Driver Details

FluidFS v2 Service Pack

Dell PowerVault NX3500 FluidFS v2 Service pack upgrade

Fixes & Enhancements

This release is aimed to upgrade FluidFS (previously called DSFS) in Dell NX3500 to version 2.0.4700, which is the next major version change for FluidFS.

This major release contains the following fixes/enhancements:

1- OS Kernel upgrade
2- SAMBA upgrade
3- Replication feature enhancements
4- Events content and display improvement
5- LUNs management improvement (expand and add LUNS)
6- WebUI Service pack update
7- Online help improvement
8- Diagnostics enhancement
9- Enhanced support for backing up replication target volumes
10- Enhanced AD support for SMB users with Signed LDAP authentication support
11- Support for access based enumeration
12- Improved SMB support for Apple clients.
13- Improved Shadow copy support with Microsoft Windows Clients.
14- Support for roaming profiles

For complete list of features, please refer to the admin guide on


Version 2.0.4700, A00


Operating System

Release date

14 Feb 2014

Last Updated

14 Feb 2014



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Compatible Systems

Supported Operating Systems

Not Applicable

Applies to

Dell NAS Appliance

Installation instructions

1.Determine the current version of FluidFS in NX3500 by performing one of the following,
a.Open WebUI, go to system management - General - System information. System version will be displayed here.

b.Open CLI and run the command
CLI system general info system-version view
System version = 1.0.400
System version = 1.0.425

Note To access the NX3500 CLI from a workstation, use an SSH client, and connect to the NAS Management VIP address using admin account. If the version displayed in the CLI or GUI is less than the service pack version 2.0.4700, you must apply the service pack.

2.Download the service pack from

3.Extract the Service Pack from the zip file.
IMPORTANT Do not rename the service pack file after you extract it from the zip

4.Follow the instructions in the Installing the Service Pack section of the Dell NX3500 Administrators guide to upgrade your Dell NX3500 system with the service pack.

5.Make sure your system has been updated to FluidFS version 2.0.4700 by repeating step 1

Important Information

Do not rename the service pack file after it has been extracted from the zip file. The service pack name must be when it is uploaded to the system or the installation may fail.
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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).