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HPE SYNERGY SOFTWARE RELEASES: COMPOSER 4.20.01 and IMAGE STREAMER 4.20.00

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Type: Firmware (Entitlement Required)
Version: Comp4.20.01-ImgStmr4.20.00(19 Feb 2019)
Operating System(s): OS Independent
Welcome to the support page for the HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see Customer Advisory a00068248 in the Important tab. Open the Important tab on this page to determine HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that are available for use with this HPE Synergy Management combination.

What's new

There are several enhancements for the HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00.

For information on key fixes, see the Fixes tab.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 Release Notes.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 offers no new enhancements.

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

4300fdfcf3a71625bd418bc464f6958798af3b38822d5141d034627d2c5307ea ICM-SynergySWComposer4.20.01-ImageStreamer4.20.00.txt

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


Installation:

Before upgrading an HPE Synergy Management combination

Review the following documentation before upgrading to this HPE Synergy Management combination.

For information on upgrading HPE Synergy, see the (Hewlett Packard Enterprise Information Library).

The HPE OneView for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Update Guide provides information for updating HPE Synergy firmware and drivers through HPE Synergy Composer, powered by HPE OneView.

The HPE Synergy Software Overview Guide provides detailed references and overviews of the software and configuration utilities to support HPE Synergy. The guide is task-based and covers the documentation and resources for all supported software and configuration utilities available for:

  • HPE Synergy setup and configuration

  • OS deployment

  • Firmware updates

  • Troubleshooting

  • Remote support

System ROM installation

HPE Synergy supports updating System ROMs for HPE Synergy Compute Modules independently of installing the System ROMs included in the HPE Synergy Custom SPP.

The latest available System ROMs have been qualified against all HPE Synergy configurations. Updating HPE Synergy Compute Modules to the latest System ROMs is supported.

For more information on installing System ROMs, see Customer Notification a00050817en_us.

Links

For HPE Synergy Composer and Image Streamer Upgrade Paths

For information on the required HPE Synergy Management combination upgrade paths, see the HPE Synergy Upgrade Table.

HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool

To compare the contents of HPE Synergy Custom SPPs, see the HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool.

HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table

For information on new supported HPE Synergy features, see the HPE Synergy Custom SPPs, see the HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table.

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Software Releases

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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:

Note:Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends upgrading from 4.20.01 to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

Clicking the Obtain software button will redirect you to the recommended Management combination.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01.01 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

VMware support for HPE Synergy Management combinations

VMware support depends on HPE Synergy Custom SPP versions.

To view specific VMware support information for HPE Synergy, see the VMware OS Support Tool for HPE Synergy on the HPE Synergy Software Release Information site.

Supported HPE Synergy Custom SPPs

The following HPE Custom Images are supported with this HPE Synergy Management combination and HPE Synergy Custom SPP.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 and provides the latest fixes for HPE Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 and includes:

  • HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy version 1.4.1.1003.

    For a complete description, see HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy Release Notes.

  • HPE Synergy 10Gb Pass Thru Module Firmware version 1.17

    This firmware version 1.17 update fixes an issue wherein a NIC on server port fails to link up due to Cisco N9K (NX-OS mode) switch port ‘linkFlapErrDisabled’ error status when connected to Synergy Pass-Through Module.

  • Gen9 Smart Array controller firmware 6.88 and nhpsa driver 2.0.42-1.

    See Customer Advisory a00071157.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 - July 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 and provides fixes for Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 and includes:

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 - June 2019 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 and provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1. 

  • Includes Gen10 Smart Array controllers Firmware 1.99 and Smartpqi Driver 1.0.3.2309.  

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 - May 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 - May 2019 provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1.

The 2019.03.1 SPP supports:

  • Updated System ROM firmware to address an issue where the system may experience a higher rate of Uncorrectable Memory errors or boot time Memory training issues with Intel Xeon Scalable Performance processors.

    This issue was first introduced with System ROM version 2.00.

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that any customer experiencing a memory issue immediately update to this version of the system ROM before replacing any components. This issue is not unique to HPE servers.

