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* RECOMMENDED * HPE MSA 1040/2040 1TB and 2TB 12G SAS 7.2K rpm SFF Drive Models (MM1000JEFRB and MM2000JEFRC) Hard Drive Firmware

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD7(15 Aug 2017)
Operating System(s): HP-UX 11.23
HP-UX 11.31 (IA)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
VMware ESXi 5.0
VMware vSphere 5.1
VMware vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 6.0
Multi-part download
File name: HP_MM1000JEFRB_HPD7.fla (1.9 MB)
File name: HP_MM2000JEFRC_HPD7.fla (1.9 MB)
The firmware available in this download is specifically packaged for flashing the SFF hard drive models MM1000JEFRB (1TB 12G SAS 7.2K) and MM2000JEFRC (2TB 12G SAS 7.2K) when configured in HPE MSA 1040/2040 Storage Array.

Prerequisites:

WARNING! Do not power cycle 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: Before upgrading firmware, ensure that the storage system configuration is stable and is not being reconfigured or changed in any way. If configuration changes are in progress, monitor them and wait until they are completed before proceeding with the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: As with any firmware upgrade, it is a recommended best practice to ensure that you have a full backup prior to the upgrade.

NOTE:

  • Drives of the same model in the storage system must have the same firmware revision.
  • To install this firmware, you must download the firmware package from the HPE website and save the file to your local filesystem.

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

0c820c1a35b711ce3c205255ec1cff6f0ae4d0b684e6b48054d237a2ab83ca58 HP_MM1000JEFRB_HPD7.fla
5353f066ed8773776bf332f4fe432d67a7cb1b8dbfde0810430e9fd9f51812d9 HP_MM2000JEFRC_HPD7.fla

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


Installation:

Installation instructions using Storage Management Utility (SMU):

  1. Place the downloaded firmware file in a temporary directory.
  2. Stop I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.
  3. Login to the SMU. For SMU [v2] select Tools > Update Firmware and for SMU [v3] go to System > Actions > Update Firmware > Update Disk Drives. A table displays currently installed firmware versions.
  4. Select the drives to update. Click Browse and select the firmware file to install.
  5. Click Install Disk Firmware File or if using SMU [v3] click on OK button.
  6. Wait for progress messages to specify that the update is complete.
  7. In the SMU display, verify that the proper firmware version appears for each disk drive.

Installation instructions using FTP: 

Using the SMU, prepare to use FTP:

  • Determine the network-port IP addresses of the system controllers.
  • Verify that the system FTP service is enabled.
  • Verify that the user you will login, has permission to use the FTP interface and manage access rights.

Obtain address of the disks:

  • Obtain the address of each disk to be loaded in the form (for example, 0:1 and 1:9) and obtain the firmware revision of each of these disks.
  • Determine which disks need to be updated based on the revision.
  • Note: In SMU [v2], the disk addresses are displayed by clicking on each enclosure in the Configuration View, present in the left pane and then selecting the desired disk. The needed data is displayed in the fields labeled 'Enclosure ID', 'Slot' and 'Revision'. In SMU [v3], System->Front and put cursor on disk,Tool tip shows the location of the disk.
  • Note: In the CLI, enter 'show disks'. The required information is displayed in the columns labeled 'Location' and 'Revision'.

Instructions for updating disk firmware using FTP:

  1. Stop all I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.
  2. Place the downloaded firmware file in a temporary directory.
  3. Open a command prompt (Windows) or a terminal window (UNIX), and navigate to the directory containing the firmware file to load.
  4. Enter ftp <ip address>. (For example: ftp 10.1.0.9)
  5. Login via FTP with username and password having manage access rights
  6. To update a specific drive, type "put FILENAME disk:ENCLOSURE-ID:SLOT-NUMBER" where FILENAME is the name of new firmware image to load, ENCLOSURE-ID is the enclosure number and SLOT-NUMBER is the slot number of the drive in the enclosure.
  7. It typically takes several minutes for the firmware update progress messages to be displayed in this FTP interface during this time. WARNING! Do not power cycle or restart during the firmware update as this can result in loss of capabilities for this unit.
  8. Repeat steps 6-7 for each disk to update in each enclosure.
  9. Using SMU or CLI verify that the proper firmware version appears for each disk drive.

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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


Important:

WARNING! Do not power cycle 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: Before upgrading firmware, ensure that the storage system configuration is stable and is not being reconfigured or changed in any way. If configuration changes are in progress, monitor them and wait until they are completed before proceeding with the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: As with any firmware upgrade, it is a recommended best practice to ensure that you have a full backup prior to the upgrade.

NOTE:

  • Drives of the same model in the storage system must have the same firmware revision.
  • To install this firmware, you must download the firmware package from the HPE website and save the file to your local filesystem.

