HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table

For HPE Synergy Management Combination 6.2 with Image Streamer 6.1

The following table provides new supported features for the selected HPE Synergy Management Combination and HPE Synergy Custom SPPs or HPE Synergy Service Packs (SSPs).

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HPE Synergy Custom SPP / HPE Synergy Service Pack (SSP)

2021.11

2021.05

2021.02

2021.01

HPE Synergy Custom SPP -- Core SPP Date Nov - 21May-2021Feb-21Jan-21
New HPE Synergy Hardware    
HPE VC SE 100Gb F32 Module for HPE Synergy (FW version) 2.3.0.10012.2.1.10022.2.0.10032.1.2.1003
HPE Synergy 50Gb Interconnect Link Module (25/50Gb Satellite module) SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy 6820C 25/50Gb Converged Network Adapter SupportedSupported Supported Supported
HPE Synergy Composer2 Management Appliance SupportedSupported Supported Supported
HPE Synergy 4-port Frame Link Module SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Existing HPE Synergy hardware    
HPE VC SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy (FW version) 1.8.0.10011.7.1.10011.7.0.10021.6.2.1001
HPE VC SE 32Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
HPE VC SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy SupportedSupported Supported Supported
HPE Synergy Composer (1st gen) Management Appliance SupportedSupported Supported Supported
HPE Synergy 2-port Frame Link Module SupportedSupported Supported Supported
     
HPE Synergy Composer2 features     
Gen10 Architecture    
UEFI and iLO 5 SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
8-core processor with 64Gb memory SupportedSupported Supported Supported
User interface responsiveness enhancements SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Performance improvements for operations at scale SupportedSupported Supported Supported
     
iLO Remote Access    
iLO access for remote datacenter management SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Remote power controls, remote console, and re-imaging using iLO Virtual Media SupportedSupported Supported Supported
     
Security    
Secure boot to validate Composer2 firmware to the iLO "Silicon Root of Trust" SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Composer2 iLO access uses CNSA security mode (secure by default) SupportedSupported 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 SupportedSupported Supported Supported
HPE Synergy IPv6 support with device assignment/address pools SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Large network set support SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Arista ToR support SupportedSupported Supported Supported
'Update from Group' progress indicator enhancements for Logical Interconnects (LI) SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
Storage    
Brocade REST API (FOS) for BNA replacement SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
Supportability and Remote Support    
Firmware update task cancellation capability SupportedSupported Supported Supported
'Global secondary contact' added in HPE OneView Remote Support SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Support Dump previews SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
Security    
Data-at-rest encryption in HPE Synergy Composer SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
Template and Profile Enhancements    
Cluster profile 'rolling cluster update' for VMware vSAN SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Consistency Reporting for FW & BIOS (Server Profile to Server Hardware SupportedSupported Supported Supported
     
Firmware updates    
Firmware Compliance Dashboard for Gen10-based servers SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Server firmware 'retries during failure' enhancements SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Fine-grained progress indicators during firmware update process SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
Additional enhancements    
iLO Configuration for Hostname & Key manager setup SupportedSupported Supported Supported
'Noisy alert' suppression enhancements SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Display-of-progress reporting enhancements for long-running tasks SupportedSupported Supported Supported
WCAG 2.0 Accessibility standards for Keyboard Operations SupportedSupported Supported Supported
     
HPE Synergy Image Streamer features     
Pre-upgrade health checks of HPE Synergy Image Streamer management and storage clusters SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Interconnect SFP+ ports (X1 & X2) support on 'VC SE 100Gb F32 Module for HPE Synergy' for Image Streamer use SupportedSupported Supported Supported
HPE Synergy Composer2 operations support by Image Streamer SupportedSupported Supported Supported
Support tools bundles into Image Streamer (for health check use by HPE Support) SupportedSupported Supported Supported

OS deployment artifacts for Image Streamer operation with:

    

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 and SP4 versions

SupportedSupported Supported Supported

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

SupportedSupported Supported Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 version

SupportedSupported Supported Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 version

SupportedSupported Supported Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 version (No Marvell support)

SupportedSupported Supported Supported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 version (No Marvell support)

SupportedSupported Supported Supported

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

SupportedSupported Supported Supported

VMware ESXi 6.5 (6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2)

SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported

VMware ESXi 6.7 (6.7, 6.7 U1, 6.7 U2, 6.7 U3)

SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported

VMware ESXi 7.0 (7.0, 7.0 U1, 7.0 U2)

SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
Support tools bundled into Image Streamer (for health check use by HPE Support)SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported