HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table

For HPE Synergy Management Combination 5.3

The following table provides new supported features for the selected HPE Synergy Management Combination and HPE Synergy Custom SPPs.

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HPE Synergy Custom SPP

2020.07

2020.05.02

2019.03.20200324a

HPE Synergy Custom SPP -- Core SPP Date Jul-20 May-20 Mar-19
New HPE Synergy Hardware   
HPE VC SE 100Gb F32 Module for HPE Synergy (FW version) 2.1.1.1003 2.1.0.1003
HPE Synergy 50Gb Interconnect Link Module (25/50Gb Satellite module) Supported Supported
HPE Synergy 6820C 25/50Gb Converged Network Adapter Supported Supported
HPE Synergy Composer2 Management Appliance Supported Supported
HPE Synergy 4-port Frame Link Module Supported Supported
Existing HPE Synergy hardware   
HPE VC SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy (FW version) 1.6.1.1002 1.6.0.1004

1.4.2.1005

HPE VC SE 32Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy Supported Supported Supported
HPE VC SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy Supported Supported Supported
HPE Synergy Composer (1st gen) Management Appliance Supported Supported Supported
HPE Synergy 2-port Frame Link Module Supported Supported Supported
    
HPE Synergy Composer2 features    
Gen10 Architecture   
UEFI and iLO 5 Supported Supported
8-core processor with 64Gb memory Supported Supported
User interface responsiveness enhancements Supported Supported
Performance improvements for operations at scale Supported Supported
    
iLO Remote Access   
iLO access for remote datacenter management Supported Supported
Remote power controls, remote console, and re-imaging using iLO Virtual Media Supported Supported
    
Security   
Secure boot to validate Composer2 firmware to the iLO "Silicon Root of Trust" Supported Supported
Composer2 iLO access uses CNSA security mode (secure by default) Supported Supported
    
HPE Composer (1st gen) and HPE Composer2 features    
Virtual Connect Fabric and Networking   
Advanced L2 features for 100Gb HPE Synergy VC Interconnect Module Supported Supported
HPE Synergy IPv6 support with device assignment/address pools Supported Supported
Large network set support Supported Supported
Arista ToR support Supported Supported Supported
'Update from Group' progress indicator enhancements for Logical Interconnects (LI) Supported Supported Supported
    
Storage   
Brocade REST API (FOS) for BNA replacement Supported Supported Supported
    
Supportability and Remote Support   
Firmware update task cancellation capability Supported Supported Supported
'Global secondary contact' added in HPE OneView Remote Support Supported Supported Supported
Support Dump previews Supported Supported Supported
    
Security   
Data-at-rest encryption in HPE Synergy Composer Supported Supported Supported
    
Template and Profile Enhancements   
Cluster profile 'rolling cluster update' for VMware vSAN Supported Supported Supported
Consistency Reporting for FW & BIOS (Server Profile to Server Hardware Supported Supported Supported
    
Firmware updates   
Firmware Compliance Dashboard for Gen10-based servers Supported Supported Supported
Server firmware 'retries during failure' enhancements Supported Supported Supported
Fine-grained progress indicators during firmware update process Supported Supported Supported
    
Additional enhancements   
iLO Configuration for Hostname & Key manager setup Supported Supported Supported
'Noisy alert' suppression enhancements Supported Supported Supported
Display-of-progress reporting enhancements for long-running tasks Supported Supported Supported
WCAG 2.0 Accessibility standards for Keyboard Operations Supported Supported Supported
    
HPE Synergy Image Streamer features    
Pre-upgrade health checks of HPE Synergy Image Streamer management and storage clusters Supported Supported Supported
Interconnect SFP+ ports (X1 & X2) support on 'VC SE 100Gb F32 Module for HPE Synergy' for Image Streamer use Supported Supported
HPE Synergy Composer2 operations support by Image Streamer Supported Supported
Support tools bundles into Image Streamer (for health check use by HPE Support) Supported Supported Supported

OS deployment artifacts for Image Streamer operation with:

   

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 and SP4 versions

Supported Supported Supported

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server OS with BTRFS filesystem using artifacts with FAT32 content

Supported Supported Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 version

Supported Supported Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 version

Supported Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 version (No Marvell support)

Supported Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS with XFS filesystem using artifacts with FAT32 content

Supported Supported Supported