Update an Image Streamer appliance

  • Privileges: Infrastructure administrator.

  • Ensure that the post-upgrade Image Streamer appliance version is compatible with the HPE Synergy Composer version in use. For information about version compatibility between the Image Streamer appliance and HPE Synergy Composer, see HPE Synergy Image Streamer Support Matrix available at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Information Library.

  • Download the update file of .bin format to your local computer from the appropriate Software Release for Image Streamer at http://www.hpe.com/downloads/synergy.

  • Ensure that you have a backup of the appliance that is undergoing an update.

  • Ensure that the Management and Storage cluster status is OK. Navigate to the storage section on the Deployment Appliances screen and verify if all OS volumes are in the OK state. The OS volumes in the Synchronizing/Restriping state will become OK after few minutes.


Before starting an update, the appliance checks for issues that may prevent update from completing successfully and reports an appropriate warning.

  1. Select Deployment Appliances from the main menu.
  2. Select Update appliance from the Actions menu.
  3. To upload an update image, select Select an update image.
    1. Drag and drop the required .bin file or click Browse to select a file.
    2. To upload and install, click Upload and install. Once the upload is complete, a dialog appears. Click Update to update the appliance.
    3. To upload the image on to the appliance and not install immediately, click Upload only.

      This operation does not initiate the update process.

  4. To use a previously uploaded image for updating the appliance, click Update from uploaded image.
    1. Click Update to perform the appliance update.

For information about the various update scenarios and possible reasons for an update failure, see HPE Synergy Image Streamer User Guide available at the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Information Library.