  • Full support for VMware ESXi 6.7 U2 on Gen9 and Gen10 servers including online updates.

For more information, see the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 - Apr 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 - Apr 2019 provides enhancements for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.0.

For more information, see the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.0 Release Notes.

For a complete list of fixes, see the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Support Center.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 - Feb 2019 (HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205)

Note: HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 replaces HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 is based on the 2018.11.0 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611- June 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 and provides enhancements for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.11.0.

  • Includes Gen10 Smart Array controllers Firmware 1.99 and Smartpqi Driver 1.0.3.2309 
  • Includes System ROM 2.04

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 - Nov 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.11.0.


Notes:

Links

For HPE Synergy Composer and Image Streamer Upgrade Paths

For information on the required HPE Synergy Management combination upgrade paths, see the HPE Synergy Upgrade Table.

HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool

To compare the contents of HPE Synergy Custom SPPs, see the HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool.

HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table

For information on new supported HPE Synergy features, see the HPE Synergy Custom SPPs, see the HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table.

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Software Releases

Additional HPE Synergy Custom SPPs supported by this Synergy Management combination

Additional HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that support HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Management combination are listed below.

For information on the most current HPE Synergy Custom SPPs supported by this Management combination, see the Important tab.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919- Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919 is based on the 2018.09 core SPP and provides the latest hot fixes for Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.06.20180709 - July 2018

  • Replaces HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.06.20180619 to provide latest security fixes for Gen9 and Gen10 Compute Modules and address upgrade issues with HPE Synergy 10Gb Interconnect Link Module (10Gb ILM).

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.


Reference the following for a list of fixes in the HPE Synergy HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of fixes, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 Release Notes.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of fixes, see the the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 provides the latest fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1.

For more information, see the Release Notes tab.

System ROM updates

Updated System ROM firmware is available to address an issue where the system may experience a higher rate of Uncorrectable Memory errors or boot time Memory training issues with Intel Xeon Scalable Performance Bronze and Silver processors.

This issue was first introduced with System ROM version 2.00.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that any customer experiencing a memory issue immediately update to this version of the system ROM before replacing any components. This issue is not unique to HPE servers.

Synergy customers can do one of the following.

  • Install or upgrade to HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611, or HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514.

    For more information, see the Release Notes tab.

  • Download and install the Updated System ROM firmware.

    For more information, see the Installation Notes tab.

For more information on the Updated System ROM firmware, see Customer notification a00072625en_us.

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs

Note:Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends upgrading from 4.20.01 to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

Clicking the Obtain software button will redirect you to the recommended Management combination.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01.01 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

VMware support for HPE Synergy Management combinations

VMware support depends on HPE Synergy Custom SPP versions.

To view specific VMware support information for HPE Synergy, see the VMware OS Support Tool for HPE Synergy on the HPE Synergy Software Release Information site.

Supported HPE Synergy Custom SPPs

The following HPE Custom Images are supported with this HPE Synergy Management combination and HPE Synergy Custom SPP.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 and provides the latest fixes for HPE Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 and includes:

  • HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy version 1.4.1.1003.

    For a complete description, see HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy Release Notes.

  • HPE Synergy 10Gb Pass Thru Module Firmware version 1.17

    This firmware version 1.17 update fixes an issue wherein a NIC on server port fails to link up due to Cisco N9K (NX-OS mode) switch port ‘linkFlapErrDisabled’ error status when connected to Synergy Pass-Through Module.

  • Gen9 Smart Array controller firmware 6.88 and nhpsa driver 2.0.42-1.

    See Customer Advisory a00071157.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 - July 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 and provides fixes for Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 and includes:

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 - June 2019 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 and provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1. 

  • Includes Gen10 Smart Array controllers Firmware 1.99 and Smartpqi Driver 1.0.3.2309.  

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 - May 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 - May 2019 provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1.

The 2019.03.1 SPP supports:

  • Updated System ROM firmware to address an issue where the system may experience a higher rate of Uncorrectable Memory errors or boot time Memory training issues with Intel Xeon Scalable Performance processors.

    This issue was first introduced with System ROM version 2.00.

