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Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for Microsoft v5.5.0

Summary: Dell EqualLogic Downloads for Host Integration Tools for Microsoft

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Date Released June 2022
EqualLogic Product Compatibility The Compatibility Table provides a quick reference of EqualLogic product version compatibility for the last several major firmware releases.
Operating Systems 32 and 64-bit versions of:
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Server Core for Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Server Core for Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Server Core for Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 10

NOTE: This release is not supported on the following Windows operating system versions:

  • Microsoft Server Core for Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
NOTE: See the Release Notes for the details of the features supported with each operating system type and version.
Administrative Installation Using Active Directory

Microsoft Windows supports administrative installation of programs using Active Directory. Administrative installs may require the use of a .msi file. Unless you are performing an administrative install through Active Directory, you should use the .exe versions of the installers accessible on the download page.  


Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools give you the ability to manage and configure PS Series storage arrays from the servers that use them. From initializing new arrays to creating application-consistent snapshots, to scripting management operations, the Host Integration Tools expose a wide variety of capabilities to server administrators.

Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for Microsoft (HIT Microsoft) integrates with Microsoft ISCSI initiator and provides seamless dynamically managed OEM multipath (MPIO).

Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for Microsoft (HIT Microsoft) simplify the configuration and administration of Dell EqualLogic PS Series storage arrays on Microsoft Windows computers. 

Through the ASM ME, HIT ME 5.5 supports backup and restore operations for the following applications:

  • SQL Server 2016 and SQL Server 2017
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2016 and SCVMM 2019
  • Hyper-V
  • Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2019
  • SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint 2019

Capability to import EqualLogic storage to PowerStore for PS Series firmware 10.0.3 is supported with Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2019.

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Affected Product

EqualLogic (PS Series), EqualLogic PS4210E

Last Published Date

17 Feb 2023



Article Type

How To