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Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces Deployment Guide

Updating physical disks

If any of the physical disks do not have appropriate firmware versions, update the physical disks firmware. To update the physical disk firmware, complete the following task:
  1. Start a PowerShell Administrator CLI.
  2. To update each hard drive, run the following command.
    shmcli update drive -d=<WWN> -file = <Path to firmware file>

    For more information about updating drives including updating more than one drive in an enclosure, forcing updates, and multi-threaded updates, see the Dell Storage PowerTools Server Hardware Manager Administrator’s Guide available at

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