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that any customer experiencing a memory issue immediately update to this version of the system ROM before replacing any components. This issue is not unique to HPE servers.

  • Full support for VMware ESXi 6.7 U2 on Gen9 and Gen10 servers including online updates.

For more information, see the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 - Apr 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 - Apr 2019 provides enhancements for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.0.

For more information, see the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.0 Release Notes.

For a complete list of fixes, see the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Support Center.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 - Feb 2019 (HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205)

Note: HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 replaces HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 is based on the 2018.11.0 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611- June 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 and provides enhancements for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.11.0.

  • Includes Gen10 Smart Array controllers Firmware 1.99 and Smartpqi Driver 1.0.3.2309 
  • Includes System ROM 2.04

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 - Nov 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.11.0.

Version:Comp4.20.01-ImgStmr4.20.00 (19 Feb 2019)
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.


Reference the following for a list of fixes in the HPE Synergy HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of fixes, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 Release Notes.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of fixes, see the the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 provides the latest fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1.

For more information, see the Release Notes tab.

System ROM updates

Updated System ROM firmware is available to address an issue where the system may experience a higher rate of Uncorrectable Memory errors or boot time Memory training issues with Intel Xeon Scalable Performance Bronze and Silver processors.

This issue was first introduced with System ROM version 2.00.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that any customer experiencing a memory issue immediately update to this version of the system ROM before replacing any components. This issue is not unique to HPE servers.

Synergy customers can do one of the following.

  • Install or upgrade to HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611, or HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514.

    For more information, see the Release Notes tab.

  • Download and install the Updated System ROM firmware.

    For more information, see the Installation Notes tab.

For more information on the Updated System ROM firmware, see Customer notification a00072625en_us.

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs

Enhancements

What's new

There are several enhancements for the HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00.

For information on key fixes, see the Fixes tab.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 Release Notes.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 offers no new enhancements.


Type: Firmware (Entitlement Required)
Version: Comp4.20.01-ImgStmr4.20.00(19 Feb 2019)
Operating System(s):
OS Independent

Description

Welcome to the support page for the HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see Customer Advisory a00068248 in the Important tab. Open the Important tab on this page to determine HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that are available for use with this HPE Synergy Management combination.

Enhancements

What's new

There are several enhancements for the HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00.

For information on key fixes, see the Fixes tab.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 Release Notes.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 offers no new enhancements.

Installation Instructions

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

4300fdfcf3a71625bd418bc464f6958798af3b38822d5141d034627d2c5307ea ICM-SynergySWComposer4.20.01-ImageStreamer4.20.00.txt

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


Installation:

Before upgrading an HPE Synergy Management combination

Review the following documentation before upgrading to this HPE Synergy Management combination.

For information on upgrading HPE Synergy, see the (Hewlett Packard Enterprise Information Library).

The HPE OneView for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Update Guide provides information for updating HPE Synergy firmware and drivers through HPE Synergy Composer, powered by HPE OneView.

The HPE Synergy Software Overview Guide provides detailed references and overviews of the software and configuration utilities to support HPE Synergy. The guide is task-based and covers the documentation and resources for all supported software and configuration utilities available for:

  • HPE Synergy setup and configuration

  • OS deployment

  • Firmware updates

  • Troubleshooting

  • Remote support

System ROM installation

HPE Synergy supports updating System ROMs for HPE Synergy Compute Modules independently of installing the System ROMs included in the HPE Synergy Custom SPP.

The latest available System ROMs have been qualified against all HPE Synergy configurations. Updating HPE Synergy Compute Modules to the latest System ROMs is supported.

For more information on installing System ROMs, see Customer Notification a00050817en_us.

Links

For HPE Synergy Composer and Image Streamer Upgrade Paths

For information on the required HPE Synergy Management combination upgrade paths, see the HPE Synergy Upgrade Table.

HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool

To compare the contents of HPE Synergy Custom SPPs, see the HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool.

HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table

For information on new supported HPE Synergy features, see the HPE Synergy Custom SPPs, see the HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table.

