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upgrade hp virtual connect standby

Hi team. I want to upgrade HP VC, so I will do it with hp spp but my question if I upgraded the primary VC how can upgrade the standby VC with the HP SPP...

 

 

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Re: upgrade hp virtual connect standby

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Its always recommended to use  VCSU (Virtual Connect Support Utility) to update HPE Virtual connect firmware.

VCSU is a utility which allows users to update the HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect module firmware.

When you are using  VCSU to perform firmware upgrade on  HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect module you need .bin file for Virtual Connect module firmware.

HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect module firmware link

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_8fbad74a31174f3982e1fe53c3

HPE BladeSystem c-Class Virtual Connect Support Utility

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_f111ffc2e2de4aeca450a0495d#tab1

Note: Please check Installation tab of Virtual Connect module firmware link to know the supported Virtual Connect Support Utility version accordinly you have to install the Virtual Connect Support Utility.

Steps to Update HPE Virtual Connect firmware through Virtual Connect Support Utility.

•Install Virtual Connect Support Utility
•After Virtual Connect Support Utility installed, click Start>Programs>Hewlett-Packard>Virtual Connect Support Utility to start a console.
• To start the Virtual Connect Support Utility in interactive mode, enter vcsu.
• On VCSU prompt enter "update"
•It will prompt to connect the HP OA and we need to provide the username and password
•Next we need to point the firmware download location.
•Next it will ask for the password for the backup and also if any force update option.
Since it is Optional and no need , Just give enter to move to the next step.
•Next it will ask for VC-Ethernet \VC-Fiber Module activation order
Provide the default option ( odd-even )
•Next it will ask the wait time to activate of bays and reboot.
•Provide it as per your environment need.
•Next it will prompt to connect the Virtual Connect Domain and we need to provide the username and password.
•Wait for few seconds and then type ENTER
•It will show the current version and the New Version
•We need to confirm the update – type – YES
•Make sure to note the below warning
• Monitor the update , it will show the % age for the update
•Once the update is completed , It will start the activation.
•After 45-50 Mins update will completed

For more information please HP Virtual Connect Firmware Upgrade Steps and Procedures:

https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/docDisplay?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-c02885443

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