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Firmware Flash Component for Windows - HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 1TB and 2TB 12G SAS 7.2K rpm SFF Drive Models (MM1000JEFRB and MM2000JEFRC)

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Type: Firmware - SAS Storage Disk
Version: HPD8(24 Aug 2018)
Operating System(s): HP-UX 11.31 (IA)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
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 vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 6.0
VMware vSphere 6.5
File name: cp035994.exe (6.8 MB)
This Windows Smart Component contains a firmware update for SFF hard drive models MM1000JEFRB (1TB 12G SAS 7.2K) and MM2000JEFRC (2TB 12G SAS 7.2K) in HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 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.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HPE 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 HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

IMPORTANT: HTTPS or Telnet service must be enabled on the arrays being updated and the corresponding connection must not be blocked by any firewall on the host system where the smart component is being executed. The Smart Component will manage the SFTP/FTP settings and PFU settings (enabled or disabled) in the arrays during flashing.


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

a473fd00e6413f2db8dab51d007fd13bd32914fefcaa18ce20865cf85efe49d1 cp035994.exe

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


Installation:

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).

GUI option:

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
  2. Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the directory containing the download.
  3. Double click the executable file.
  4. Follow onscreen instructions. After you are prompted for logon information, enter credentials for an account with management access rights.
  5. Wait for the installation to complete. Upon completion, a confirmation message is displayed.

CLI option:

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
  2. Using Windows command prompt, navigate to the directory containing the download.
  3. Execute the Smart Component by entering the following command:        

    CPxxxxxxx.exe /target <ip_address> /user <username> /passwd <password> /s
    where:
  •  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.

Wait for the installation to complete. Upon completion, a confirmation message is displayed.

NOTE:

  • Stop all I/O to array before starting the firmware update.
  • When prompted for logon information, enter credentials for an account with management access rights.
  • For details on supported command options, see the online help by executing the command CPxxxxxx.exe /h or /?

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.


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.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HPE 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 HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

IMPORTANT: HTTPS or Telnet service must be enabled on the arrays being updated and the corresponding connection must not be blocked by any firewall on the host system where the smart component is being executed. The Smart Component will manage the SFTP/FTP settings and PFU settings (enabled or disabled) in the arrays during flashing.


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
  • HPE MSA 1050 SAN SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 1050 SAS SFF Storage  
  • HPE MSA 2050 SAN SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 2050 SAS SFF Storage  
  • HPE MSA 2052 SAN SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 2052 SAS SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 2050 SFF Disk Enclosure

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.

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.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HPE 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 HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

IMPORTANT: HTTPS or Telnet service must be enabled on the arrays being updated and the corresponding connection must not be blocked by any firewall on the host system where the smart component is being executed. The Smart Component will manage the SFTP/FTP settings and PFU settings (enabled or disabled) in the arrays during flashing.

Version:HPD8 (24 Aug 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 (18 Jan 2018)
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: HPD8(24 Aug 2018)
Operating System(s):
HP-UX 11.31 (IA)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
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 vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 6.0
VMware vSphere 6.5

Description

This Windows Smart Component contains a firmware update for SFF hard drive models MM1000JEFRB (1TB 12G SAS 7.2K) and MM2000JEFRC (2TB 12G SAS 7.2K) in HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 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.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HPE 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 HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

IMPORTANT: HTTPS or Telnet service must be enabled on the arrays being updated and the corresponding connection must not be blocked by any firewall on the host system where the smart component is being executed. The Smart Component will manage the SFTP/FTP settings and PFU settings (enabled or disabled) in the arrays during flashing.


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

a473fd00e6413f2db8dab51d007fd13bd32914fefcaa18ce20865cf85efe49d1 cp035994.exe

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


Installation:

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).

GUI option:

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
  2. Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the directory containing the download.
  3. Double click the executable file.
  4. Follow onscreen instructions. After you are prompted for logon information, enter credentials for an account with management access rights.
  5. Wait for the installation to complete. Upon completion, a confirmation message is displayed.

CLI option:

  1. Place the downloaded firmware package in a temporary directory.
  2. Using Windows command prompt, navigate to the directory containing the download.
  3. Execute the Smart Component by entering the following command:        

    CPxxxxxxx.exe /target <ip_address> /user <username> /passwd <password> /s
    where:
  •  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.

Wait for the installation to complete. Upon completion, a confirmation message is displayed.

NOTE:

  • Stop all I/O to array before starting the firmware update.
  • When prompted for logon information, enter credentials for an account with management access rights.
  • For details on supported command options, see the online help by executing the command CPxxxxxx.exe /h or /?

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.


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.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HPE 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 HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

IMPORTANT: HTTPS or Telnet service must be enabled on the arrays being updated and the corresponding connection must not be blocked by any firewall on the host system where the smart component is being executed. The Smart Component will manage the SFTP/FTP settings and PFU settings (enabled or disabled) in the arrays during flashing.


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
  • HPE MSA 1050 SAN SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 1050 SAS SFF Storage  
  • HPE MSA 2050 SAN SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 2050 SAS SFF Storage  
  • HPE MSA 2052 SAN SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 2052 SAS SFF Storage
  • HPE MSA 2050 SFF Disk Enclosure

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.

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.

IMPORTANT: Ensure that no other user is performing administrative functions on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

NOTE: Disk drive upgrades on the HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 is an offline process. All host and array I/O must be stopped prior to the upgrade. For more information, see the HPE 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 HPE MSA 1040/2040/1050/2050 Storage Array.

IMPORTANT: HTTPS or Telnet service must be enabled on the arrays being updated and the corresponding connection must not be blocked by any firewall on the host system where the smart component is being executed. The Smart Component will manage the SFTP/FTP settings and PFU settings (enabled or disabled) in the arrays during flashing.

Revision History

Version:HPD8 (24 Aug 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 (18 Jan 2018)
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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