have occurred for HP ProLiant Smart Array SAS/SATA Controller Driver (HPCISSS2 driver), only enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%\cpqsystem\log directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG. If you have previously installed version 6.14.0.64(B) of this driver, then you do not need to upgrade to version 6.14.0.64(C).

Added support for HP ProLiant WS460c G6 Workstation Blade.


Version:6.14.0.64 (B) (6 May 2009)
Enhancements
No functional changes have occurred for HP ProLiant Smart Array SAS/SATA Controller Driver (HPCISSS2 driver), only added support for Microsoft Windows Foundation Server 2008. If you have previously installed version 6.14.0.64 of this driver, then you do not need to upgrade to version 6.14.0.64(B).

Version:6.14.0.64 (22 Jan 2009)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


Corrected issue introduced in version 6.13.0.x of the HP ProLiant Smart Array SAS/SATA Controller Driver (HPCISSS2 driver) that could result in a Blue Screen error when upgrading from version 6.12.0.x to version 6.13.0.x.

Note: If you have already upgraded to version 6.13.0.xx and not encountered this failure after the first reboot, then you will not encounter it. It is advisable to go ahead and upgrade to version 6.14.0.xx so that you will be at the latest recommended version.

Enhancements

Added support for the following controllers:

    • HP Smart Array P212
    • HP Smart Array P410
    • HP Smart Array P411
    • HP Smart Array P410i

New support for tape libraries on the controllers listed above.

    • HP StorageWorks 1/8 G2 SAS Tape Autoloaders
    • HP StorageWorks MSL2024 SAS Tape Library
    • HP StorageWorks MSL4048 SAS Tape Library
    • HP StorageWorks MSL8096 SAS Tape Library

The component installer has been updated to recognize if it is running within a virtualized guest environment.


Version:6.13.2.64 (10 Nov 2008)
Fixes

Resolved a blue screen issue when connecting HP Smart Array P700m Controller (HP P700m) to HP StorageWorks MSL2024 Tape Library (HP MSL2024) with 2 Tape Drives.

Note: If you have installed version 6.13.0.xx of this driver and do not have a HP P700m connected to the HP MSL2024, then you do not need to upgrade to version 6.13.2.xx.


Type: Driver - Storage Controller
Version: 6.28.0.64 (C)(1 Apr 2016)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Essential Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Small Business
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials

Description

This component provides support for the HP Smart Array SAS/SATA Controllers.

Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added support for HP ProLiant WS460c Gen8 Graphics Server Blade.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this MD5 Checksum value:

89663e66e89075728dd914851e16c465 cp028066.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory. The downloaded file is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the Smart Component Number.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Revision History

Version:6.28.0.64 (C) (1 Apr 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Added support for HP ProLiant WS460c Gen8 Graphics Server Blade.


Version:6.28.0.64 (18 Feb 2014)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Enables customers to make use of Microsoft HotFix which enables 64-bit command addressing described by MS KB2468345.

Version:6.26.0.64(A) (10 Sep 2013)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.26.0.64 of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.26.0.64(A)


  • Support added for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard and Essentials
  • Added support for the following servers
    • HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 Server
    • HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8
    • HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Server
    • HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 Server
    • HP ProLiant SL250s Gen8 Server
    • HP ProLiant SL230s Gen8 Server 
    • HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8 Server
    • HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 Server

Version:6.26.0.64 (19 Feb 2013)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


 

Enhancements

  • Volumes are automatically available after completing Rapid Parity Initialization 

Version:6.24.0.64 (C) (26 Oct 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.24.0.64 or 6.24.0.64(B ), then it is not necessary to update to version 6.24.0.64(C )


  • Revised Smart Component package internal file. Driver functionality has not changed.

Version:6.24.0.64(B) (4 Sep 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.

