HP Smart Array Advanced Pack
SAAP is a collection of additional and advanced controller features embedded in the firmware of select
Smart Array controllers.
When activated with a registered license key, SAAP 1.0 provides the following features:
RAID 6 (ADG)
Advanced Capacity Expansion
Mirror splitting and recombining in offline mode
Performance optimization for video on demand
To access SAAP features, you must purchase a license key from HP. To obtain a license key, see the
SAAP product page on the HP website (http://www.hp.com/go/SAAP).
To install the license key and activate SAAP, use one of the following methods:
Installing a license key with ORCA (on page 11)
Installing a license key with ACU (on page 41)
Some SAAP features are required for advanced configuration tasks in ACU. For a list of these tasks, see
"Support for advanced configuration tasks (on page 6)."
For a list of Smart Array controllers that support SAAP, see the SAAP QuickSpecs on the HP website
To support some controller features, the controller may also require a hardware configuration that
includes the following battery-backed write cache options:
A cache module that is 256 MB or larger
A compatible battery pack or capacitor pack
To obtain these options, contact an HP authorized reseller or see the HP website
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