Solved

HP Blades / C7000 - Mixing Blades (Generations) in SAME C7000 Chassis?

Posted on 2015-02-18
3
1,515 Views
Last Modified: 2016-01-20
I want to confirm if you can mix two or more HP blade generations in the same chassis? If so, what Generation version are compatible with each? How many Generation versions is it backwards compatible with?

For Example:
C7000 Chassis
(8) Gen 7, with (8) Gen 9 (total of 16 blades) ?
0
Comment
Question by:ITAddict
3 Comments
 
LVL 34

Accepted Solution

by:
Seth Simmons earned 500 total points
ID: 40617527
I want to confirm if you can mix two or more HP blade generations in the same chassis?

yes, i have 4 C7000s here with mixed gen blades in the same chassis

If so, what Generation version are compatible with each?

supported back to G5

HP ProLiant Server Blades - Compatibility with HP BladeSystem c7000 and c3000 Enclosures and Firmware
http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?sp4ts.oid=5193137&docId=mmr_kc-0100204-12&docLocale=en_US
0
 
LVL 2

Author Closing Comment

by:ITAddict
ID: 40617648
Thank you!
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Naomi Goldberg
ID: 41422980
IT Central Station users have commented on the stability and reliability of HP's Blades. This user in particular mentioned that it was easy to add blades from different generations. https://www.itcentralstation.com/product_reviews/hp-bladesystem-review-35641-by-mario-maldini
0

Featured Post

Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article will show you how to create an ISO CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image (*.iso), and MD5 checksum signature, for use with VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5). It's a good idea to compare checksums, because many installations fail because of a corr…
In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Suppress Configuration Issues and Warnings Alert displayed in Summary status for ESXi 6.5 after enabling SSH or ESXi Shell.
Teach the user how to install log collectors and how to configure ESXi 5.5 for remote logging Open console session and mount vCenter Server installer: Install vSphere Core Dump Collector: Install vSphere Syslog Collector: Open vSphere Client: Config…
This Micro Tutorial steps you through the configuration steps to configure your ESXi host Management Network settings and test the management network, ensure the host is recognized by the DNS Server, configure a new password, and the troubleshooting…

713 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question