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HPE SYNERGY SOFTWARE RELEASES: COMPOSER 4.10.04 and IMAGE STREAMER 4.10.04

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Type: Firmware (Entitlement Required)
Version: Comp4.10.04-ImgStmr4.10.04(5 Dec 2018)
Operating System(s): OS Independent
Welcome to the HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Management combination support page. 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?

The HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 HPE Synergy Management combination offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04- Nov 2018

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04- Sept 2018

HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04 offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

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

9d8c4ac1662aa2b7135054a92f2a34de3f06aecdacb8a8e780105a6cc3a82ae9 ICM-SynergySWComposer4.10.04-ImageStreamer4.10.04.txt

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


Installation:

HPE Synergy Management combination update

Before updating HPE Synergy system to HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04, review the following documents, which are available in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Information Library (www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs).

  • 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

  •  
  • Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates provides information for updating HPE Synergy firmware and drivers through HPE Synergy Composer, powered by HPE OneView.

 

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.

www.hpe.com/info/synergy-fw-upgrade-table

HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool

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

www.hpe.com/info/synergy-fw-comparison-tool

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Software Releases

  • For VMware support, see the VMware website.

https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php

  • For VMware vSAN support, see the VMware website.

https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=vsan

 

Complex Programmable Logic Device (CPLD)

Using this HPE Synergy Management combination, Complex Programmable Logic Device (CPLD) updates may now be applied without execution of a profile-reapply. For more information, see the following customer Customer Advisory.

Customer Advisory a00045812en_us

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928 and 2018.03.20180628 ESXi driver installation:

  • To install the required ESXi 6.0 and 6.5 drivers into the following HPE Custom Images for VMware ESXi, see Customer Advisory a00045994.
    • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0 U3 Feb 2018

    • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U1 Feb 2018

    • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 April 2018

    • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U2 May 2018

    The required drivers are contained in the 2018.03.20180628 HPE Synergy Custom SPP.

  • VMware 6.7 Limitations for this Synergy Software Release:
    • HPE Customized ESXi Image vSphere 6.7 does not include Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) support.

    • When deployed, computer connectivity to FC storage through HPE VC SE Synergy 40GB F8 Module is not supported.

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.


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:

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 - Nov 2018

  • Resolves an issue where the Fibre Channel uplink port speed changes from 16 Gb/s to 120 Gb/s during HPE OneView upgrade from 4.00.09 to 4.10.01.

  • Resolves an issue where, after the firmware is updated, HPE OneView does not display an inconsistent alert (One or more firmware components inconsistent with specified firmware baseline) when there is a mismatch between the installed and the baseline component version during a forced server profile creation.

  • For a description of additional fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Composer version 4.10.04, see the HPE OneView 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 - Sept 2018

For a description of fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Management combinations

Support for VMware depends on the installed HPE Synergy Custom SPP version. Review the following information for HPE VMware Custom Image support and limitations based on Synergy Custom SPP releases.

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.11.0 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0U3 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1 - Feb 2018

    To remain on HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1, obtain the latest drivers from http://vibsdepot.hpe.com/ or call Hewlett Packard Enterprise support.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U2 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 - Sept 2018
    • No restrictions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

    • For online updates using the Service Pack for ProLiant 2018.11.0, updates of Gen9 servers running VMware ESXi 6.7 and 6.7U1 are not supported due to an issue with the VMware Common Information Model (CIM) interface on VMware ESXi 6.7.

      For more information, see Customer Advisory: a00050181en_us.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMWare ESXi 6.7U1 - Oct 2018
    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919– Oct 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.09 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0U2 - Sept 2018.

  • To stay on HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1 - Feb 2018.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U2 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 - Sept 2018

    • No restrictions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.06.20180709- July 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.06 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U2 June 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 June 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U1 Feb 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0 U3 June 2018

Refer to the following advisory for VMware Driver Installation:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00045994en_us

VMware 6.7 Limitations for this Synergy Software Release:

  • HPE Customized ESXi Image vSphere 6.7 does not include Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) support.

  • When deployed, compute connectivity to FC storage through HPE VC SE Synergy 40GB F8 Module is not supported.

  • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

Supported HPE Synergy Custom SPPs

Information for the most current HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that are supported with HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 is provided below. See the Release Notes tab for a list of additionally supported Synergy Custom SPPs.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919- Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919 is based on the 2018.09 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides the latest hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928– Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928 is based on the 2018.03 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides the latest hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

  • HPE Smart Array E208i-p SR/ P408i-c SR/ P204i-c SR/ P416ie-m SR Gen10 Controllers

  • Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) and Integrated Lights-Out 5 (iLO 5)

  • HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb and HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter VMware drivers

  • HDD FW

  • HPE VC SE 40Gb F8 Module


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.

www.hpe.com/info/synergy-fw-upgrade-table

HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool

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

www.hpe.com/info/synergy-fw-comparison-tool

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Software Releases

  • For VMware support, see the VMware website.

https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php

  • For VMware vSAN support, see the VMware website.

https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=vsan

 

Additional HPE Synergy Custom SPP supported by this Synergy Management combination

Additional HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that support HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Management combination are listed below. 

  • 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).

  • HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180628 - June 2018

    Replaces HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180508 to address HPE Synergy Frame Link Module and HPE Synergy Image Streamer upgrade issues and latest security vulnerabilities for Gen9 compute modules.

  • HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2017.10.20180324 - March 2018

    HPE Synergy Custom SPP built on 2017.10.20171215SROM, delivering security fixes for Spectre/Meltdown vulnerabilities.

  • HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2017.10.20180323 - March 2018

    HPE Synergy Custom SPP built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2017.10.20171206SROM, delivering security fixes for Spectre/Meltdown vulnerabilities.

 


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 Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 HPE Synergy Management combination release.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 - Nov 2018

  • Resolves an issue where the Fibre Channel uplink port speed changes from 16 Gb/s to 120 Gb/s during HPE OneView upgrade from 4.00.09 to 4.10.01.

  • Resolves an issue where, after the firmware is updated, HPE OneView does not display an inconsistent alert (One or more firmware components inconsistent with specified firmware baseline) when there is a mismatch between the installed and the baseline component version during a forced server profile creation.

  • For a description of additional fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Composer version 4.10.04, see the HPE OneView 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 - Sept 2018

For a description of fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Update Release Notes

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

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

 

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 - Nov 2018

  • Resolves an issue where the Fibre Channel uplink port speed changes from 16 Gb/s to 120 Gb/s during HPE OneView upgrade from 4.00.09 to 4.10.01.

  • Resolves an issue where, after the firmware is updated, HPE OneView does not display an inconsistent alert (One or more firmware components inconsistent with specified firmware baseline) when there is a mismatch between the installed and the baseline component version during a forced server profile creation.

  • For a description of additional fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Composer version 4.10.04, see the HPE OneView 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 - Sept 2018

For a description of fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Management combinations

Support for VMware depends on the installed HPE Synergy Custom SPP version. Review the following information for HPE VMware Custom Image support and limitations based on Synergy Custom SPP releases.

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.11.0 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0U3 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1 - Feb 2018

    To remain on HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1, obtain the latest drivers from http://vibsdepot.hpe.com/ or call Hewlett Packard Enterprise support.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U2 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 - Sept 2018
    • No restrictions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

    • For online updates using the Service Pack for ProLiant 2018.11.0, updates of Gen9 servers running VMware ESXi 6.7 and 6.7U1 are not supported due to an issue with the VMware Common Information Model (CIM) interface on VMware ESXi 6.7.

      For more information, see Customer Advisory: a00050181en_us.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMWare ESXi 6.7U1 - Oct 2018
    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919– Oct 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.09 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0U2 - Sept 2018.

  • To stay on HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1 - Feb 2018.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U2 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 - Sept 2018

    • No restrictions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.06.20180709- July 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.06 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U2 June 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 June 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U1 Feb 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0 U3 June 2018

Refer to the following advisory for VMware Driver Installation:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00045994en_us

VMware 6.7 Limitations for this Synergy Software Release:

  • HPE Customized ESXi Image vSphere 6.7 does not include Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) support.

  • When deployed, compute connectivity to FC storage through HPE VC SE Synergy 40GB F8 Module is not supported.

  • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

Supported HPE Synergy Custom SPPs

Information for the most current HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that are supported with HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 is provided below. See the Release Notes tab for a list of additionally supported Synergy Custom SPPs.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919- Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919 is based on the 2018.09 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides the latest hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928– Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928 is based on the 2018.03 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides the latest hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

  • HPE Smart Array E208i-p SR/ P408i-c SR/ P204i-c SR/ P416ie-m SR Gen10 Controllers

  • Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) and Integrated Lights-Out 5 (iLO 5)

  • HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb and HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter VMware drivers

  • HDD FW

  • HPE VC SE 40Gb F8 Module

Version:Comp4.10.04-ImgStmr4.10.04 (5 Dec 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.


Reference the following for a list of fixes in the HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 HPE Synergy Management combination release.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 - Nov 2018

  • Resolves an issue where the Fibre Channel uplink port speed changes from 16 Gb/s to 120 Gb/s during HPE OneView upgrade from 4.00.09 to 4.10.01.

  • Resolves an issue where, after the firmware is updated, HPE OneView does not display an inconsistent alert (One or more firmware components inconsistent with specified firmware baseline) when there is a mismatch between the installed and the baseline component version during a forced server profile creation.

  • For a description of additional fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Composer version 4.10.04, see the HPE OneView 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 - Sept 2018

For a description of fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Update Release Notes

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

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

 

Enhancements

What's new?

The HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 HPE Synergy Management combination offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04- Nov 2018

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04- Sept 2018

HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04 offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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


Type: Firmware (Entitlement Required)
Version: Comp4.10.04-ImgStmr4.10.04(5 Dec 2018)
Operating System(s):
OS Independent

Description

Welcome to the HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Management combination support page. 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?

The HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 HPE Synergy Management combination offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04- Nov 2018

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04- Sept 2018

HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04 offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

Installation Instructions

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

9d8c4ac1662aa2b7135054a92f2a34de3f06aecdacb8a8e780105a6cc3a82ae9 ICM-SynergySWComposer4.10.04-ImageStreamer4.10.04.txt

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


Installation:

HPE Synergy Management combination update

Before updating HPE Synergy system to HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04, review the following documents, which are available in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Information Library (www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs).

  • 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

  •  
  • Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates provides information for updating HPE Synergy firmware and drivers through HPE Synergy Composer, powered by HPE OneView.

 

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.

www.hpe.com/info/synergy-fw-upgrade-table

HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool

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

www.hpe.com/info/synergy-fw-comparison-tool

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Software Releases

  • For VMware support, see the VMware website.

https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php

  • For VMware vSAN support, see the VMware website.

https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=vsan

 

Complex Programmable Logic Device (CPLD)

Using this HPE Synergy Management combination, Complex Programmable Logic Device (CPLD) updates may now be applied without execution of a profile-reapply. For more information, see the following customer Customer Advisory.

Customer Advisory a00045812en_us

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928 and 2018.03.20180628 ESXi driver installation:

  • To install the required ESXi 6.0 and 6.5 drivers into the following HPE Custom Images for VMware ESXi, see Customer Advisory a00045994.
    • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0 U3 Feb 2018

    • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U1 Feb 2018

    • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 April 2018

    • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U2 May 2018

    The required drivers are contained in the 2018.03.20180628 HPE Synergy Custom SPP.

  • VMware 6.7 Limitations for this Synergy Software Release:
    • HPE Customized ESXi Image vSphere 6.7 does not include Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) support.

    • When deployed, computer connectivity to FC storage through HPE VC SE Synergy 40GB F8 Module is not supported.

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.


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:

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 - Nov 2018

  • Resolves an issue where the Fibre Channel uplink port speed changes from 16 Gb/s to 120 Gb/s during HPE OneView upgrade from 4.00.09 to 4.10.01.

  • Resolves an issue where, after the firmware is updated, HPE OneView does not display an inconsistent alert (One or more firmware components inconsistent with specified firmware baseline) when there is a mismatch between the installed and the baseline component version during a forced server profile creation.

  • For a description of additional fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Composer version 4.10.04, see the HPE OneView 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 - Sept 2018

For a description of fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Management combinations

Support for VMware depends on the installed HPE Synergy Custom SPP version. Review the following information for HPE VMware Custom Image support and limitations based on Synergy Custom SPP releases.

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.11.0 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0U3 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1 - Feb 2018

    To remain on HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1, obtain the latest drivers from http://vibsdepot.hpe.com/ or call Hewlett Packard Enterprise support.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U2 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 - Sept 2018
    • No restrictions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

    • For online updates using the Service Pack for ProLiant 2018.11.0, updates of Gen9 servers running VMware ESXi 6.7 and 6.7U1 are not supported due to an issue with the VMware Common Information Model (CIM) interface on VMware ESXi 6.7.

      For more information, see Customer Advisory: a00050181en_us.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMWare ESXi 6.7U1 - Oct 2018
    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919– Oct 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.09 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0U2 - Sept 2018.

  • To stay on HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1 - Feb 2018.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U2 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 - Sept 2018

    • No restrictions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.06.20180709- July 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.06 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U2 June 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 June 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U1 Feb 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0 U3 June 2018

Refer to the following advisory for VMware Driver Installation:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00045994en_us

VMware 6.7 Limitations for this Synergy Software Release:

  • HPE Customized ESXi Image vSphere 6.7 does not include Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) support.

  • When deployed, compute connectivity to FC storage through HPE VC SE Synergy 40GB F8 Module is not supported.

  • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

Supported HPE Synergy Custom SPPs

Information for the most current HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that are supported with HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 is provided below. See the Release Notes tab for a list of additionally supported Synergy Custom SPPs.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919- Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919 is based on the 2018.09 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides the latest hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928– Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928 is based on the 2018.03 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides the latest hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

  • HPE Smart Array E208i-p SR/ P408i-c SR/ P204i-c SR/ P416ie-m SR Gen10 Controllers

  • Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) and Integrated Lights-Out 5 (iLO 5)

  • HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb and HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter VMware drivers

  • HDD FW

  • HPE VC SE 40Gb F8 Module


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.

www.hpe.com/info/synergy-fw-upgrade-table

HPE Synergy Firmware Comparison Tool

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

www.hpe.com/info/synergy-fw-comparison-tool

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Software Releases

  • For VMware support, see the VMware website.

https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php

  • For VMware vSAN support, see the VMware website.

https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?deviceCategory=vsan

 

Additional HPE Synergy Custom SPP supported by this Synergy Management combination

Additional HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that support HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Management combination are listed below. 

  • 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).

  • HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180628 - June 2018

    Replaces HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180508 to address HPE Synergy Frame Link Module and HPE Synergy Image Streamer upgrade issues and latest security vulnerabilities for Gen9 compute modules.

  • HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2017.10.20180324 - March 2018

    HPE Synergy Custom SPP built on 2017.10.20171215SROM, delivering security fixes for Spectre/Meltdown vulnerabilities.

  • HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2017.10.20180323 - March 2018

    HPE Synergy Custom SPP built on HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2017.10.20171206SROM, delivering security fixes for Spectre/Meltdown vulnerabilities.

 


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 Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 HPE Synergy Management combination release.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 - Nov 2018

  • Resolves an issue where the Fibre Channel uplink port speed changes from 16 Gb/s to 120 Gb/s during HPE OneView upgrade from 4.00.09 to 4.10.01.

  • Resolves an issue where, after the firmware is updated, HPE OneView does not display an inconsistent alert (One or more firmware components inconsistent with specified firmware baseline) when there is a mismatch between the installed and the baseline component version during a forced server profile creation.

  • For a description of additional fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Composer version 4.10.04, see the HPE OneView 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 - Sept 2018

For a description of fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Update Release Notes

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

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

 

Important

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 - Nov 2018

  • Resolves an issue where the Fibre Channel uplink port speed changes from 16 Gb/s to 120 Gb/s during HPE OneView upgrade from 4.00.09 to 4.10.01.

