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* RECOMMENDED * Online HDD/SDD Flash Component for Windows (x64) - VK000480GWSXF, VK000960GWSXH, VK001920GWSXK, MK000480GWUGF, MK000960GWUGH, MK001920GWUGK Drives

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Type: Firmware - SATA Storage Disk
Version: HPG2(B)(20 Dec 2019)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019
Multi-part download
File name: cp040795.compsig (2.1 KB)
File name: cp040795.exe (2.9 MB)
File name: cp040795.md5 (48 Bytes)
This x64 Smart Component provides firmware for the following drive model: VK000480GWSXF, VK000960GWSXH, VK001920GWSXK, MK000480GWUGF, MK000960GWUGH, MK001920GWUGK Drives

  • Added support for Windows Server 2019.

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

86db6a2a922b2efafbfa6be9901435ed33e5194e7fc5a19c5e6c3d26be3e95b6 cp040795.compsig
612e928e962f9d7f39a906a7cd9768df449a7e87ffc560625709b163eb439059 cp040795.exe
6c7cb94d9506a4141890e7ed75ba14813adcd16f197adfba9fc9b006d75ba500 cp040795.md5

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot may be required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

To update firmware from Windows operating system on target server:

  • Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory.
  • Double-click on the Smart Component.
  • Follow the directions given by the Smart Component.
  • Reboot your system if you would like the update to take effect immediately.

To use Smart Update Manager from the Service Pack for ProLiant:

  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, \<SPP root folder>\packages.
  • Run launch_sum.bat script which is found in the root folder of the SPP.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen.

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


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode  is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.
  • Customers who already installed latest firmware version do not need to update to sub version like (B) (C) (D) etc..

Notes:

Deliverable Name:
     Online HDD/SDD Flash Component for Windows (x64) - VK000480GWSXF, VK000960GWSXH, VK001920GWSXK, MK000480GWUGF, MK000960GWUGH, MK001920GWUGK  Drives

Release Version and/or Date:
     
HPG2

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
     HPG2

Previous Version of Firmware:
     NA

Firmware Dependency:  
     None 

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Added support for Windows Server 2019.

Problems Fixed:

  • Fix to issue in bootloader download during power loss. 
  • Change IDF Word 106 report 4K TU for 4/8TB drives to align with Microsoft SQL requirement.
  • Improvements to error exception.
  • Improvements to Secure lock fix during multi-thread read tests with high freq. power cycling.

Known Issues:
     None


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode  is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.
  • Customers who already installed latest firmware version do not need to update to sub version like (B) (C) (D) etc..

  • Fix to issue in bootloader download during power loss. 
  • Change IDF Word 106 report 4K TU for 4/8TB drives to align with Microsoft SQL requirement.
  • Improvements to error exception.
  • Improvements to Secure lock fix during multi-thread read tests with high freq. power cycling.
Version:HPG2(B) (20 Dec 2019)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode  is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.
  • Customers who already installed latest firmware version do not need to update to sub version like (B) (C) (D) etc..

  • Fix to issue in bootloader download during power loss. 
  • Change IDF Word 106 report 4K TU for 4/8TB drives to align with Microsoft SQL requirement.
  • Improvements to error exception.
  • Improvements to Secure lock fix during multi-thread read tests with high freq. power cycling.
Enhancements

  • Added support for Windows Server 2019.

Version:HPG2 (22 Jul 2019)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.

  • Fix to issue in bootloader download during power loss. 
  • Change IDF Word 106 report 4K TU for 4/8TB drives to align with Microsoft SQL requirement.
  • Improvements to error exception.
  • Improvements to Secure lock fix during multi-thread read tests with high freq. power cycling.

Type: Firmware - SATA Storage Disk
Version: HPG2(B)(20 Dec 2019)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Description

This x64 Smart Component provides firmware for the following drive model: VK000480GWSXF, VK000960GWSXH, VK001920GWSXK, MK000480GWUGF, MK000960GWUGH, MK001920GWUGK Drives

Enhancements

  • Added support for Windows Server 2019.

Installation Instructions

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

86db6a2a922b2efafbfa6be9901435ed33e5194e7fc5a19c5e6c3d26be3e95b6 cp040795.compsig
612e928e962f9d7f39a906a7cd9768df449a7e87ffc560625709b163eb439059 cp040795.exe
6c7cb94d9506a4141890e7ed75ba14813adcd16f197adfba9fc9b006d75ba500 cp040795.md5

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot may be required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

To update firmware from Windows operating system on target server:

  • Place the Smart Component in a temporary directory.
  • Double-click on the Smart Component.
  • Follow the directions given by the Smart Component.
  • Reboot your system if you would like the update to take effect immediately.

To use Smart Update Manager from the Service Pack for ProLiant:

  • Place the desired firmware to be updated in the directory, \<SPP root folder>\packages.
  • Run launch_sum.bat script which is found in the root folder of the SPP.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen.

Release Notes

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


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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode  is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.
  • Customers who already installed latest firmware version do not need to update to sub version like (B) (C) (D) etc..

Notes:

Deliverable Name:
     Online HDD/SDD Flash Component for Windows (x64) - VK000480GWSXF, VK000960GWSXH, VK001920GWSXK, MK000480GWUGF, MK000960GWUGH, MK001920GWUGK  Drives

Release Version and/or Date:
     
HPG2

Last Recommended or Critical Version:
     HPG2

Previous Version of Firmware:
     NA

Firmware Dependency:  
     None 

Enhancements/New Features:

  • Added support for Windows Server 2019.

Problems Fixed:

  • Fix to issue in bootloader download during power loss. 
  • Change IDF Word 106 report 4K TU for 4/8TB drives to align with Microsoft SQL requirement.
  • Improvements to error exception.
  • Improvements to Secure lock fix during multi-thread read tests with high freq. power cycling.

Known Issues:
     None


Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode  is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.
  • Customers who already installed latest firmware version do not need to update to sub version like (B) (C) (D) etc..

  • Fix to issue in bootloader download during power loss. 
  • Change IDF Word 106 report 4K TU for 4/8TB drives to align with Microsoft SQL requirement.
  • Improvements to error exception.
  • Improvements to Secure lock fix during multi-thread read tests with high freq. power cycling.

Revision History

Version:HPG2(B) (20 Dec 2019)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode  is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.
  • Customers who already installed latest firmware version do not need to update to sub version like (B) (C) (D) etc..

  • Fix to issue in bootloader download during power loss. 
  • Change IDF Word 106 report 4K TU for 4/8TB drives to align with Microsoft SQL requirement.
  • Improvements to error exception.
  • Improvements to Secure lock fix during multi-thread read tests with high freq. power cycling.
Enhancements

  • Added support for Windows Server 2019.

Version:HPG2 (22 Jul 2019)
Fixes

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

  • Online firmware flashing of drives attached to a Smart Array controller running in Zero Memory (ZM) mode is NOT supported. Only offline firmware flashing of drives is supported for these configurations.
  • Online drive firmware update available for Smart Array Controllers configured in systems running supported Linux, Microsoft Windows, and VMware environments. All other OSes would require an offline update using the Service Pack for ProLiant and Smart Update Manager.

  • Fix to issue in bootloader download during power loss. 
  • Change IDF Word 106 report 4K TU for 4/8TB drives to align with Microsoft SQL requirement.
  • Improvements to error exception.
  • Improvements to Secure lock fix during multi-thread read tests with high freq. power cycling.

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