Supported Devices and Features:

Firmware on the listed drives can be updated when attached to any of the following Storage Systems:

  • HPE MSA 1040 SAN SFF Storage      
  • HPE MSA 1040 SAS SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 2040 SAN SFF Storage    
  • HPE MSA 2040 SAS SFF Storage 
  • HPE MSA 2042 SAN SFF Storage   
  • HPE MSA 2042 SAS SFF Storage   

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


Following fixes were added to this version of firmware:

  • This firmware improves HDD reliability when HDDs are exposed to long periods of host inactivity that exceed 1 second. HDDs may become unresponsive when using HDD firmware prior to version HPD7. 

  • This firmware also contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.

  • This firmware prevents asserts on a sequential write which can result in devices being lost from the configuration. It also preserves persistent reservation through downloads which prevents loss of performance.

WARNING! Do not power cycle 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: Before upgrading firmware, ensure that the storage system configuration is stable and is not being reconfigured or changed in any way. If configuration changes are in progress, monitor them and wait until they are completed before proceeding with the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: As with any firmware upgrade, it is a recommended best practice to ensure that you have a full backup prior to the upgrade.

NOTE:

  • Drives of the same model in the storage system must have the same firmware revision.
  • To install this firmware, you must download the firmware package from the HPE website and save the file to your local filesystem.
Version:HPD8 (20 Jul 2018)
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.


Following fixes were added to this version of firmware:

  • This firmware allows the drive to meet the requirements for Azure Stack certification. 
  • This firmware contains a change to the reported drive serial number in VPD page 80.  It will now report the same as is displayed on the drive label.  Any removed characters are replaced with blank place holders so the log format will not be changed.

Version:HPD7 (15 Aug 2017)
Fixes

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


Following fixes were added to this version of firmware:

  • This firmware improves HDD reliability when HDDs are exposed to long periods of host inactivity that exceed 1 second. HDDs may become unresponsive when using HDD firmware prior to version HPD7. 

  • This firmware also contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.

  • This firmware prevents asserts on a sequential write which can result in devices being lost from the configuration. It also preserves persistent reservation through downloads which prevents loss of performance.


Version:HPD4 (7 Oct 2015)
Fixes

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


Following issue is fixed in this firmware:

  • This firmware contains a fix to prevent incorrect data from potentially occurring. Failure has not been reported by a customer but was found in a lab testing environment. Exposure is limited due to a narrow window of opportunity following a hard reset.

Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD7(15 Aug 2017)
Operating System(s):
HP-UX 11.23
HP-UX 11.31 (IA)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server (x86-64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (AMD64/EM64T)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
VMware ESXi 5.0
VMware vSphere 5.1
VMware vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 6.0

Description

The firmware available in this download is specifically packaged for flashing the SFF hard drive models MM1000JEFRB (1TB 12G SAS 7.2K) and MM2000JEFRC (2TB 12G SAS 7.2K) when configured in HPE MSA 1040/2040 Storage Array.

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

WARNING! Do not power cycle 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: Before upgrading firmware, ensure that the storage system configuration is stable and is not being reconfigured or changed in any way. If configuration changes are in progress, monitor them and wait until they are completed before proceeding with the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: As with any firmware upgrade, it is a recommended best practice to ensure that you have a full backup prior to the upgrade.

NOTE:

  • Drives of the same model in the storage system must have the same firmware revision.
  • To install this firmware, you must download the firmware package from the HPE website and save the file to your local filesystem.

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

0c820c1a35b711ce3c205255ec1cff6f0ae4d0b684e6b48054d237a2ab83ca58 HP_MM1000JEFRB_HPD7.fla
5353f066ed8773776bf332f4fe432d67a7cb1b8dbfde0810430e9fd9f51812d9 HP_MM2000JEFRC_HPD7.fla

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


Installation:

Installation instructions using Storage Management Utility (SMU):

  1. Place the downloaded firmware file in a temporary directory.
  2. Stop I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.
  3. Login to the SMU. For SMU [v2] select Tools > Update Firmware and for SMU [v3] go to System > Actions > Update Firmware > Update Disk Drives. A table displays currently installed firmware versions.
  4. Select the drives to update. Click Browse and select the firmware file to install.
  5. Click Install Disk Firmware File or if using SMU [v3] click on OK button.
  6. Wait for progress messages to specify that the update is complete.
  7. In the SMU display, verify that the proper firmware version appears for each disk drive.

Installation instructions using FTP: 

Using the SMU, prepare to use FTP:

  • Determine the network-port IP addresses of the system controllers.
  • Verify that the system FTP service is enabled.
  • Verify that the user you will login, has permission to use the FTP interface and manage access rights.

