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Hp p6000 enterprise virtual array compatibility reference (5697-0145, june 2011).
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HP P6000 Enterprise Virtual Array Compatibility Reference
1.0
2.0
HP P6000 Command View interoperability support
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
Active/inactive support for P6000 management/replication software
2.5
3.0
Controller software version support
3.1.1
Upgrade support for EVA3000/5000 and EVA4x00/6x00/8x00 controller software versions
3.1.2
Upgrade support for EVA4400 and EVA6400/8400 controller software versions
3.2.1
3.2.2
3.3
Data-in-place upgrade support for controllers
3.4
Controller software version support in remote replication environments
3.5
3.6
4.0
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
4.6
Features supported by HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager
5.0
6.0
Features supported by controller software version
6.1
Supported array features by controller software version
6.2
Supported local replication features by controller software version
6.3
Supported remote replication features by controller software version
7.0
8.0
HP Part Number: 5697-1045
Published: June 2011
Edition: 27
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    HP P6000 Enterprise Virtual Array Compatibility Reference HP P6000 software solution compatibility HP P6000 Command View interoperability support HP P6000 Command View upgrade support HP P6000 Command View downgrade support HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager upgrade support Active/inactive support for P6000 management/replication software Active/inactive support for controller software Controller software version support 3.1.1...

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    © Copyright 2005-2011 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Confidential computer software. Valid license from HP required for possession, use or copying. Consistent with FAR 12.211 and 12.212, Commercial Computer Software, Computer Software Documentation, and Technical Data for Commercial Items are licensed to the U.S.

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    Introduction This document contains tables that describe the compatible hardware, operating systems, and software for the following HP P6000 products: — HP P6000 Business Copy — HP P6000 Command View — HP P6000 Continuous Access — HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager —...

  • Page 4: Hp P6000 Software Solution Compatibility

    1.0 HP P6000 software solution compatibility This table shows the compatibility of the P6000 software solution components. A P6000 software solution is comprised of controller software, management software, replication software, and replication license. See Table 2.0, HP P6000 Command View interoperability, for detailed management software support. This table also shows controller software compatibility for HP EVAInfo and HP P6000 SmartStart.

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    2.0 HP P6000 Command View interoperability support This table lists the controller software and layered applications that are supported with HP P6000 Command View. – HP Command View EVA 8.0 includes HP Command View EVAPerf 8.0, SMI-S EVA 8.0, and SSSU 8.0. –...

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    2.0 HP P6000 Command View interoperability support (cont'd) HP P6000 Command View 8.0.1 8.0.2 9.0.1 9.2.1 SAN applications (cont'd) • • HP Command View XP AE 5.9 HP Command View XP AE 6.1 • • • • • • • •...

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    2.0 HP P6000 Command View interoperability support HP P6000 Command View 8.0.1 8.0.2 9.0.1 9.2.1 SAN applications (cont'd) • • • HP Storage Essentials Enterprise Edition 6.0 SP1 (Windows/Linux) • • • HP Storage Essentials Enterprise Edition 6.0 SP2 (Windows/Linux) 19,20 •...

  • Page 8: Hp P6000 Command View Upgrade Support

    2.1 HP P6000 Command View upgrade support This table shows upgrade support for HP P6000 Command View versions. A bullet (•) indicates you can perform an upgrade from the version in the FROM column to the version in the TO column without removing the earlier version. A blank cell (or if an HP P6000 Command View version is not listed) indicates an upgrade to a later version (without removing the earlier version) is not supported.

  • Page 9: Hp P6000 Command View Downgrade Support

    2.2 HP P6000 Command View downgrade support This table shows downgrade support for HP P6000 Command View versions. A bullet (•) indicates you can perform a downgrade from the version in the FROM column to the version in the TO column. A blank cell indicates a downgrade is not supported. See the HP P6000 Command View Installation Guide for instructions on downgrading to earlier versions.

  • Page 10: Hp P6000 Replication Solutions Manager Upgrade Support

    2.3 HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager upgrade support This table shows upgrade support for HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager server and host agent software versions. A bullet (•) indicates you can perform an upgrade from the version in the FROM column to the version in the TO column without removing the earlier version.

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    2.4 Active/inactive support for P6000 management and replication software This table identifies which versions of P6000 management and replication software are active and inactive. Because the active/inactive designations become effective in November 2009, there are multiple versions that list the same inactive date. Active and inactive are defined as: –...

  • Page 12: Active/inactive Support For Controller Software

    2.5 Active/inactive support for controller software This table identifies which versions of controller software are active and inactive. Active and inactive are defined as: – Active: An active version has full Engineering support. Issues are addressed and patches can be provided. –...

