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Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for Microsoft v5.1.0

Summary: Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tools for Microsoft v5.1.0

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Date Released June 2018
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 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Server Core for Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Server Core for Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Server Core for Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

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

  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
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.

HIT Microsoft v5.1 supports the following:

  • Support for PS Series firmware version 10.0.0
  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2017
  • Support for HIT ME Client and Server communicates on Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 Protocol
  • Support for GUI-based EqualLogic MPIO Configuration Tool
  • Support for SCVMM 2016

Article Properties

Affected Product

EqualLogic (PS Series), EqualLogic PS4210E

Last Published Date

17 Feb 2023



Article Type

How To