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Support Matrix for Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes Built on PowerEdge R730xd

Summary: This article provides information about supported firmware and drivers that have been validated for Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Node built on PowerEdge R730xd.

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This manual provides information about supported firmware and drivers that have been validated for Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes.

This manual is valid for PowerEdge R730xd of Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes, version.

NOTE: The information in this manual is subject to change without notice. Contact your Dell EMC Support representative for more information.

Revision History

Table 1. Document Revisions

Revision Date Description
A00 May 2017 Initial release of the Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes Support Matrix 1.0.
A01 Sept 2017 Updated with Samsung PM1725a NVMe.
A02 March 2018 Updated with Q1 and new template
A03 September 2018 Updated with Q2 firmware and drivers
A04 May 2019 Updated with March block firmware and drivers
A05 August 2019 Updated with June block firmware and drivers
A06 February 2020 Updated with December Block firmware and drivers

Introduction

The Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes Support Matrix describes supported software and hardware for supported firmware and driver versions.

Supported Firmware and Drivers

Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Node

The Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Nodes solution has been validated against the following firmware and driver versions:

Table 2. PowerEdge R730xd Based Ready Node Supported Firmware and Drivers

Component Type Category Software Bundle Minimum Supported Version
BIOS Firmware DUP BIOS 7YNRC 2.11.0
iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller Firmware DUP BMC DNH17 2.70.70.70
Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro / 10GbE Firmware DUP Network / RDMA 84DJH 02.42.50.00
Intel I350 / 1GbE Firmware DUP Network / NDC / 1Gb GK57C 19.0.12
HBA330 Mini Firmware DUP Storage-HBA YXWY1 16.17.00.05
PERC H330 Firmware DUP Storage-RAID T23TV 25.5.6.0009
Non-expander Storage Backplane Firmware DUP Storage-Backplane HRP1V 2.25
Expander Storage Backplane Firmware DUP Storage-Backplane HYPYY 3.35
Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro / 10GbE Driver DUP Network / RDMA 926T8 05.050.08
Intel I350 / 1GbE Driver DUP Network / NDC / 1Gb C7PRN 19.0.0
HBA330 Driver DUP Storage-HBA P1NP6 2.51.25.01
PERC H330 Driver DUP Storage-RAID T244W 6.604.06.00
Chipset Driver for 13G Driver DUP Chipset JTN83 10.1.2.85

Switches

If using Dell EMC Networking switches, the following are the recommended minimum Firmware versions.

Table 3. Switch Firmware

Component Type Category Minimum Supported Version
Dell EMC Networking S3048 FTOS Firmware Network Switch 9.14.1.1/ 10.4.2.1
Dell EMC Networking S4048 FTOS Firmware Network Switch 9.14.1.1

Storage Devices

The Dell EMC Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct Ready Node solution supports the following storage devices.

Note: Storage devices that are supported for R740xd storage spaces direct ready node and are listed in our support matrix are also supported for PowerEdge R730xd based storage spaces direct ready node.

Table 4 list the SATA devices supported on the R730xd as Boot devices for operating system installation.

Table 4. SATA 2.5" SDD Drives (Boot Devices)

Form Factor Type Vendor Model Model Device Part Number(P/N) Software Bundle Minimum Supported Version Capacity Use
2.5" SSD Intel S3610 SSDSC2BX400G4R 65WJJ RXYF1 DL2D 400GB Boot Device
2.5" SSD Toshiba HK4 MU THNSF8400CCSE VKT80 H3XHN DACB 400GB Boot Device
2.5" SSD Samsung SM863a MZ7KM480HMHQ0D3 2RGGR 97D8J GD57 480GB Boot Device

Table 5 lists the SATA devices that are supported on the R730xd Hybrid configurations that utilize 3.5" HDD.

Table 5. SATA 3.5" HDD Drives

Form Factor Type Vendor Model Model Device Part Number(P/N) Software Bundle Minimum Supported Version Capacity Use
3.5" HDD Seagate Makara BP ST4000NM0035 KRH17 R100W DA06 4TB Capacity
3.5" HDD Hitachi Aries K Plus HUS726040ALA614 KH21H 119GM KN35 4TB Capacity
3.5" HDD Toshiba Tomcat R MG04ACA400N 4N6CY 9KX6F FJ3D 4TB Capacity
3.5" HDD Seagate Makara ST6000NM0115 YXTWT 5F8VF DA25 6TB Capacity
3.5" HDD Hitachi Aries K Plus HUS726060ALE614 908XX F3MMN KP35 6TB Capacity
3.5" HDD Toshiba Tomcat R MG04ACA600E KP22D WN6C3 FS7D 6TB Capacity
3.5" HDD Seagate Makara Plus ST8000NM0055 T05HP 86CR1 PA28 8TB Capacity
3.5" HDD Hitachi Libra HE10 HUH721008ALE600 KRV2W 0H80H LT17 8TB Capacity
3.5" HDD Toshiba Galaxy MG05ACA800E 4WXV5 5H8JW GX6D 8TB Capacity

Table 6 below lists the SATA SSD devices that are supported on R730xd Hybrid configuration that utilize 2.5" SSD for Cache and All Flash configurations for Capacity.

Table 6. SATA 2.5" SSD Drives

Endurance Vendor Model Model Device Part Number (P/N) Software Bundle Minimum Supported Version Capacity Use
Mixed Use Intel S3710 SSDSC2BA800G4R DPD14 KCXYV DL2D 800GB Cache / Capacity
Mixed Use Toshiba HK4 MU THNSF81D60CSE DMF5Y,48RNW,F8N2K H3XHN DACB 1.6TB Cache / Capacity
Mixed Use Samsung SM863a MZ7KM960HMJP0D3 DD4G0,WN3J5,X31G3 97D8J GD57 960GB Cache / Capacity
Mixed Use Samsung SM863a MZ7KM1T9HMJP0D3 K5P0T,48RNW,F8N2K 97D8J GD57 1.92TB Cache / Capacity

Ready Node R730xd NVMe SFF + SSD supports 2 or 4 NVMe devices and 8–20x mixed use SATA SSD.

Table 7. NVMe Devices

Platform Vendor Form Factor Capacity Description Model Number Device Part Number(P/N) Software Bundle Minimum Supported Version
R730xd Samsung 2.5" 1.6TB PM1725A,SFF-SSD,SSDR,1.6,NVMESFF,2.5 MZWLL1T6HEHP-000D3 JD6CH  

Article Properties


Affected Product

PowerEdge R730xd

Last Published Date

18 Mar 2021

Version

4

Article Type

Solution

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