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Dell PowerVault 220S/221S SES Firmware, v.E.17, A06
The PV22xS_E17.bin file is the downloadable version of the enclosure firmware that provides management functions for the PowerVault 220S/221S. These functions include SCSI Enclosure Services (SES) and SCSI Accessed Fault-Tolerant Enclosures (SAF-TE) reporting to the host initiator, control of all enclosure LED indicators, and monitoring of all the enclosure's environmental elements.
Release Date 8/26/2005
Importance: Recommended
Version: E.17,A06

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File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

FUPG_E17.exe

Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 48KB

File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® Download File Download File
File Name:

FRMW-R74083.exe

Description: Dell Update Packages in Microsoft Windows 32-bit format can be deployed on Microsoft 64-bit operating systems by implementing the WOW64 emulation applications. WOW64 is a standard feature on most Microsoft operating systems.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 2MB

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Description

The PV22xS_E17.bin file is the downloadable version of the enclosure firmware that provides management functions for the PowerVault 220S/221S. These functions include SCSI Enclosure Services (SES) and SCSI Accessed Fault-Tolerant Enclosures (SAF-TE) reporting to the host initiator, control of all enclosure LED indicators, and monitoring of all the enclosure's environmental elements.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information

Known Limitations:
  1. In Joined bus/Clustering mode, firmware is downloaded to both EMMs automatically (assuming that the second EMM is installed) by failing over and then failing back. In Split bus mode, however, updating firmware on one EMM does not automatically update the other EMM. Therefore, in order to update both EMMs, the user must download directly through the cable to each EMM.
  2. When using Array Manager 3.1.1 (or less) in Clustering mode, EMM firmware can only be upgraded on the primary EMM (the left one when viewing the enclosure from the back). Therefore, in order to update both EMMs, the user must download firmware to each EMM individually.
  3. If the PV22XS is configured with one EMM and one termination module in Joined bus mode, an error message will pop up when upgrading the firmware through Array Manager 3.1.1 (or less). This is an invalid error message in this scenario. If the fans have gone back to normal speed, then the firmware download was successful. To verify this, stop and restart the Disk Management Service. Then you can view the firmware version under the enclosure properties.
  4. Firmware updates to enclosures attached to PERC 2/DC, PERC3/SC/QC/DC/DCL, or any PERC4 array controllers require that Array Manager be at release 3.4 or greater; while PERC 2/QC or PERC 3/Di controllers require that Array Manager be at least 3.5 or greater.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 1300
PowerEdge 1400SC
PowerEdge 1500SC
PowerEdge 1550
PowerEdge 1600SC
PowerEdge 1650
PowerEdge 1750
PowerEdge 1800
PowerEdge 1850
PowerEdge 1855
PowerEdge 2300
PowerEdge 2400
PowerEdge 2450
PowerEdge 2500
PowerEdge 2500SC
PowerEdge 2550
PowerEdge 2600
PowerEdge 2650
PowerEdge 2800
PowerEdge 2850
PowerEdge 4300
PowerEdge 4350
PowerEdge 4400
PowerEdge 4600
PowerEdge 500SC
PowerEdge 600SC
PowerEdge 6300
PowerEdge 6350
PowerEdge 6400
PowerEdge 6450
PowerEdge 650
PowerEdge 6600
PowerEdge 6650
PowerEdge 6800
PowerEdge 6850
PowerEdge 700
PowerEdge 7150
PowerEdge 750
PowerEdge 800
PowerEdge 830
PowerEdge 8450
PowerEdge 850
PowerVault 220S (SCSI)
PowerVault 221S (SCSI)
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device

Fixes & Enhancements

Firmware E.17 is strictly a maintenance release for PV220S/PV221S. Dell recommends that all PV220S/PV221S be at minimal level of E.16 or greater. Systems having E.16 is not required to upgrade to E.17, which provides the following updates: Removed reading of fans and power supply FRU part numbers to fix manufacturing test issues. FRU (Field Replaceable Units) are also referred to as service part numbers. No impact to customers since service calls always cross reference to the latest available service part number. Add retry operations to read FRUs if it failed to read previously during enclosure initialization.

Installation instructions

            
Custom Instructions for FUPG_E17.exe: 

Updating Firmware Using Array Manager
(Windows & NetWare)

Dell OpenManage Array Manager software provides a comprehensive storage management solution that enables you to configure and manage local and remote storage attached to a system. Array Manager includes an integrated firmware update utility that can be used with the following operating ystems:

  • Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Novell NetWare (all Dell-supported versions)

To update the firmware on your PowerVault 22xS storage system using Array Manager:
NOTE: In the following steps, xx refers to the firmware release number.
  1. Stop all I/O activity to the storage system.
  2. Create a directory on your local file system.
  3. Download the FUPG_E.xx.EXE file to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting executable. step 2.
  4. Double-click the FUPG_Exx.exe file to extract the firmware update files to your system's hard drive.
  5. On the host system, click the Start button and select Programs > Dell OpenManage Applications > Array Manager > Array Manager Console.
  6. Select Arrays > PERC Subsystem.
  7. Select the controller that is linked to the enclosure you are upgrading.
  8. Right-click the enclosure object and select Download Firmware.
  9. Navigate to the .bin file that was extracted in step 4.
  10. Double-click the .bin file and follow the directions on your screen. When the update is complete, a message appears indicating that the update was successful.
    Note: The firmware update may take up to 5 minutes to complete depending on the server speed. Please allow the appropriate time for the firmware update to complete.
  11. Restart I/O activity to the storage system.

Custom Instructions for FRMW-R74083.exe:

Windows Dell Update Packages Procedure

Dell Update Packages (DUPs) are software utilities provided by Dell to update specific software components on your Dell system. DUPs provide an easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI) that enables you to apply a software update to either a single system or, remotely, to multiple systems using your organization’s software distribution tools. DUPs run separately from Array Manager, so you can use a DUP if Array Manager is not available on your host system. Dell provides DUPs for the following operating systems:

  • Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Version 2.1)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Version 3) for Intel x86
Windows DUP Update Procedure
The following procedure updates the firmware on a PowerVault 22xS storage system that is attached to a host system that is running the 32-bit version of Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, or Windows Server 2003, without Array Manager.
  1. Stop all I/O activity to the storage system.
  2. Create a directory on your local file system.
  3. Download the executable Windows DUP package file (PV220s-221s-FRMW-Rxxxxx.exe, where Rxxxxx indicates the release) from the Dell Support website at support.dell.com and save the file to the directory you created in step 2.
  4. Double-click the downloaded file to uncompress the file and start the update.
  5. When prompted, click Install to update the firmware. When the update is complete, a message appears indicating that the update was successful.
  6. Restart I/O activity to the storage system.
Custom Instructions for FRMW-R74083.bin:

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