Solved

deploying hp proliant 380 drivers and firmware via putty for esxi 6

Posted on 2016-08-04
4
112 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-23
im in the process of installing the latest drivers and firmware for the storage controller:

http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_b5724129d2ee43f6aecf2a4b13
http://h20564.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_cd9a47cb20dc406893e838fca2

before i press go button, just like someone to verify its the correct ones for the HP DL380 G7 as never done this on esxi before and putty...

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:CHI-LTD
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 121

Accepted Solution

by:
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
ID: 41742163
the command to install the firmware is : ./CPXXXXXX.scexe.

but we would NOT usually update firmware using the individual components, we would download the latest Smart Start DVD which contains ALL the firmware for the server, e.g. ilo, BIOS, disks, network, and storage controller.

The G7 is quite an old server, and there may not be any updated firmware for it any more, which is a good reason to download the Smart Start Firmware DVD, because it will show the existing firmwares and versions.

As for whether it's the correct one, that very much depends on what storage controllers you have present in the server.

the command to install the VIB (driver) is esxcli.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 41742177
Yes but we need outstanding maintenance or support with HP in order to download right?  We do not have support with HP any longer.
it s p410i controller
0
 
LVL 121
ID: 41742263
I cannot help you if you do not have a support agreement with HP.

If its a P410i controller, the firmware link supports that controller.
0
 
LVL 121
ID: 41760835
do you require any more assistance with this question.
0

Featured Post

Automating Your MSP Business

The road to profitability.
Delivering superior services is key to ensuring customer satisfaction and the consequent long-term relationships that enable MSPs to lock in predictable, recurring revenue. What's the best way to deliver superior service? One word: automation.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Is your company's data protection keeping pace with virtualization? Here are 7 dynamic ways to adapt to rapid breakthroughs in technology.
Giving access to ESXi shell console is always an issue for IT departments to other Teams, or Projects. We need to find a way so that teams can use ESXTOP for their POCs, or tests without giving them the access to ESXi host shell console with a root …
Teach the user how to configure vSphere Replication and how to protect and recover VMs Open vSphere Web Client: Verify vsphere Replication is enabled: Enable vSphere Replication for a virtual machine: Verify replicated VM is created: Recover replica…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial

705 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