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All software components for HP StoreVirtual are available from this page - whether you are just getting started as a new HP StoreVirtual Storage customer, or need to download some additional components, you have come to the right place.

HP Storage is pleased to announce the availability of LeftHand OS 12.0.  All downloads on this page are for LeftHand OS 12.0 (formerly called SAN/iQ). This version of LeftHand OS runs on the following platforms:

  • HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC StoreVirtual System
  • HP StoreVirtual VSA Software
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage
  • HP P4000 G2 Storage

On this page you will find the following downloads:

  • Individual software components
  • Quick Restore DVDs for HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage
  • Documentation

LeftHand OS 12.0 is the newest version of the LeftHand Operating System. New features of LeftHand OS include Space Reclamation and VMware Multipathing Extension Module (MEM) for VMware vSphere.


Multipathing Extension Module for VMware vSphere

Unsigned VMware Installation Bundles (VIBs) of the HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module (MEM) for VMware vSphere were inadvertently made available for download through this web page and subsequently removed. Properly signed versions of MEM VIBs for vSphere ESXi 5.0, 5.1 and 5.5 are now available. HP Storage apologizes for the inconvenience.


I am new to HP StoreVirtual.
How do I get started?

 

I am an existing HP StoreVirtual customer.
Where do I find software components for LeftHand OS 12.0?

Congratulations on your new storage system! Your new system comes with a pre-installed version of the newest LeftHand OS and is ready to go. To get started with HP StoreVirtual and creating your first cluster, you will need the following components:

  1. HP StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console
  2. HP StoreVirtual VSA 2014
    (for StoreVirtual VSA customers)
  3. HP StoreVirtual Quick Start Guide

You can click on "Select" in the upper right corner now to download these components (and more), or you can click here for more information.

 

To upgrade to LeftHand OS 12.0, use the Online Upgrade capability available via the Centralized Management Console.

You can also download the additional components on this page including:

  • HP StoreVirtual Application Aware Snapshot Manager
  • HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for VMware vSphere
  • HP StoreVirtual Quick Start Guide
  • HP StoreVirtual User Guide

You can click on "Select" in the upper right corner now to download these components (and more), or you can click here for more information.


New Customers: Getting started...

Thank you for choosing HP Storage and congratulations on your new HP StoreVirtual Storage system!

On this page, you will find all software components for HP StoreVirtual. Regardless of whether you want to download the latest version of HP StoreVirtual VSA Software for a new deployment or you want to get started with your HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage, you will find everything you need linked from this page.

Here is what you need to do to get started:

  1. Download and read the Quick Start Guide
    • Download, install and configure HP StoreVirtual VSA on your servers
    • Unbox, and connect your HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage to network and power
  2. Download and install the HP StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console on a Windows or Linux server
  3. Create your first management group and cluster

While you will find that HP StoreVirtual is easy to install and configure, there are a many components that will help you integrate into applications or provide additional functionality to enhance your storage solution. You will find the following components and more by clicking on the  "Select" button above:

  • HP StoreVirtual Application-Aware Snapshot Manager for application-integrated snapshots on Microsoft Windows or VMware vSphere. This component allows you to create snapshots which capture a consistent state of your applications and virtual machines. This component installs the VSS Provider on Windows Server and also integrates VMWare vCenter Server.
  • HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module (MEM) for VMware vSphere can reduce latency and improve performance in VMware vSphere environments.  The MEM also optimizes data-path traffic in multi-site (or stretch-cluster) configurations.
  • HP StoreVirtual DSM for Microsoft MPIO can reduce latency and improve performance in Microsoft Windows environments. The DSM also optimizes data-path traffic in multi-site (or stretch-cluster) configurations.
  • HP StoreVirtual Site Recovery Adapter integrates Remote Copy with VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.x and higher.
  • HP StoreVirtual Recovery Manager for Windows Files and Folders helps you to recover files quickly from snapshots.
  • HP StoreVirtual CLiQ is the command-line tool for StoreVirtual. It is typically installed on a Windows Server and can be used for scripting various tasks. The documentation can also be downloaded.

If you're ready to get started and download the components you need, click "Select" in the upper right corner at the top of this page.

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Existing customers: Upgrading to LeftHand OS 12.0

New LeftHand OS 12.0 features

  • Space Reclamation - StoreVirtual Storage can now reclaim space in VMware vSphere and Microsoft Windows environments using T10 UNMAP.
  • HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module (MEM) for VMware vSphere - Reduce latency and improve performance in VMware vSphere environments. The MEM also optimizes data-path traffic in multi-site (or stretch-cluster) configurations.
  • New REST API - Provision storage, create and modify storage pools using the all new web services based API for HP StoreVirtual.
  • Faster remote copy performance and system reboot times.

