HP P6000 EVA Upgrade
Instructions — P6300 to
P6350 or P6500 to P6550
© Copyright 2008, 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
HP Part Number: 5697-2484
Published: September 2013
About this document
This document contains the procedures required to
upgrade an HP P6300 EVA storage system to an HP
P6350 EVA storage system or an HP P6500 EVA
storage system to an HP P6550 EVA storage system.
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The upgrade kit contains:
Two battery modules
An array-based management module
Before you begin
in the order listed in this document.
Verify that the storage system is operating correctly,
including virtual disks and DR groups.
Observe proper antistatic guidelines.
Inspect the upgrade kit, verify its contents and that it
is the correct kit for your storage system.
Using HP P6000 Command View, verify the controller
cache size and record it. At the end of the installation,
you will use this information as a comparison to verify
that the update was successful.
This upgrade will take 1.5 hours or more. You must
shut down the storage system for part of that time.
You must perform the procedures