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    3.0 Controller software version support 3.1.1 Upgrade support for EVA3000/5000 and EVA4x00/6x00/8x00 controller software versions Thie table shows upgrade support for the controller software versions. A bullet (•) indicates you can perform an upgrade from the version in the FROM column to the version in the TO column. A blank cell indicates an upgrade is not supported. TO controller software version VCS 3.1xx VCS 4.1xx...

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    3.0 Controller software version support 3.1.2 Upgrade support for EVA4400 and EVA6400/8400 controller software versions This table shows upgrade support for the controller software versions. A bullet (•) indicates you can perform an upgrade from the version in the FROM column to the version in the TO column.

  • Page 15: Downgrade Support For Eva3000/5000 And Eva4x00/6x00/8x00 Controller Software Versions

    3.2.1 Downgrade support for EVA3000/5000 and EVA4x00/6x00/8x00 controller software versions This table shows downgrade support for EVA3000/5000 and EVA4x00/6x00/8x00 controller software versions. A bullet (•) indicates you can downgrade from the version in the FROM column to the version in the TO column. A blank cell indicates a downgrade is not supported. NOTE: If you are running XCS 6.110 on an EVA4100/6100/8100, you cannot downgrade to XCS 6.100 or earlier versions.

  • Page 16: Downgrade Support For Eva4400 And Eva6400/8400 Controller Software Versions

    3.2.2 Downgrade support for EVA4400 and EVA6400/8400 controller software versions This table shows downgrade support for the EVA4400 and EVA6400/8400 controller software versions. A bullet (•) indicates you can downgrade from the version in the FROM column to the version in the TO column. A blank cell indicates a downgrade is not supported. NOTES: –...

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    3.3 Data-in-place (hardware) upgrade support for EVA controllers This table shows data-in-place upgrade support for when you upgrade the hardware. A bullet (•) indicates you can perform a data-in-place upgrade from the array controller in the FROM column to the array controller in the TO column.

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    3.4 Remote replication support for controller software versions (server-based management only) This table shows support between controller software versions in remote replication environments, meaning the controller software versions that are running on the source and destination arrays. A bullet (•) indicates support when the source and destination arrays are running the controller software versions listed.

  • Page 19: Controller Software And Management Module Software Support

    3.5 Controller software and management module software support This table shows support between controller software and management module software. A bullet (•) indicates support; a blank cell indicates no support. The management module is applicable to the EVA4400 and P6300/P6500 EVA only. Controller software 09000000 09001000 09003000 09004000 09006000 09501x00 0952x000 0953x000 10000000 Management module software...

  • Page 20: Management Module Software Compatibility

    3.6 Management module software compatibility This table shows how the management module software is compatible with HP P6000 Command View and the HP P6000 Web-based Operator Control Panel. Management HP P6000 Command View HP P6000 WOCP module software 9.0.1 9.2.x 2.3.1 •...

  • Page 21: Hp P6000 Software Deployment Options

    4.0 HP P6000 software deployment options For server-based management, you can install HP P6000 management and replication software on a management server. The management servers are: General-purpose server: A server that runs customer applications, such as file and print services Dedicated management server: A Windows host that is intended solely for HP storage software, such as HP OpenView Storage Node Manager, HP OpenView Storage Area Manager add-on software modules, or HP P6000 software HP X1000/X3000 Network Storage Systems and Gateways: A server similar to the general-purpose server;...

  • Page 22: Supported Software On Management Servers And The Management Module

    4.1 Supported software on management servers and the management module This table lists the software that is supported on each management server and the management module. Although multiple software products are compatible with a management server, these software products may not be compatible with each other.

  • Page 23: Supported P6000 Software Operating Environments

    4.2 Supported P6000 software operating environments This table lists the supported servers, operating systems and application integration for P6000 software. A bullet (•) indicates support on all P6000 EVA models, a specific model number indicates support with that model only, and a blank cell indicates no support.

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    4.2 Supported P6000 software operating environments (cont'd) Environment HP P6000 RSM HP P6000 HP Storage HP P6000 HP SSSU HP SS EVA HP CV 9.3 & HP P6000 CV 9.4 RSM server host agent Server, OS, or application type Volume SmartStart HP DButil Storage 3.3...

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    4.2 Supported P6000 software operating environments (cont'd) Environment HP P6000 RSM HP P6000 RSM HP Storage HP P6000 HP SSSU HP SS EVA HP CV 9.3 & HP P6000 CV 9.4 & server host agent Server, OS, or application type Volume HP DButil SmartStart...

