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Type: Software - Storage
Version: 13.6.00(27 Nov 2017)
Operating System(s): OS Independent
Storevirtual OS 13.6 - Follow on release for SV3200 customers

StoreVirtual documentation—The following guides were updated for StoreVirtual OS version 13.6:

HPE StoreVirtual Management Console User Guide

HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide

HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage Installation Guide

HPE StoreVirtual OS REST API Reference Guide

Other guides released with StoreVirtual OS software version 13.5 support the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage and apply as well to StoreVirtual OS version 13.6.

The StoreVirtual DSM is no longer supported in the StoreVirtual OS software. For information about using the Microsoft Windows OS-provided multipathing driver, see the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide.

Prerequisites:

The following patches are prerequisites for upgrading to StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 or later. These patches are installed automatically through the Online Update feature.

• Patch 100-003-00—This patch delivers a system firmware update to resolve a rare condition where a reboot or power cycle is unsuccessful, requiring a controller replacement. Install the patch as part of an upgrade to StoreVirtual OS 13.6.Hewlett Packard Enterprise does not recommend running StoreVirtual OS 13.5 or earlier indefinitely with this or other patches installed.

• Patch 100-006-00—This patch delivers a firmware update for the cache backup system to address an issue that may require controller replacement after a system reboot or power cycle. Install the patch as part of an upgrade to StoreVirtual OS 13.6. Hewlett Packard Enterprise does not recommend running StoreVirtual OS 13.5 or earlier indefinitely with this or other patches installed.


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


Installation:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that all customers who are running an earlier version of software update to StoreVirtual OS version 13.6.

As a best practice, Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends upgrading software during times of non-peak activity to minimize any potential application impact.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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


Important:

StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 contains the following software components:

• HPE StoreVirtual OS Software Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual Management Console (SVMC) Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual OS Command Line Interface (CLI) Version 13.6.00.0241 (on-system only)

• HPE StoreVirtual OS REST API Version 2.1

• HPE StoreVirtual Storage Application Aware Snapshot Manager Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs for StoreVirtual OS Version 13.6.00.0241

The StoreVirtual DSM is no longer supported in the StoreVirtual OS software. For information about using the Microsoft Windows OS-provided multipathing driver, see the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide.

The StoreVirtual Migration Manager is not supported in StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 or 13.5.


Supported Devices and Features:

• HPE StoreVirtual 3200 (array enclosure)

• HPE StoreVirtual 3000 (disk enclosure)


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


CLI

The CLI command to create a cluster (a storage pool) succeeds even when a management group has two StoreVirtual 3200 storage systems.

Servers and server clusters

You can now use the SVMC to assign multiple servers to a single volume.

SNMP

The StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs have been updated, and the SNMP OID values are returned correctly.

Storage controller

• The storage controller cannot be powered off through the SVMC. The disabled Power Off button has been removed from the Storage Controller Actions menu choice, Power off or Reboot. However, the disabled Power Off button remains on the Reboot dialog where you enter the time delay before confirming the action.

• The VIP remains accessible through the SVMC when a storage controller being repaired or replaced fails over.

Performance

The following performance issues are fixed in Version 13.6:

• High latency at low queue depths

• Slow throughput during certain sequential I/O operations

• Multi-site volumes assigned to non-optimal site

• Host I/O timeouts and disconnects

Memory

· Improved memory utilization and consumption reporting

StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 contains the following software components:

• HPE StoreVirtual OS Software Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual Management Console (SVMC) Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual OS Command Line Interface (CLI) Version 13.6.00.0241 (on-system only)

• HPE StoreVirtual OS REST API Version 2.1

• HPE StoreVirtual Storage Application Aware Snapshot Manager Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs for StoreVirtual OS Version 13.6.00.0241

The StoreVirtual DSM is no longer supported in the StoreVirtual OS software. For information about using the Microsoft Windows OS-provided multipathing driver, see the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide.

The StoreVirtual Migration Manager is not supported in StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 or 13.5.

Version:13.6.00 (27 Nov 2017)
Fixes

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


CLI

The CLI command to create a cluster (a storage pool) succeeds even when a management group has two StoreVirtual 3200 storage systems.

Servers and server clusters

You can now use the SVMC to assign multiple servers to a single volume.

SNMP

The StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs have been updated, and the SNMP OID values are returned correctly.

Storage controller

• The storage controller cannot be powered off through the SVMC. The disabled Power Off button has been removed from the Storage Controller Actions menu choice, Power off or Reboot. However, the disabled Power Off button remains on the Reboot dialog where you enter the time delay before confirming the action.

• The VIP remains accessible through the SVMC when a storage controller being repaired or replaced fails over.

Performance

The following performance issues are fixed in Version 13.6:

• High latency at low queue depths

• Slow throughput during certain sequential I/O operations

• Multi-site volumes assigned to non-optimal site

• Host I/O timeouts and disconnects

Memory

· Improved memory utilization and consumption reporting

Enhancements

StoreVirtual documentation—The following guides were updated for StoreVirtual OS version 13.6:

HPE StoreVirtual Management Console User Guide

HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide

HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage Installation Guide

HPE StoreVirtual OS REST API Reference Guide

Other guides released with StoreVirtual OS software version 13.5 support the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage and apply as well to StoreVirtual OS version 13.6.

The StoreVirtual DSM is no longer supported in the StoreVirtual OS software. For information about using the Microsoft Windows OS-provided multipathing driver, see the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide.