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Software Releases

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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:

Note:Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends upgrading from 4.20.01 to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

Clicking the Obtain software button will redirect you to the recommended Management combination.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01.01 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

VMware support for HPE Synergy Management combinations

VMware support depends on HPE Synergy Custom SPP versions.

To view specific VMware support information for HPE Synergy, see the VMware OS Support Tool for HPE Synergy on the HPE Synergy Software Release Information site.

Supported HPE Synergy Custom SPPs

The following HPE Custom Images are supported with this HPE Synergy Management combination and HPE Synergy Custom SPP.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 and provides the latest fixes for HPE Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 and includes:

  • HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy version 1.4.1.1003.

    For a complete description, see HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy Release Notes.

  • HPE Synergy 10Gb Pass Thru Module Firmware version 1.17

    This firmware version 1.17 update fixes an issue wherein a NIC on server port fails to link up due to Cisco N9K (NX-OS mode) switch port ‘linkFlapErrDisabled’ error status when connected to Synergy Pass-Through Module.

  • Gen9 Smart Array controller firmware 6.88 and nhpsa driver 2.0.42-1.

    See Customer Advisory a00071157.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 - July 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 and provides fixes for Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 and includes:

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 - June 2019 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 and provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1. 

  • Includes Gen10 Smart Array controllers Firmware 1.99 and Smartpqi Driver 1.0.3.2309.  

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 - May 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 - May 2019 provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1.

The 2019.03.1 SPP supports:

  • Updated System ROM firmware to address an issue where the system may experience a higher rate of Uncorrectable Memory errors or boot time Memory training issues with Intel Xeon Scalable Performance processors.

    This issue was first introduced with System ROM version 2.00.

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that any customer experiencing a memory issue immediately update to this version of the system ROM before replacing any components. This issue is not unique to HPE servers.

  • Full support for VMware ESXi 6.7 U2 on Gen9 and Gen10 servers including online updates.

For more information, see the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 - Apr 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 - Apr 2019 provides enhancements for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.0.

For more information, see the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.0 Release Notes.

For a complete list of fixes, see the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Support Center.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 - Feb 2019 (HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205)

Note: HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 replaces HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 is based on the 2018.11.0 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611- June 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 and provides enhancements for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.11.0.

  • Includes Gen10 Smart Array controllers Firmware 1.99 and Smartpqi Driver 1.0.3.2309 
  • Includes System ROM 2.04

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 - Nov 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.11.0.


Notes:

Links

For HPE Synergy Composer and Image Streamer Upgrade Paths

For information on the required HPE Synergy Management combination upgrade paths, see the HPE Synergy Upgrade Table.

HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool

To compare the contents of HPE Synergy Custom SPPs, see the HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool.

HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table

For information on new supported HPE Synergy features, see the HPE Synergy Custom SPPs, see the HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table.

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Software Releases

Additional HPE Synergy Custom SPPs supported by this Synergy Management combination

Additional HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that support HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Management combination are listed below.

For information on the most current HPE Synergy Custom SPPs supported by this Management combination, see the Important tab.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919- Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919 is based on the 2018.09 core SPP and provides the latest hot fixes for Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.06.20180709 - July 2018

  • Replaces HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.06.20180619 to provide latest security fixes for Gen9 and Gen10 Compute Modules and address upgrade issues with HPE Synergy 10Gb Interconnect Link Module (10Gb ILM).

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.


Reference the following for a list of fixes in the HPE Synergy HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of fixes, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 Release Notes.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of fixes, see the the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 provides the latest fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1.

For more information, see the Release Notes tab.

System ROM updates

Updated System ROM firmware is available to address an issue where the system may experience a higher rate of Uncorrectable Memory errors or boot time Memory training issues with Intel Xeon Scalable Performance Bronze and Silver processors.

This issue was first introduced with System ROM version 2.00.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that any customer experiencing a memory issue immediately update to this version of the system ROM before replacing any components. This issue is not unique to HPE servers.

Synergy customers can do one of the following.

  • Install or upgrade to HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611, or HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514.

    For more information, see the Release Notes tab.

  • Download and install the Updated System ROM firmware.

    For more information, see the Installation Notes tab.