  • Page 26: Hp P6000 Replication Solutions Manager Host Agent Support

    4.3 HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager host agent support This table describes HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager host agent support for: — Volume Manager — Mounting host volume copies on the same host — Multipath solutions — Cluster software NOTE: The information in this table is specific to what has been qualified with the HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager host agent software. It may contain version information that conflicts with the array/operating system support listed on the Single Point of Connectivity Knowledge (SPOCK) website.

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    4.3 HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager host agent support (cont'd) Compatible multipath solution Mounting a host Supported Volume volume copy on the Host operating EVA3000/5000 Supported cluster Supported Cluster EVA4x00/6x00/8x00 EVA4400, system same host as the software file systems aware Manager (includes Active/Passive...

  • Page 28: Hp P6000 Replication Solutions Manager Host Agent And Hp P6000 Dc-management Compatibility

    4.4 HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager host agent and HP P6000 DC-Management compatibility This table shows which versions of HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager host agent software (by operating system) that are supported with HP P6000 Dynamic Capacity Management features. See Table 4.5, HP P6000 Dynamic Capacity Management compatibility, for compatibility with other P6000/EVA applications. See Table 4.2, Supported P6000 software operating environments, for operating system and HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager host agent compatibility.

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    4.4 HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager host agent and HP P6000 DC-Management compatibility (cont'd) HP RSM host agent 5.2 HP P6000 RSM host agent 5.3 Operating system DCM Extend DCM Shrink P6000 DCM Extend P6000 DCM Shrink Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS & ES 4 (x86 32-bit) Update 7 Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS &...

  • Page 30: Hp P6000 Dynamic Capacity Management Compatibility

    4.5 HP P6000 Dynamic Capacity Management compatibility This table shows how HP P6000 Dynamic Capacity Management is compatible with HP P6000 Command View, HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager, and controller software versions. HP P6000 Dynamic Capacity Management Application Extend Shrink HP Command View EVA 8.0.x •...

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    4.6 Array configuration by HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager version This table describes the recommended array configuration by HP P6000 Replication Solutions Manager version. Feature HP RSM 4.0.1 HP RSM 5.0 HP RSM 5.1 HP RSM 5.2 HP P6000 RSM 5.3 Maximum number of arrays per HP P6000 Command View instance Maximum number of array-based management systems per...

  • Page 32: Browser Support

    5.0 Browser support This table lists the supported browsers you can use to access HP P6000 software user interfaces. If the browser version you are using is earlier that what is listed here, you must upgrade your browser. When using HP Management Integration Framework, a minimum of Adobe Flash Player 10 is required on the browser you are using.

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    6.0 Features supported by controller software version 6.1 Supported array features by controller software version Array features depend on the controller software version. An HP P6000 Command View license is required to use these features. Controller software version Feature VCS 3.1xx VCS 4.1xx XCS 6.2xx XCS 095xx000...

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    6.2 Supported local replication feature by controller software version Local replication features depend on the controller software version. An HP P6000 Business Copy license is required to use these features. When using one of the P6000 software user interfaces or command line interfaces, if the selected resource does not support an action, it will not be available in either the user interface or the command line interface.

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    6.3 Supported remote replication feature by controller software version Remote replication features depend on the controller software version. An HP P6000 Continuous Access license is required to use these features. When using one of the P6000 software user interfaces or command line interfaces, if the selected resource does not support an action, it will not be available in either the user interface or the command line interface.

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    6.3 Support remote replication feature by controller software version (cont'd) Controller software version Feature XCS 095xx000 XCS 10000000 XCS 10000000 VCS 3.1xx VCS 4.1xx XCS 6.2xx (EVAx400) (EVAx400) (P6300/P6500 EVA) Fail over or delete a DR group during normalization • •...

  • Page 37: P6000 Eva Host Connectivity

    7.0 P6000 EVA host connectivity For detailed specifications about supported operating systems and switches, go to the Single Point of Connectivity Knowledge (SPOCK) website (http://www.hp.com/storage/spock). You must log in to access SPOCK. If you do not already have an account, click Register to log in on the main page and follow the instructions. Once access is enabled, select View by Array/OS under Compatibility Tool in the left menu and then select the array and operating system combination that applies to your environment.

  • Page 38: Solid State Disk (ssd) Support

    8.0 Solid state disk (SSD) support This table lists feature support for solid state disks. SSDs must be in a separate disk group. For disk drive firmware versions and other general disk drive and XCS support, see the HP P6000 Enterprise Virtual Array Disk Drive Firmware Support document, which is available at: http://www.hp.com/support/manuals.

This manual also for:

4000/6000/8000, 4400, 6400/8400

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