  • Resolves an issue where, after the firmware is updated, HPE OneView does not display an inconsistent alert (One or more firmware components inconsistent with specified firmware baseline) when there is a mismatch between the installed and the baseline component version during a forced server profile creation.

  • For a description of additional fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Composer version 4.10.04, see the HPE OneView 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 - Sept 2018

For a description of fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Management combinations

Support for VMware depends on the installed HPE Synergy Custom SPP version. Review the following information for HPE VMware Custom Image support and limitations based on Synergy Custom SPP releases.

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.11.0 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0U3 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1 - Feb 2018

    To remain on HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1, obtain the latest drivers from http://vibsdepot.hpe.com/ or call Hewlett Packard Enterprise support.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U2 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 - Sept 2018
    • No restrictions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

    • For online updates using the Service Pack for ProLiant 2018.11.0, updates of Gen9 servers running VMware ESXi 6.7 and 6.7U1 are not supported due to an issue with the VMware Common Information Model (CIM) interface on VMware ESXi 6.7.

      For more information, see Customer Advisory: a00050181en_us.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMWare ESXi 6.7U1 - Oct 2018
    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919– Oct 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.09 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0U2 - Sept 2018.

  • To stay on HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U1 - Feb 2018.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5U2 - Sept 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 - Sept 2018

    • No restrictions for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

    • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

VMware Support for HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.06.20180709- July 2018

This HPE Synergy Custom SPP is based on the 2018.06 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and is supported with the following HPE Customer Images for VMware.

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U2 June 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.7 June 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.5 U1 Feb 2018

  • HPE Custom Image for VMware ESXi 6.0 U3 June 2018

Refer to the following advisory for VMware Driver Installation:

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00045994en_us

VMware 6.7 Limitations for this Synergy Software Release:

  • HPE Customized ESXi Image vSphere 6.7 does not include Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) support.

  • When deployed, compute connectivity to FC storage through HPE VC SE Synergy 40GB F8 Module is not supported.

  • HPE Synergy Image Streamer is not supported.

 

Supported HPE Synergy Custom SPPs

Information for the most current HPE Synergy Custom SPPs that are supported with HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 is provided below. See the Release Notes tab for a list of additionally supported Synergy Custom SPPs.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919- Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.09.20180919 is based on the 2018.09 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides the latest hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928– Oct 2018

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.03.20180928 is based on the 2018.03 core Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and provides the latest hot fixes for the following HPE Synergy components.

  • HPE Smart Array E208i-p SR/ P408i-c SR/ P204i-c SR/ P416ie-m SR Gen10 Controllers

  • Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) and Integrated Lights-Out 5 (iLO 5)

  • HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb and HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter VMware drivers

  • HDD FW

  • HPE VC SE 40Gb F8 Module

Revision History

Version:Comp4.10.04-ImgStmr4.10.04 (5 Dec 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.


Reference the following for a list of fixes in the HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 HPE Synergy Management combination release.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 - Nov 2018

  • Resolves an issue where the Fibre Channel uplink port speed changes from 16 Gb/s to 120 Gb/s during HPE OneView upgrade from 4.00.09 to 4.10.01.

  • Resolves an issue where, after the firmware is updated, HPE OneView does not display an inconsistent alert (One or more firmware components inconsistent with specified firmware baseline) when there is a mismatch between the installed and the baseline component version during a forced server profile creation.

  • For a description of additional fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Composer version 4.10.04, see the HPE OneView 4.10.04 Update Release Notes.

 

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 - Sept 2018

For a description of fixes delivered in HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 Update Release Notes

 

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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

HPE Synergy documentation

Reference Best Practices for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Updates.

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

 

Enhancements

What's new?

The HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04 HPE Synergy Management combination offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04- Nov 2018

HPE Synergy Composer 4.10.04 offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 4.10.04- Sept 2018

HPE Synergy Image Streamer version 4.10.04 offers no new enhancements.

HPE Synergy Custom SPP 2018.11.20181205- Nov 2018

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


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