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HPE Smart Storage Administrator (HPE SSA) CLI for VMware vSphere 6.5

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Type: Software - System Management
Version: 2.65.2.0(21 Nov 2016)
Operating System(s): VMware vSphere 6.5
File name: ssacli-2.65.2.0-6.5.0.vib (7.1 MB)
The HPE Smart Storage Administrator CLI is a commandline-based disk configuration program for Smart Array Controllers and RAID Array Controllers.

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.


  • Added support for the VMware vSphere 2016 OS.

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

9fd02d9ab6a9edcb6f6c006649b1686fda342ba9e426d491735893ec01f598fe ssacli-2.65.2.0-6.5.0.vib

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


Installation:

If there is an older version of HPE SSA installed on the system before version 2.60.18.0, please use "# esxcli software vib remove -n hpssacli" to remove it first.

Note: For manual install / uninstall, a reboot is required before being able to use the app or see that the app has been removed.

Installing VIBs on the ESXi host from the ESXi shell:

  • Transfer the VIB(s) onto the ESXi host local path
  • Run the following esxcli command on the ESXi shell to install the VIB(s):

~# esxcli software vib install -v <path><filename.vib>


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.


Version:3.47.6.0 (9 Sep 2019)
Enhancements

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.


Added support for SSD WearGauge reporting for NVMe drives.


Version:3.40.3.0 (2 Apr 2019)
Enhancements

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.


  • Supports Online Firmware Activation reporting

Version:3.30.14.0 (26 Jun 2018)
Enhancements

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

It is recommended to update to this 3.30.13.0 version of HPE Smart Storage Administrator if you update your system BIOS using the 2018.06 version of SPP. Any array created with the BIOS configuration utility from the 2018.06 version of SPP will not be accessible with an older version of HPE Smart Storage Administrator.


  • Added the ability to enable or disable Drive Write Cache for configured and unconfigured drives

Version:3.25.4.0 (5 Feb 2018)
Enhancements

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.


  • Added support for Freeze/Anti-freeze of the Sanitize command.

Version:3.10.3.0 (12 Jul 2017)
Enhancements

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.


  • Initial firmware release for HPE P/E-Class SR Gen10 controllers.

Version:2.65.7.0 (21 Apr 2017)
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.


SSA incorrectly displays 64 characters for the encryption master key length in local mode. The length was changed to 32 characters.


Version:2.65.2.0 (21 Nov 2016)
Enhancements

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.


  • Added support for the VMware vSphere 2016 OS.

Type: Software - System Management
Version: 2.65.2.0(21 Nov 2016)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.5

Description

The HPE Smart Storage Administrator CLI is a commandline-based disk configuration program for Smart Array Controllers and RAID Array Controllers.

Enhancements

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.


  • Added support for the VMware vSphere 2016 OS.

Installation Instructions

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

9fd02d9ab6a9edcb6f6c006649b1686fda342ba9e426d491735893ec01f598fe ssacli-2.65.2.0-6.5.0.vib

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


Installation:

If there is an older version of HPE SSA installed on the system before version 2.60.18.0, please use "# esxcli software vib remove -n hpssacli" to remove it first.

Note: For manual install / uninstall, a reboot is required before being able to use the app or see that the app has been removed.

Installing VIBs on the ESXi host from the ESXi shell:

  • Transfer the VIB(s) onto the ESXi host local path
  • Run the following esxcli command on the ESXi shell to install the VIB(s):

~# esxcli software vib install -v <path><filename.vib>


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.


Revision History

Version:3.47.6.0 (9 Sep 2019)
Enhancements

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.


Added support for SSD WearGauge reporting for NVMe drives.


Version:3.40.3.0 (2 Apr 2019)
Enhancements

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.


  • Supports Online Firmware Activation reporting

Version:3.30.14.0 (26 Jun 2018)
Enhancements

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

It is recommended to update to this 3.30.13.0 version of HPE Smart Storage Administrator if you update your system BIOS using the 2018.06 version of SPP. Any array created with the BIOS configuration utility from the 2018.06 version of SPP will not be accessible with an older version of HPE Smart Storage Administrator.


  • Added the ability to enable or disable Drive Write Cache for configured and unconfigured drives

Version:3.25.4.0 (5 Feb 2018)
Enhancements

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.


  • Added support for Freeze/Anti-freeze of the Sanitize command.

Version:3.10.3.0 (12 Jul 2017)
Enhancements

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.


  • Initial firmware release for HPE P/E-Class SR Gen10 controllers.

Version:2.65.7.0 (21 Apr 2017)
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.


SSA incorrectly displays 64 characters for the encryption master key length in local mode. The length was changed to 32 characters.


Version:2.65.2.0 (21 Nov 2016)
Enhancements

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.


  • Added support for the VMware vSphere 2016 OS.

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