HPE Synergy Software Releases - What's New?

HPE Synergy Service Pack (SSP) 2022.11.01

HPE Synergy Service Pack (SSP) 2022.11.01 introduces OS support for VMware ESXi 8.0 and SLES 15 SP4.

HPE SSP 2022.11.01 contains the following known issues and limitations:

  • On certain HPE Broadcom Fibre Channel Adapters, Emulex Fibre Channel lpfc Driver on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 fails to upgrade to version 12.8.528.4. For more information, see Customer Advisory a00125539.

  • HPE OneView for Synergy - When running VMware ESXi 8.0 and using HPE Synergy Service Pack (SSP) 2022.11.01, online firmware method will not update HDD/SSD firmware. For more information, see Customer Advisory a00127577.

  • Beginning with SSP 2022.11.01, firmware and drivers supporting Gen9 compute modules and options have been removed.

    • SSP 2022.08.01 is the last SSP to include firmware and driver support for Gen9 compute modules and options.

    • If security vulnerabilities or other critical fixes, applicable to Gen9 products, are discovered, updates will be supported as a hotfix to SSP 2022.08.01. For a list of supported hotfixes, see the HPE Synergy Hotfixes - Compatibility & Support Guidelines document.

    • Additional information about ongoing Gen9 support will be published in the HPE Support Center.

For a specific list of firmware and software smart components included with this ISO, see the HPE Synergy Service Pack version SY-2022.11.01 contents list.

HPE Synergy Composer (OneView) 8.0 / HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4

A new HPE Synergy Management combination is available. HPE Synergy Composer2 8.0 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 offers new enhancements, and provides fixes for HPE Synergy components. HPE Synergy Composer2 (HPE OneView) 8.0 consists of the following enhancements:

  • HPE OneView supports importing PCKS12 format CA-signed TLS certificate for web UI. HPE OneView 7.2 supports importing PCKS12 format certificate using API support.

  • Insight Online is deprecated

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE OneView 8.0 Release Notes for HPE Synergy.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 improves upgrade experience by adding pre-upgrade health checks and enabling on-demand health check. For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Composer (OneView) 7.1 / HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4

A new HPE Synergy Management combination is available. HPE Synergy Composer2 7.1 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 offers new enhancements, and provides fixes for HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Composer2 (HPE OneView) 7.1 consists of the following enhancements:

Public API for the HPE Synergy server profile connection diagnostic utility

For more information, see HPE OneView API Reference Quick Links.

Interconnect host name configurations

This feature is for the HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy and the HPE Virtual Connect SE 100Gb F32 Module for HPE Synergy interconnect modules and requires future versions of HPE Synergy Service Packs (SSPs).

No-delete option for the SAN Storage Configuration during server profile delete

You can choose to retain SAN storage configurations while deleting a server profile.

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE OneView 7.1 Release Notes for HPE Synergy.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 improves upgrade experience by adding pre-upgrade health checks and enabling on-demand health check. For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 Release Notes.

HPE Synergy Composer2 (OneView) 7.2 / HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4

A new HPE Synergy Management combination is available. HPE Synergy Composer2 7.2 and HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 offers new enhancements, and provides fixes for HPE Synergy components.

HPE Synergy Composer2 (HPE OneView) 7.2 consists of the following enhancements:

  • SAN manager support for Brocade FOS 9.1.0b.

  • Storage system support for the HPE Alletra 6000 6.1 release.

  • Firmware updates without using server profile.

    • You can deploy either a published or locally customized HPE Synergy Service Pack (SSP) to a server without creating or deploying a server profile.

    • For firmware updated outside of the server profile, the appliance performs no firmware compliance monitors.

  • Allow special characters for external repository user name or password.

    If you use an external repository for firmware updates, you can use special characters in either the user name or password.

For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE OneView 7.2 Release Notes for HPE Synergy.

HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 improves upgrade experience by adding pre-upgrade health checks and enabling on-demand health check. For a complete list of enhancements, see the HPE Synergy Image Streamer 6.4 Release Notes.