HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table

For HPE Synergy Management Combination 6.5 with Image Streamer 6.4

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)

2022.02

2021.11

2021.05

2021.02

New HPE Synergy Hardware    
HPE VC SE 100Gb F32 Module for HPE Synergy (FW version) 2.3.0.10012.3.0.10012.2.1.10022.2.0.1003
HPE Synergy 50Gb Interconnect Link Module (25/50Gb Satellite module) SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy 6820C 25/50Gb Converged Network Adapter SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
HPE Synergy Composer2 Management Appliance SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
HPE Synergy 4-port Frame Link Module SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
HPE Synergy Gen10 Plus Compute ModuleSupportedSupportedSupported (2021.05.03 and later)Not supported
Existing HPE Synergy hardware    
HPE VC SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy (FW version) 1.8.0.10011.8.0.10011.7.1.10011.7.0.1002
HPE VC SE 32Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
HPE VC SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
HPE Synergy Composer (1st gen) Management Appliance SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
HPE Synergy 2-port Frame Link Module SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
HPE Synergy Gen10 Compute Module SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy Gen9 Compute ModuleSupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
     
HPE Synergy Composer2 features     
Gen10 Architecture    
UEFI and iLO 5 SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
8-core processor with 64Gb memory SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
User interface responsiveness enhancements SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Performance improvements for operations at scale SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
iLO Remote Access    
iLO access for remote datacenter management SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Remote power controls, remote console, and re-imaging using iLO Virtual Media SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
Security    
Secure boot to validate Composer2 firmware to the iLO "Silicon Root of Trust" SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Composer2 iLO access uses CNSA security mode (secure by default) SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
HPE Composer (1st gen) and HPE Composer2 features     
Virtual Connect Fabric and Networking    
Advanced L2 features for 100Gb HPE Synergy VC Interconnect Module SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
HPE Synergy IPv6 support with device assignment/address pools SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Large network set support SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Arista ToR support SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
'Update from Group' progress indicator enhancements for Logical Interconnects (LI) SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
     
Storage    
Brocade REST API (FOS) for BNA replacement SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
     
Supportability and Remote Support    
Firmware update task cancellation capability SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
'Global secondary contact' added in HPE OneView Remote Support SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Support Dump previews SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
     
Security    
Data-at-rest encryption in HPE Synergy Composer SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
     
Template and Profile Enhancements    
Cluster profile 'rolling cluster update' for VMware vSAN SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Consistency Reporting for FW & BIOS (Server Profile to Server Hardware SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
     
Firmware updates    
Firmware Compliance Dashboard for Gen10-based servers SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Server firmware 'retries during failure' enhancements SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Fine-grained progress indicators during firmware update process SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported
     
Additional enhancements    
iLO Configuration for Hostname & Key manager setup SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
'Noisy alert' suppression enhancements SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
Display-of-progress reporting enhancements for long-running tasks SupportedSupportedSupported Supported
WCAG 2.0 Accessibility standards for Keyboard Operations SupportedSupportedSupported 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:

Supported   

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 and SP4 versions

SupportedSupported Supported Supported

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3

SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported

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

SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 version

SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported

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, 7.0 U3)

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