If the target controller was successfully updated to version 6.24.0.64 of this driver, then it is not necessary to update to version 6.24.0.64(b)


  • Fixed HPSUM installation issue with the SB40c hardware connected

Version:6.24.0.64 (4 Jun 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • Maximum block transfer size increased to 1024K for tape devices running on Windows 2008
  • Error handling has been improved for hardware failures
Enhancements

Added support for the HP Smart Array 822 controller


Version:6.22.0.64 (27 Mar 2012)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


  • The product name, HP Smart Array P712m, is now correctly displayed on the System Management Home Page.
  • HP Smart Array E200 no longer displays a blue screen with INTERNAL_POWER_ERROR bug check (value of 0x000000A) error message during hibernation with Microsoft Windows 2008 SP2 x86.
  • StorageWorks external SAS 920 tape drive no longer causes a potential blue screen with STOP 0x000000D1 error message when it is unplugged or shut off.
Enhancements

New support for the following HP Smart Array Controllers

  • HP Smart Array P222
  • HP Smart Array P420
  • HP Smart Array P421
  • HP Smart Array P420i
  • HP Smart Array P220i
     

Version:6.20.2.64 (2 Sep 2010)
Fixes

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


Fixes intermittent driver synchronization issue when running in a large configuration with a heavy workload.


Version:6.20.0.64 (8 Mar 2010)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.

IMPORTANT: The HP CISSs2 Driver Version 6.18.2.x for Windows Server 2003/2008 is no longer available for download. If this version of the driver has been installed on a server in your computing environment, it should be immediately upgraded to version 6.20.0.x (or later). For additional information, reference the Customer Advisory available at the following URL:

 

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02037556


Improved I/O distribution in greater than 4 logical drive configurations.

Enhancements

Added support for HP Smart Array P812 controller.

Added support for handling logical drive failure more gracefully. This improves the system responsiveness after logical drive failure.

Increased per I/O max transfer size from 512K to 1M.


Version:6.18.0.64 (18 Aug 2009)
Fixes

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


Fixed reporting incorrect firmware/board revision information.

Changed default to turn on I/O bar reduction.

Fixed a Storport (checked build) warning on Input/output control (ioctl) pass-through command.

Enhancements

Added support for the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation Edition

Added Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 KGROUP support.

Exposed Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 KGROUP setting on driver’s WMI provider.

Added report LUN support to satisfy new SCSI compliance on WLK v1.3.

Improved performance for the following:

  • Sequential access
  • Lower CPU Utilization

Added support for following new firmware features:

  • Cache synchronization
  • Power Action

Enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%\cpqsystem\log directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG.


Version:6.14.0.64 (C) (14 Sep 2009)
Enhancements

No functional changes have occurred for HP ProLiant Smart Array SAS/SATA Controller Driver (HPCISSS2 driver), only enhanced component-level logging has been implemented in the smart component installer. The generated log file will be located on the target system in %SYSTEMROOT%\cpqsystem\log directory under the name CPQSETUP.LOG. If you have previously installed version 6.14.0.64(B) of this driver, then you do not need to upgrade to version 6.14.0.64(C).

Added support for HP ProLiant WS460c G6 Workstation Blade.


Version:6.14.0.64 (B) (6 May 2009)
Enhancements
No functional changes have occurred for HP ProLiant Smart Array SAS/SATA Controller Driver (HPCISSS2 driver), only added support for Microsoft Windows Foundation Server 2008. If you have previously installed version 6.14.0.64 of this driver, then you do not need to upgrade to version 6.14.0.64(B).

Version:6.14.0.64 (22 Jan 2009)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


Corrected issue introduced in version 6.13.0.x of the HP ProLiant Smart Array SAS/SATA Controller Driver (HPCISSS2 driver) that could result in a Blue Screen error when upgrading from version 6.12.0.x to version 6.13.0.x.

Note: If you have already upgraded to version 6.13.0.xx and not encountered this failure after the first reboot, then you will not encounter it. It is advisable to go ahead and upgrade to version 6.14.0.xx so that you will be at the latest recommended version.

Enhancements

Added support for the following controllers:

    • HP Smart Array P212
    • HP Smart Array P410
    • HP Smart Array P411
    • HP Smart Array P410i

New support for tape libraries on the controllers listed above.

    • HP StorageWorks 1/8 G2 SAS Tape Autoloaders
    • HP StorageWorks MSL2024 SAS Tape Library
    • HP StorageWorks MSL4048 SAS Tape Library
    • HP StorageWorks MSL8096 SAS Tape Library

The component installer has been updated to recognize if it is running within a virtualized guest environment.


Version:6.13.2.64 (10 Nov 2008)
Fixes

Resolved a blue screen issue when connecting HP Smart Array P700m Controller (HP P700m) to HP StorageWorks MSL2024 Tape Library (HP MSL2024) with 2 Tape Drives.

Note: If you have installed version 6.13.0.xx of this driver and do not have a HP P700m connected to the HP MSL2024, then you do not need to upgrade to version 6.13.2.xx.


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