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Hard Disk Drive Firmware Update Utility v13.0

Summary: Hard Disk Drive Firmware Update Utility v13.0

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Hard Disk Drive Firmware Update Utility v13.0 New!

Date Released February 2019
Documentation Updating Drive Firmware for Dell EqualLogic.(pdf)
Changes Since Last Release

All drives in v12.0, PLUS the following:

  • Thunderbolt 512n SED - 1.2 TB (TEC7 to TEC9)
  • Thunderbolt 4 kn Pl - 1.8 TB (TF16 to TF18)
  • Valkyrie BP SED - 600 GB (VEC5 to VECB)
  • Manta Ray - 2 TB, 3 TB (RE12 to RE13)
  • Makara BP - 2 TB, 4 TB (DE04 to DE05)
  • Phoenix M3 - 400 GB, 800 GB, 1.6 TB, 3.84 TB (AQ02 to AQ04)
  • Phoenix M4 - 400 GB, 800 GB, 1.6 TB, 3.84 TB (AV02 to AV06)
  • Makara 4Kn Pl - 6 TB (ME43 to ME47)

Dell has worked closely with our HDD and SSD manufacturers to improve error-handling routines of the drive firmware. This firmware update improves error handling and the overall quality of your system. This software kit upgrades qualifying drives to the latest firmware and is inclusive of all earlier kits.

Minimum required PS Series Firmware is version 8.1.

There are several methods for identifying Hard Disk Drives:

  • Group Manager
    • Select the Member or Disks.
    • A list of the drives installed displays the model numbers.
  • SAN HeadQuarters
    • Click on a Group, Hardware, or Disks.
    • A list of the disk models appears in the list view.
  • CLI
    • Issue these commands:
Member select (groupname)
Disk select 1

For more information, see the documentation in the downloadable packages above.

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Affected Product

EqualLogic (PS Series), EqualLogic PS M4110

Last Published Date

17 Feb 2023



Article Type

How To