Type: Software - Storage
Version: 13.6.00(27 Nov 2017)
Operating System(s):
OS Independent

Description

Storevirtual OS 13.6 - Follow on release for SV3200 customers

Enhancements

StoreVirtual documentation—The following guides were updated for StoreVirtual OS version 13.6:

HPE StoreVirtual Management Console User Guide

HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide

HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage Installation Guide

HPE StoreVirtual OS REST API Reference Guide

Other guides released with StoreVirtual OS software version 13.5 support the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage and apply as well to StoreVirtual OS version 13.6.

The StoreVirtual DSM is no longer supported in the StoreVirtual OS software. For information about using the Microsoft Windows OS-provided multipathing driver, see the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide.

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

The following patches are prerequisites for upgrading to StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 or later. These patches are installed automatically through the Online Update feature.

• Patch 100-003-00—This patch delivers a system firmware update to resolve a rare condition where a reboot or power cycle is unsuccessful, requiring a controller replacement. Install the patch as part of an upgrade to StoreVirtual OS 13.6.Hewlett Packard Enterprise does not recommend running StoreVirtual OS 13.5 or earlier indefinitely with this or other patches installed.

• Patch 100-006-00—This patch delivers a firmware update for the cache backup system to address an issue that may require controller replacement after a system reboot or power cycle. Install the patch as part of an upgrade to StoreVirtual OS 13.6. Hewlett Packard Enterprise does not recommend running StoreVirtual OS 13.5 or earlier indefinitely with this or other patches installed.


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


Installation:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that all customers who are running an earlier version of software update to StoreVirtual OS version 13.6.

As a best practice, Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends upgrading software during times of non-peak activity to minimize any potential application impact.


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.


Important:

StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 contains the following software components:

• HPE StoreVirtual OS Software Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual Management Console (SVMC) Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual OS Command Line Interface (CLI) Version 13.6.00.0241 (on-system only)

• HPE StoreVirtual OS REST API Version 2.1

• HPE StoreVirtual Storage Application Aware Snapshot Manager Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs for StoreVirtual OS Version 13.6.00.0241

The StoreVirtual DSM is no longer supported in the StoreVirtual OS software. For information about using the Microsoft Windows OS-provided multipathing driver, see the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide.

The StoreVirtual Migration Manager is not supported in StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 or 13.5.


Supported Devices and Features:

• HPE StoreVirtual 3200 (array enclosure)

• HPE StoreVirtual 3000 (disk enclosure)


Fixes

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


CLI

The CLI command to create a cluster (a storage pool) succeeds even when a management group has two StoreVirtual 3200 storage systems.

Servers and server clusters

You can now use the SVMC to assign multiple servers to a single volume.

SNMP

The StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs have been updated, and the SNMP OID values are returned correctly.

Storage controller

• The storage controller cannot be powered off through the SVMC. The disabled Power Off button has been removed from the Storage Controller Actions menu choice, Power off or Reboot. However, the disabled Power Off button remains on the Reboot dialog where you enter the time delay before confirming the action.

• The VIP remains accessible through the SVMC when a storage controller being repaired or replaced fails over.

Performance

The following performance issues are fixed in Version 13.6:

• High latency at low queue depths

• Slow throughput during certain sequential I/O operations

• Multi-site volumes assigned to non-optimal site

• Host I/O timeouts and disconnects

Memory

· Improved memory utilization and consumption reporting

Important

StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 contains the following software components:

• HPE StoreVirtual OS Software Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual Management Console (SVMC) Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual OS Command Line Interface (CLI) Version 13.6.00.0241 (on-system only)

• HPE StoreVirtual OS REST API Version 2.1

• HPE StoreVirtual Storage Application Aware Snapshot Manager Version 13.6.00.0241

• HPE StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs for StoreVirtual OS Version 13.6.00.0241

The StoreVirtual DSM is no longer supported in the StoreVirtual OS software. For information about using the Microsoft Windows OS-provided multipathing driver, see the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide.

The StoreVirtual Migration Manager is not supported in StoreVirtual OS version 13.6 or 13.5.

Revision History

Version:13.6.00 (27 Nov 2017)
Fixes

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


CLI

The CLI command to create a cluster (a storage pool) succeeds even when a management group has two StoreVirtual 3200 storage systems.

Servers and server clusters

You can now use the SVMC to assign multiple servers to a single volume.

SNMP

The StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs have been updated, and the SNMP OID values are returned correctly.

Storage controller

• The storage controller cannot be powered off through the SVMC. The disabled Power Off button has been removed from the Storage Controller Actions menu choice, Power off or Reboot. However, the disabled Power Off button remains on the Reboot dialog where you enter the time delay before confirming the action.

• The VIP remains accessible through the SVMC when a storage controller being repaired or replaced fails over.

Performance

The following performance issues are fixed in Version 13.6:

• High latency at low queue depths

• Slow throughput during certain sequential I/O operations

• Multi-site volumes assigned to non-optimal site

• Host I/O timeouts and disconnects

Memory

· Improved memory utilization and consumption reporting

Enhancements

StoreVirtual documentation—The following guides were updated for StoreVirtual OS version 13.6:

HPE StoreVirtual Management Console User Guide

HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide

HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage Installation Guide

HPE StoreVirtual OS REST API Reference Guide

Other guides released with StoreVirtual OS software version 13.5 support the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage and apply as well to StoreVirtual OS version 13.6.

The StoreVirtual DSM is no longer supported in the StoreVirtual OS software. For information about using the Microsoft Windows OS-provided multipathing driver, see the HPE StoreVirtual 3200 Storage User Guide.


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