NOTE: : Select Storage Spaces Direct update source or MX7000 update sources, for applying firmware updates on Storage Spaces Direct clusters or MX7000 Modular Systems since, these update sources see a modified reference to catalog that contains recommended firmware versions of components for Storage Spaces Direct clusters and Modular Systems.
Consider the following points before upgrading or downgrading firmware:
NOTE: : supports only Agent-free updates for MX7000 Modular Systems.
NOTE: : Cluster-Aware Updating (CAU)—automates the update process by using Windows CAU feature on cluster update groups to maintain server's availability. Updates are passed to cluster update coordinator that is present on the same system where the SCVMM server is installed. The update process is automated to maintain server's availability. The update job is submitted to Microsoft Cluster-Aware-Update (CAU) feature, irrespective of the selection made from the Update Method drop-down menu. For more information, see updates using cau.
NOTE: : After submitting a firmware update job to iDRAC, interacts with iDRAC for the status of the job and displays it in the Jobs and Logs page in the Admin Portal. If there is no response from iDRAC about the status of the job for a long time, and then the status of the job is marked as failed.