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HP StoreVirtual Storage: LeftHand OS 10.5

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Important Product Announcement

HP Storage is pleased to announce the availability of LeftHand Operating System version 10.5 (previously known as SAN/iQ). The new software provides enhancements and new functionality for

  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage products
  • HP StoreVirtual VSA Software
  • HP P4000 G2 Storage products

Customers are encouraged to upgrade all supported platforms to the latest release of LeftHand OS 10.5 to take advantage of the latest enhancements to the software.

Note: HP StoreVirtual Storage is the new name for HP LeftHand Storage and HP P4000 SAN solutions. LeftHand Operating System (LeftHand OS) is the new name for SAN/iQ.

LeftHand OS 10.5 features

The latest release of LeftHand OS 10.5 includes

  • Improvements to Remote Copy performance
  • Enhanced Performance Monitor for Fibre Channel enabled storage nodes
  • HTTP/FTP proxy support for Online Upgrades and customer notifications

For a more detailed list of changes, see the LeftHand OS 10.5 Release Notes. When upgrading from LeftHand OS 10.0, this upgrade does not require a reboot of the storage nodes.

In addition to these new features and enhancements, LeftHand OS 10.5 supports the new HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage platforms, HP StoreVirtual 4530 Storage and HP StoreVirtual 4730 Storage.

LeftHand OS 10.5 includes the following features and functionality previously introduced with LeftHand OS 10.0 -

Windows Integration

Simplified management for Windows environments

  • Integration with Windows Active Directory
  • Support for Windows Server 2012

Intelligent Management

Easiest upgrade management in the market today

  • Online Upgrade enhancements including proxy support
  • Tasks in SAN Status Page
  • Quorum Alarms

Increased Performance

Triple performance for asynchronous replication, double vCPUs

  • Increased Remote Copy performance - 3x performance
  • Dual CPU support for VSA - up to 2x performance
  • Other general performance improvements for application workloads, volume resynchronization and snapshot processing

Connectivity Options

Bridge the old and the new with ease

  • Fibre Channel Support  available with HP StoreVirtual 4030 FC Storage platforms

Upgrade Procedure

HP recommends that you follow the installation procedure listed below. The easiest way to upgrade an existing installation is to use the Online Upgrade feature in the Centralized Management Console. If you are running Centralized Management Console 8.5 or earlier, please manually upgrade to the newest Centralized Management Console using the “Receive for free” button on the top of this page.

When upgrading existing installation, upgrade in the following order

  1. Upgrade to Centralized Management Console 10.5
  2. Install/upgrade all client side components of LeftHand Operating System 10.5
  3. Install the LeftHand Operating System on the storage systems.

Note: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) provider is now part of the Application Aware Snapshot Manager and should be upgraded AFTER the update of LeftHand OS.

See the HP LeftHand SAN Solution Upgrade for more information on upgrading the SAN at http://bizsupport2.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c03670783/c03670783.pdf

Notes

  • HP StoreVirtual Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) software for VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) must be upgraded for version 10.0 or later in all cases. There is a new Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) for VMware SRM version 5.x. SRA for VMware SRM 4.x is no longer supported with LeftHand OS version 10.0 or later.  When upgrading to 10.0 or 10.5, you must upgrade to SRA for VMware SRM 5.0.1 or 5.1.
  • HP recommends using HP_SRA_SRM5_Installer_10.0.0.433.exe (AX696-10565) for both LeftHand OS 10.0 and 10.5.
  • See the release notes for additional detail about LeftHand operating system version 10.5 at http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c03660623/c03660623.pdf

Available downloads

The following downloads are available by clicking the "Receive for Free" button.

ISO component downloads

Contains

HP StoreVirtual Management Software DVD

- Centralized Management Console

- Command Line Interface (CLiQ)

- SNMP MIBS

- Documentation

HP StoreVirtual Application Integration Solution Pack DVD

- DSM for MPIO (Microsoft Windows)

- Application Aware Snapshot Manager
(Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere)

-Documentation

HP StoreVirtual VSA Software

-VSA for VMware vSphere

-VSA for Microsoft Hyper-V

- Failover Manager (for VMware Workstation, VMware vSphere, and Microsoft Hyper-V)

-VSA documentation

LeftHand OS 10.5 Quick Restore DVD for iSCSI products

Storage system recovery bootable ISO image for P4300 G2, P4500 G2, P4800 G2, P4900 G2, HP StoreVirtual 4130, 4330, 4530 and 4730 Storage

LeftHand OS 10.5 Quick Restore DVD for FC products

Storage system recovery bootable ISO image for HP LeftHand 4330FC and 4730FC

 

Software Download

Contains

HP StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console

Centralized Management Console Installer
for Windows and Linux

SNMP MIBs for LeftHand OS

LeftHand OS 10.5 MIB files for SNMP

Failover Manager (VMware Workstation)

Standalone installer for Failover Manager
(VMware Workstation)

Failover Manager (VMware vSphere)

Standalone installer for Failover Manager
(VMware vSphere)

Failover Manager (Microsoft Hyper-V)

Standalone Installer for Failover Manager
(Microsoft Hyper-V)

HP StoreVirtual DSM for MPIO

Standalone installer for DSM for MPIO (Microsoft Windows Server)

HP StoreVirtual Application Aware Snapshot Manager

Standalone installer for Application Aware Snapshot Manager

HP StoreVirtual VSA OVF
(VMware vSphere)

