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Physical Disk Firmware Version Report

Physical Disk Firmware Version Report - report that will compare the current running firmware against a list of current firmware for shipping and legacy Dell drive models.

Note: The comparison is only as up-to-date as the compare file. If the version of OMSA is aging a new version of the compare file hddfwver.csv can be downloaded at Dell.com

Version

  • Version SAS, A02

Compatibility

Compatible Systems
Supported Operating Systems
  • Not Applicable

Applies to

Dell Physical Disk Firmware Version Report;

Date

Release date
14 Mar 2013
Last Updated
28 Oct 2013

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).

Available formats

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.


Important Information

The Physical Disk Firmware Version Report

What is The Physical Disk Firmware Version Report?

It is a report that will compare the current running firmware against a list of current firmware for shipping and legacy Dell drive models.
Note: The comparison is only as up-to-date as the compare file. If the version of OMSA is aging a new version of the compare file hddfwver.csv can be downloaded at Dell.com

How can I run the report?

The report can be run on a per controller basis or globally for the entire system. For a global report select Storage > Information/Configuration > Global Tasks > Physical Disk Firmware Version Report > Execute
For a per controller report click the Controller > Information/Configuration > Available Reports > Physical Disk Firmware Version Report > Execute

Can I update the comparison file without updating OpenManage? Yes.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes:
N/A

Enhancements:
Used in OMSA to poll drives for latest HDD / SSD firmware update availability.

Installation instructions

1) Click Download now.
The File Download window appears.

2) Click the Save button.
The Save As window appears.

3) Select Desktop using the drop-down menu to the right of Save in.

4) Click the Save button.
A progress meter moves as the download is completed.

5) If necessary, click X in the upper right-hand corner of the Download Progress Window to close it upon completion.

6) Double click the Icon on your desktop for the newly saved file.

How do I update the comparison file?

7) Replace the existing hddfwver.csv file with the new file. The locations under Windows "c:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\SysMgt\sm\hddfwver.csv" and under Linux "/opt/dell/srvadmin/etc/srvadmin-stroage/hddfwver.csv"

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