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EVA8100 XCS 6250 firmware upgrade

Dharmaa
Occasional Visitor

EVA8100 XCS 6250 firmware upgrade

Hi,

 

Kindly let me know whether we can do the firmware upgrade online for the EVA8100.

Now currently my EVA8100 HSV210 controller running with 6220. I plan to upgrade XCS 6250 version.

 

Thanks & Regards

Dharma

2 REPLIES
Johan Guldmyr
Honored Contributor

Re: EVA8100 XCS 6250 firmware upgrade

Hi, 

 

it depends.

 

Please read Updating Product SoftwareGuide. 

You can find it here: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DocumentIndex.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&contentType=SupportManual&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=3664583

 

For example there is some information on page 22 (but it's a good idea to read most of the guide and the release notes):

 

"When performing an online upgrade, to ensure a resynchronization time of less than 60
seconds, the total allocated capacity should be 10 TB or less and the configuration cannot
contain DR groups. "

Re: EVA8100 XCS 6250 firmware upgrade

As an administrator of four EVAs who has done dozens of firmware updates, I would recommend planning the firmware upgrade for a maintenance window and if you have any critical applications such as production databases running on the EVA, I would take them offline.