For more information on the Updated System ROM firmware, see Customer notification a00072625en_us.

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs

Important

Note:Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends upgrading from 4.20.01 to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

Clicking the Obtain software button will redirect you to the recommended Management combination.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01.01 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

VMware support for HPE Synergy Management combinations

VMware support depends on HPE Synergy Custom SPP versions.

To view specific VMware support information for HPE Synergy, see the VMware OS Support Tool for HPE Synergy on the HPE Synergy Software Release Information site.

Supported HPE Synergy Custom SPPs

The following HPE Custom Images are supported with this HPE Synergy Management combination and HPE Synergy Custom SPP.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 and provides the latest fixes for HPE Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 and includes:

  • HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy version 1.4.1.1003.

    For a complete description, see HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy Release Notes.

  • HPE Synergy 10Gb Pass Thru Module Firmware version 1.17

    This firmware version 1.17 update fixes an issue wherein a NIC on server port fails to link up due to Cisco N9K (NX-OS mode) switch port ‘linkFlapErrDisabled’ error status when connected to Synergy Pass-Through Module.

  • Gen9 Smart Array controller firmware 6.88 and nhpsa driver 2.0.42-1.

    See Customer Advisory a00071157.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 - July 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 and provides fixes for Synergy firmware components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718 is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 and includes:

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 - June 2019 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 and provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1. 

  • Includes Gen10 Smart Array controllers Firmware 1.99 and Smartpqi Driver 1.0.3.2309.  

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 - May 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514 - May 2019 provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1.

The 2019.03.1 SPP supports:

  • Updated System ROM firmware to address an issue where the system may experience a higher rate of Uncorrectable Memory errors or boot time Memory training issues with Intel Xeon Scalable Performance processors.

    This issue was first introduced with System ROM version 2.00.

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that any customer experiencing a memory issue immediately update to this version of the system ROM before replacing any components. This issue is not unique to HPE servers.

  • Full support for VMware ESXi 6.7 U2 on Gen9 and Gen10 servers including online updates.

For more information, see the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 - Apr 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190401 - Apr 2019 provides enhancements for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.0.

For more information, see the Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.0 Release Notes.

For a complete list of fixes, see the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Support Center.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 - Feb 2019 (HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205)

Note: HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 replaces HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190205.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190405 is based on the 2018.11.0 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611- June 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611 is built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 and provides enhancements for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.11.0.

  • Includes Gen10 Smart Array controllers Firmware 1.99 and Smartpqi Driver 1.0.3.2309 
  • Includes System ROM 2.04

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 - Nov 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205 provides fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.11.0.

Revision History

Version:Comp4.20.01-ImgStmr4.20.00 (19 Feb 2019)
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.


Reference the following for a list of fixes in the HPE Synergy HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of fixes, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 Release Notes.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of fixes, see the the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 provides the latest fixes for Synergy firmware components and is based on the core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2019.03.1.

For more information, see the Release Notes tab.

System ROM updates

Updated System ROM firmware is available to address an issue where the system may experience a higher rate of Uncorrectable Memory errors or boot time Memory training issues with Intel Xeon Scalable Performance Bronze and Silver processors.

This issue was first introduced with System ROM version 2.00.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that any customer experiencing a memory issue immediately update to this version of the system ROM before replacing any components. This issue is not unique to HPE servers.

Synergy customers can do one of the following.

  • Install or upgrade to HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190718, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190612, HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20190611, or HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190514.

    For more information, see the Release Notes tab.

  • Download and install the Updated System ROM firmware.

    For more information, see the Installation Notes tab.

For more information on the Updated System ROM firmware, see Customer notification a00072625en_us.

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs

Enhancements

What's new

There are several enhancements for the HPE Synergy Management combination comprised of HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00.

For information on key fixes, see the Fixes tab.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 Release Notes.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has identified an issue with HPE Synergy Composer version 4.20.01. HPE strongly recommends that all HPE Synergy Composer 4.20.01 instances are upgraded to 4.20.01.01. For more information see, Customer Advisory a00068248.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.20.00 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 - August 2019

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2019.03.20190825 offers no new enhancements.


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