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proliant ml350p gen8 hpe ssa offline mode

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proliant ml350p gen8 hpe ssa offline mode

Hi there,

I have changed the HP p420i controller to hba mode (I need to use ZFS on this server) but I cannot set the boot volume/drive as per the instructions in "HPE Smart Storage Administrator User Guide".

None of the offline modes works as described:

1. Pressing F5 via serial console after Smart Array controller menu does not launch hpssacli as described in the above guide (instead the system goes to HP intelligent provisioning)

2. Runnig HPE SSA from an HP Service Pack for ProLiant(SPP) ISO image works but when entering the command "hpssacli controller slot=0 physicaldrive xx:xx:xx modify bootvolume=primary" responds with "Error: this command is only valid in the offline environment"


Dimitris Beletsiotis


Jimmy Vance

Re: proliant ml350p gen8 hpe ssa offline mode

URL to the guide you mention

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Re: proliant ml350p gen8 hpe ssa offline mode

PDF manual here