Obtain address of the disks:

  • Obtain the address of each disk to be loaded in the form (for example, 0:1 and 1:9) and obtain the firmware revision of each of these disks.
  • Determine which disks need to be updated based on the revision.
  • Note: In SMU [v2], the disk addresses are displayed by clicking on each enclosure in the Configuration View, present in the left pane and then selecting the desired disk. The needed data is displayed in the fields labeled 'Enclosure ID', 'Slot' and 'Revision'. In SMU [v3], System->Front and put cursor on disk,Tool tip shows the location of the disk.
  • Note: In the CLI, enter 'show disks'. The required information is displayed in the columns labeled 'Location' and 'Revision'.

Instructions for updating disk firmware using FTP:

  1. Stop all I/O to vdisks before starting the firmware update.
  2. Place the downloaded firmware file in a temporary directory.
  3. Open a command prompt (Windows) or a terminal window (UNIX), and navigate to the directory containing the firmware file to load.
  4. Enter ftp <ip address>. (For example: ftp 10.1.0.9)
  5. Login via FTP with username and password having manage access rights
  6. To update a specific drive, type "put FILENAME disk:ENCLOSURE-ID:SLOT-NUMBER" where FILENAME is the name of new firmware image to load, ENCLOSURE-ID is the enclosure number and SLOT-NUMBER is the slot number of the drive in the enclosure.
  7. It typically takes several minutes for the firmware update progress messages to be displayed in this FTP interface during this time. WARNING! Do not power cycle or restart during the firmware update as this can result in loss of capabilities for this unit.
  8. Repeat steps 6-7 for each disk to update in each enclosure.
  9. Using SMU or CLI verify that the proper firmware version appears for each disk drive.

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:

WARNING! Do not power cycle 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: Before upgrading firmware, ensure that the storage system configuration is stable and is not being reconfigured or changed in any way. If configuration changes are in progress, monitor them and wait until they are completed before proceeding with the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: As with any firmware upgrade, it is a recommended best practice to ensure that you have a full backup prior to the upgrade.

NOTE:

  • Drives of the same model in the storage system must have the same firmware revision.
  • To install this firmware, you must download the firmware package from the HPE website and save the file to your local filesystem.

Supported Devices and Features:

Firmware on the listed drives can be updated when attached to any of the following Storage Systems:

  • HPE MSA 1040 SAN SFF Storage      
  • HPE MSA 1040 SAS SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 2040 SAN SFF Storage    
  • HPE MSA 2040 SAS SFF Storage 
  • HPE MSA 2042 SAN SFF Storage   
  • HPE MSA 2042 SAS SFF Storage   

Fixes

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


Following fixes were added to this version of firmware:

  • This firmware improves HDD reliability when HDDs are exposed to long periods of host inactivity that exceed 1 second. HDDs may become unresponsive when using HDD firmware prior to version HPD7. 

  • This firmware also contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.

  • This firmware prevents asserts on a sequential write which can result in devices being lost from the configuration. It also preserves persistent reservation through downloads which prevents loss of performance.

Important

WARNING! Do not power cycle 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: Before upgrading firmware, ensure that the storage system configuration is stable and is not being reconfigured or changed in any way. If configuration changes are in progress, monitor them and wait until they are completed before proceeding with the upgrade.

IMPORTANT: As with any firmware upgrade, it is a recommended best practice to ensure that you have a full backup prior to the upgrade.

NOTE:

  • Drives of the same model in the storage system must have the same firmware revision.
  • To install this firmware, you must download the firmware package from the HPE website and save the file to your local filesystem.

Revision History

Version:HPD8 (20 Jul 2018)
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.


Following fixes were added to this version of firmware:

  • This firmware allows the drive to meet the requirements for Azure Stack certification. 
  • This firmware contains a change to the reported drive serial number in VPD page 80.  It will now report the same as is displayed on the drive label.  Any removed characters are replaced with blank place holders so the log format will not be changed.

Version:HPD7 (15 Aug 2017)
Fixes

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


Following fixes were added to this version of firmware:

  • This firmware improves HDD reliability when HDDs are exposed to long periods of host inactivity that exceed 1 second. HDDs may become unresponsive when using HDD firmware prior to version HPD7. 

  • This firmware also contains a change which prevents an incorrect reassign status of a repaired sector from being logged.

  • This firmware prevents asserts on a sequential write which can result in devices being lost from the configuration. It also preserves persistent reservation through downloads which prevents loss of performance.


Version:HPD4 (7 Oct 2015)
Fixes

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


Following issue is fixed in this firmware:

  • This firmware contains a fix to prevent incorrect data from potentially occurring. Failure has not been reported by a customer but was found in a lab testing environment. Exposure is limited due to a narrow window of opportunity following a hard reset.

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