If there is a firmware mismatch, controller B will synch his FW to controller A because he is the master controller at this moment. The SAN configuration is locate on the disk drives so we should not lose our configuration during this process. Are there any best practices I should be aware of? Do I need to worry about swapping out the cache module if I shut down all the systems and wait 10 minutes for the cache to write to disk? All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.
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Do I need to worry about swapping out the cache module if I shut down all the systems and wait 10 minutes for the cache to write to disk?
The SAN configuration is locate on the disk drives so we should not lose our configuration during this process. You dont need to worry about swapping the cache module. Mistyped the FW Version. You can see the messages at the contdoller.
If your system has no errors with FW7. What if the new controller has a newer firmware? We are planning on replacing the controller this weekend and wanted to see if anyone had some advice or insight to give.
Why not upgrade firmware before to be in more control? All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.
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Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. You are not running the newest firmware. If you shut down your servers then you can wait 5 minutes to change Controller A.
Have a good backup, try to shut down all connected systems if possible or shutdown applications. From my understanding the controller replacement is hot swappable and should not affect production.
If there is a firmware mismatch the controller with the controllet firmware will sync with the other controller. We are having problems with our MSA controller redundancy, which HP support thinks is due to a bad controller controller A. The new controller A is suppose to have the new FW version 7. Controller A reboots after FW sync. We are currently on firmware version 7.
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Contact Email us Tell us what you think. You lost read cache but write cache is mirrored to Controller B. MSA was retired 5 years ago, it’s time to look forward. Hewlett Packard Enterprise International. After reboot all should be fine. ma1000