For a more detailed list of changes, see the LeftHand OS 12.0 Release Notes.

Using the Online Upgrade feature in the HP StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console, you can upgrade to the most recent release of LeftHand OS without downloading on this page.

If you are running Centralized Management Console 8.5 or earlier, please manually upgrade to the newest Centralized Management Console using the "Select" button on the top of this page.

When upgrading an existing installation, upgrade in the following order:

  1. Upgrade the Centralized Management Console
  2. Install/upgrade all client-side components for LeftHand OS
  3. Upgrade your storage systems to the latest version of LeftHand OS

See the HP StoreVirtual Storage Upgrade Guide for more information on how to upgrade.


Notes

  • When using HP Insight Control for vCenter Server, Insight Control for vCenter 7.2.3 is required for LeftHand OS 11.x support.
  • When using HP Insight Remote Support, Insight Remote Support 7.0.8 Content Level Update 1 (CLU 1) is required for LeftHand OS 11.x support. CLU 1 was made available in December 2013.

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Available Quick Restore DVD downloads

The following DVDs are available as ISO image.

LeftHand OS 12.0 Quick Restore DVD for iSCSI and FC products

Storage system recovery bootable ISO image for

  • HP P4300 G2 SAN Solution,
  • HP P4500 G2 SAN Solution,
  • HP P4800 G2 SAN Solution,
  • HP P4900 G2 SAN Solution,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4130 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4330 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4335 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4530 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4630 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4730 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4330 FC Storage and
  • HP StoreVirtual 4730 FC Storage

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Additional resources

To download user manuals and other support documentation, go to hp.com/support/storevirtualmanuals

To download the latest compatibility matrix, go to hp.com/go/storevirtualcompatibility

To download software components for LeftHand OS 11.5, go to https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=StoreVirtualSW_11.5

To download software components for LeftHand OS 10.5, go to https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=StoreVirtualSW_10.5

To download software components for SAN/iQ 9.5, go to https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=P4000SW-9.5

To download the HP Insight Control Storage Module for vCenter, go to https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=HPVPR

To download Insight Remote Support Standard, go to https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=RSSTANDARD

 
Additional product information
Product #: StoreVirtualSW
Version: 12.0
Software specification: HP StoreVirtual Quick Restore DVD (AX694-11015.iso)
HP StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console for Windows (BM480-10572.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Linux Centralized Management Console for Linux (BM480-10573.bin)
HP StoreVirtual Application Aware Snapshot Mgr Installer (AT004-10514.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Command Line Interface for Windows CLiQ Installer (BM480-10574.exe)
HP StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs for LeftHand OS 11.5 (BM480-10575.zip)
HP StoreVirtual DSM for Microsoft MPIO Installer (AT004-10515.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Failover Manager FOM for vSphere OVF (BM480-10576.zip)
HP StoreVirtual Failover Manager FOM for VMware Player/Workstation (BM480-10577.exe)
HP StoreVirtual VSA 2014 for vSphere OVF (TA688-10526.zip)
HP StoreVirtual VSA 2014 and StoreVirtual FOM Installer for Microsoft Hyper-V (TA688-10527.exe)
HP StoreVirtual VSA 2014 and StoreVirtual FOM Installer for VMware vSphere (TA688-10529.exe)
HP StoreVirtual SRA for VMware SRM 5.0 (AX696-10587.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for Vmware vSphere 5.0 (AT004-10516.vib)
HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for Vmware vSphere 5.1 (AT004-10517.vib)
HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for Vmware vSphere 5.5 (AT004-10518.vib)
HP StoreVirtual Recovery Manager Installer (AX696-10588.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Recovery Manager User Guide (AX696-96381.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Storage Upgrade Guide (AX696-96386.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Command Line Interface User Guide (AX696-96347.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Multi-site HA/DR User Guide (AX696-96351.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Storage User Guide (AX696-96359.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Remote Copy User Guide (AX696-96355.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Multipathing User Guide (AX696-96377.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Application Aware Snapshot Mgr Deployment Guide (AX696-96373.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual VSA Installation and Configuration Guide (TA688-63129.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual SRA User Guide (AX696-96369.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual SRA Readme (AX696-96368.html)
HP P4X00 G2 and HP StoreVirtual 4x30 Storage Sys Recovery Procedures (AX696-96280.pdf)
HP P4800 G2 Blade Sys Maintenance Guide (AX696-96151.pdf)
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