OVF zip package for HP StoreVirtual VSA

HP StoreVirtual VSA Installer
(Microsoft Hyper-V)

Standalone installer for HP StoreVirtual VSA and FOM

HP StoreVirtual Zero-to-VSA Installer

Standalone installer for HP StoreVirtual VSA and FOM

HP StoreVirtual SRA 2.0 for VMware SRM 5.x

SRA 2.0 Installer for VMware SRM 5.x

HP StoreVirtual Recovery Manager

Standalone installer for Recovery Manager

HP StoreVirtual CLiQ

Standalone installer for the Command Line Interface (Microsoft Windows)

 

Documentation downloads

Contains

HP StoreVirtual Storage Upgrade Guide

Upgrade Instructions for StoreVirtual products

HP StoreVirtual Storage User Guide

General product documentation for the product

HP StoreVirtual Storage Remote Copy User Guide

Product documentation for Remote Copy

HP StoreVirtual Storage Command-Line

Interface User Guide

Product documentation for Command Line Interface

HP StoreVirtual DSM for Microsoft MPIO

Deployment Guide

Product documentation for HP StoreVirtual DSM for MPIO (Microsoft Windows)

HP StoreVirtual Storage Multi-Site

Configuration Guide

Product documentation for Multi-site High Availability/ Disaster Recovery configuration

HP StoreVirtual Storage Application Aware Snapshot Manager Deployment Guide

Product documentation for the Application Aware Snapshot Manager (Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere)

HP StoreVirtual Storage VSA Installation and

Configuration Guide

Product documentation for HP StoreVirtual VSA Software Installation and Configuration

HP StoreVirtual Recovery Manager Deployment Guide

Product documentation for HP StoreVirtual Recovery Manager

HP StoreVirtual Storage SRA for VMware

SRM Deployment Guide

Product documentation for SRA

HP StoreVirtual Storage SRA for VMware SRM Readme

README for SRA

HP P4x00 G2 and HP StoreVirtual 4x30

Storage System Recovery Procedures

Product documentation for system recovery using the Quick Restore DVD

HP P4800 G2 Blade System Maintenance Guide

Product documentation for HP P4800 G2 maintenance

LeftHand OS 10.0 Windows Server 2012 Support Guide

Product documentation for Windows Server 2012 support on HP LeftHand OS 10.0

To download previous software versions of LeftHand OS (SAN/iQ), go to: https://h20392.www2.hp.com/portal/swdepot/displayProductInfo.do?productNumber=StoreVirtualSW-10.0 

To download the HP Insight Control Storage Module for vCenter (VC Plug-in), 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

For information about migration to Insight Remote Support from the legacy LeftHand Networks Service Console, go to http://www.hp.com/go/insightremotesupport-docs and select HP Insight Remote Support Monitored Devices Configuration Guide.

To download user manuals and other support documentation, go to: www.hp.com/support/StoreVirtualManuals

 
Additional product information
Product #: StoreVirtualSW_10.5
Version: 10.5
Software specification: HP StoreVirtual Management Software DVD (BM480-11012.iso)
HP StoreVirtual App Integration Solution Pack DVD (AT004-11007.iso)
HP StoreVirtual VSA Software DVD (TA688-11007.iso)
HP StoreVirtual Quick Restore DVD for iSCSI (AX694-11009.iso)
HP StoreVirtual Quick Restore DVD for FC products (AX694-11010.iso)
HP StoreVirtual CMC Installer for Windows (BM480-10545.exe)
HP StoreVirtual CMC Installer for Linux (BM480-10544.bin)
HP StoreVirtual App Aware Snapshot Mgr Installer (AT004-10509.exe)
HP StoreVirtual API/CLI for SAN/iQ (BM480-10553.exe)
HP StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs for LeftHand OS 10.0 (BM480-10547.zip)
HP StoreVirtual DSM for MPIO Installer (AT004-10503.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Failover Manager FOM ESX OVF (BM480-10541.zip)
HP StoreVirtual Failover Manager FOM non-ESX (BM480-10542.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Failover Manager FOM for Hyper-V (BM480-10543.exe)
HP StoreVirtual VSA ESX OVF (TA688-10511.zip)
HP StoreVirtual VSA for Hyper-V (TA688-10515.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Zero-to-VSA Installer (TA688-10514.exe)
HP StoreVirtual SRA 2.0 for Vmware SRM 5.0 (AX696-10567.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Recovery Manager Installer (AX696-10550.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Recovery Manager Deployment User Guide (AX696-96180.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Storage Upgrade Guide (AX696-96256.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Command Line Interface User Guide (AX696-96242.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Multi-site HA/DR User Guide (AX696-96243.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual SAN User Guide (AX696-96248.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual Remote Copy User Guide (AX696-96247.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual MPIO/DSM User Guide (AX696-96254.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual App-Aware Snapshot Mgr Deployment Guide (AX696-96253.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual VSA Install and Config Guide (TA688-96138.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual SRA for Vmware SRM Deployment Guide (AX696-96251.pdf)
HP StoreVirtual SRA for Vmware SRM Readme (AX696-96250.htm)
HP P4000 G2 and HP StoreVirtual 4x30 Storage Sys Recovery Procedures (AX696-96249.pdf)
HP P4800 G2 Blade Sys Maintenance Guide (AX696-96151.pdf)
HP LeftHand OS Windows Server 2012 Support Guide (AX696-96239.pdf)
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