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HP P6000 EVA Upgrade Instructions

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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
Edition: 2
*5697-2484*

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.
For the latest documentation, go to
www.hp.com/support/manuals, and select your
product.
The information contained herein is subject to change
without notice. The only warranties for HP products
and services are set forth in the express warranty
statements accompanying such products and services.
Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an
additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical
or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
WARRANTY STATEMENT:
To obtain a copy of the warranty for this product, see
the warranty information website:
http://www.hp.com/go/storagewarranty

Kit contents

The upgrade kit contains:
Four DIMMs
Two battery modules
An array-based management module
A bezel
Three labels

Before you begin

IMPORTANT:
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.
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You must perform the procedures

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  • Page 1: About This Document

    This document contains the procedures required to P6350 or P6500 to P6550 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.
  • Page 2: Remove Controller

    For instructions, see the HP P6000 Command View out slightly. See Figure 1 (page Installation Guide and the HP P6000 EVA Updating Product Software Guide. Position one hand under the module, and with the other hand, pull the module out of the controller enclosure.
  • Page 3 Figure 2 Removing a controller Press the retaining clips outward to unlock the DIMM socket. See Figure 5 (page 3). This action releases the module and partially lifts the module out of the socket. Figure 5 Removing a DIMM Replace the controller enclosure cache Lift out the DIMM.
  • Page 4 Place the cover on the controller module rails and Figure 9 Installing a controller slide the cover over the controller until the latch clicks in place. Figure 7 Installing the controller cover Attach the controller upgrade label Attach one of the controller upgrade labels to the Upgrade controller 2 bottom of the controller, underneath the part number label.
  • Page 5: Install The New Bezel

    Do not cover the original warranty https://ip_address:2373 and verify that bundle serial number label. the HP P6000 Control Panel GUI is accessible. From HP P6000 Command View: Navigate to the controller, and verify that the Powering up the storage system status is (Good).

This manual is also suitable for:

P6300P6350P6500P6550P6000