BladeSystem Server Blades
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Upgrading 2 existing BL860ci2 to BL870ci2

Trusted Contributor

Upgrading 2 existing BL860ci2 to BL870ci2

Dennis had an Integrity blade upgrade question:




Our OBP team are stating that 2 existing BL860ci2’s cannot be upgraded to a BL870ci2 because the Monarch chip needs to be removed from the second BL860ci2 and there is no process to do this.

This does not make sense to me.


All the documentation I have seen states that we do support this e.g.



Could someone help clarify the situation please?




Info from Euan:




This whitepaper certainly indicates that it is possible. See attached



HP Integrity server blade upgrade kits (BL860c i2, BL870c i2, BL890c i2)




Have you upgraded Integrity blades? Let us know please.