HPE Synergy Firmware Feature Comparison Table

For HPE Synergy Management Combination 7.1 with Image Streamer 6.4

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

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HPE Synergy Service Pack (SSP)

2022.08

2022.02

2021.11

New HPE Synergy Hardware   
HPE VC SE 100Gb F32 Module for HPE Synergy (FW version) 2.4.0.10012.3.0.10012.3.0.1001
HPE Synergy 50Gb Interconnect Link Module (25/50Gb Satellite module) SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy 6820C 25/50Gb Converged Network Adapter SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy Composer2 Management Appliance SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy 4-port Frame Link Module SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy Gen10 Plus Compute ModuleSupportedSupportedSupported
Existing HPE Synergy hardware   
HPE VC SE 40Gb F8 Module for HPE Synergy (FW version) 1.9.0.10011.8.0.10011.8.0.1001
HPE VC SE 32Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE VC SE 16Gb FC Module for HPE Synergy SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy Composer (1st gen) Management Appliance SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy 2-port Frame Link Module SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy Gen10 Compute Module SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy Gen9 Compute ModuleSupportedSupportedSupported
    
HPE Synergy Composer2 features    
Gen10 Architecture   
UEFI and iLO 5 SupportedSupportedSupported
8-core processor with 64Gb memory SupportedSupportedSupported
User interface responsiveness enhancements SupportedSupportedSupported
Performance improvements for operations at scale SupportedSupportedSupported
    
iLO Remote Access   
iLO access for remote datacenter management SupportedSupportedSupported
Remote power controls, remote console, and re-imaging using iLO Virtual Media SupportedSupportedSupported
    
Security   
Secure boot to validate Composer2 firmware to the iLO "Silicon Root of Trust" SupportedSupportedSupported
Composer2 iLO access uses CNSA security mode (secure by default) SupportedSupportedSupported
    
Virtual Connect Fabric and Networking   
Advanced L2 features for 100Gb HPE Synergy VC Interconnect Module SupportedSupportedSupported
HPE Synergy IPv6 support with device assignment/address pools SupportedSupportedSupported
Large network set support SupportedSupportedSupported
Arista ToR support SupportedSupportedSupported
'Update from Group' progress indicator enhancements for Logical Interconnects (LI) SupportedSupportedSupported
    
Storage   
Brocade REST API (FOS) for BNA replacement SupportedSupportedSupported
    
Supportability and Remote Support   
Firmware update task cancellation capability SupportedSupportedSupported
'Global secondary contact' added in HPE OneView Remote Support SupportedSupportedSupported
Support Dump previews SupportedSupportedSupported
    
Security   
Data-at-rest encryption in HPE Synergy Composer SupportedSupportedSupported
    
Template and Profile Enhancements   
Cluster profile 'rolling cluster update' for VMware vSAN SupportedSupportedSupported
Consistency Reporting for FW & BIOS (Server Profile to Server Hardware SupportedSupportedSupported
    
Firmware updates   
Firmware Compliance Dashboard for Gen10-based servers SupportedSupportedSupported
Server firmware 'retries during failure' enhancements SupportedSupportedSupported
Fine-grained progress indicators during firmware update process SupportedSupportedSupported
    
Additional enhancements   
iLO Configuration for Hostname & Key manager setup SupportedSupportedSupported
'Noisy alert' suppression enhancements SupportedSupportedSupported
Display-of-progress reporting enhancements for long-running tasks SupportedSupportedSupported
WCAG 2.0 Accessibility standards for Keyboard Operations SupportedSupportedSupported
    
HPE Synergy Image Streamer features    
Pre-upgrade health checks of HPE Synergy Image Streamer management and storage clusters  SupportedSupported
Interconnect SFP+ ports (X1 & X2) support on 'VC SE 100Gb F32 Module for HPE Synergy' for Image Streamer use  SupportedSupported
HPE Synergy Composer2 operations support by Image Streamer  SupportedSupported
Support tools bundles into Image Streamer (for health check use by HPE Support)  SupportedSupported

OS deployment artifacts for Image Streamer operation with:

 Supported 

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 and SP4 versions

 SupportedSupported

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3

 SupportedSupported

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

 SupportedSupported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 version

 SupportedSupported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 version

 SupportedSupported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 version (No Marvell support)

 SupportedSupported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 version

 SupportedSupported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 version

 SupportedSupported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 version

SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 version

SupportedSupportedSupportedSupported

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

SupportedSupportedSupported

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

SupportedSupportedSupported

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

SupportedSupportedSupported

VMware ESXi 7.0 (7.0, 7.0 U1, 7.0 U2, 7.0 U3)

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