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Is there a Firmware upgrade best practice?

 
chuckk281
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Is there a Firmware upgrade best practice?

Mohamed had a firmware upgrade question:

 

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Dear Experts

            Small Question , when we update the PSP from old version 8.25 to version 8.7 , what is the best practice for the update ? shall we update direct to the new version ?

Thanks and best regards

 

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Dennis replied:

 

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Hi Mohamed,

 

According to below link, it is recommended to only upgrade/downgrade within immediate next three versions only (based on management agents issues).

 

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=130&prodSeriesId=428936&prodTypeId=15351&objectID=c01884289

 

 

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And Michael provided this info:

 

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PSP/Firmware Release Set Matrix tables

 

Firmware DVD Version

Release Set

ProLiant Support Pack Version

9.30

2011.04

8.70, 8.60, 8.50

9.20(B)

2010.10

8.60, 8.50, 8.40

9.20

2010.10

8.60, 8.50, 8.40

9.10

2010.07

8.50, 8.40, 8.30

9.00

2010.04

8.40, 8.30, 8.25

 

 

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