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Dell PowerVault MD 32/36 Series Storage Controller Firmware and NVSRAM

Dell PowerVault MD 32/36 Series Storage Array

Fixes & Enhancements

This release contains the following features:

- Consolidated support for both 60-disk 4U (dense) and 12/24-disk 2U MD Series storage arrays.
- Resolves a potential I/O path error between Fibre Channel chip and RAID Controller memory
- Resolves a potential I/O Path error when using VMware vSphere 5.X when VAAI hardware accelerated VMFS data movement is enabled for VM migration, VMware snapshots, and VM cloning.
- Resolves Incorrect Drawer number when assigning Hot spare


- New features for 60-disk 4U (dense) MD Series storage arrays are:
- Enhanced snapshot functionality based on point-in-time (PiT) images
- Asynchronous remote replication (iSCSI and FC-based)
- Thin provisioned virtual disks
- SSD cache configuration and SSD performance modeling
- Windows Server 2012 (Standard and Datacenter)
- Windows 8

- New features for 12/24-based 4U MD Series storage arrays are:
- Adaptive disk pooling
- Redesigned MD Storage Manager interface
- Automatic support daya collection across multiple arrays
- VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI)
- Enhanced snapshot functionality based on point-in-time (PiT) images
- Asynchronous remote replication (iSCSI and FC-based)
- Thin provisioned virtual disks
- SSD cache configuration and SSD performance modeling
- Windows Server 2012 (Standard and Datacenter)
- Windows 8

Version

Version 07.84.43.60, A01

Release date

21 Apr 2014

Last Updated

23 Apr 2014

Importance

Urgent

Available formats

File Format:ALL
File Name:MD32_36SeriesFirmware.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 365MB
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SHA-256:
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Other versions

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Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
MS Windows 2008 x64
Suse Linux ES 10
MS Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Hyper-V
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

MD32/36 series Hard Disk Drive Firmware Updates

Installation instructions

Please refer to the instructions within the installation package.

Important Information

This update is recommended for all PowerVault MD 32/36 storage arrays.

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Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.