MegaRAID Storage Management (MSM) Application v13.01.04 for Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2012 - IBM System x, BladeCenter, and Flex Systems



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MegaRAID Storage Management (MSM) Application for Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2012

Supported controllers:

  • N2125 SAS/SATA HBA for IBM System x
  • N2115 SAS/SATA HBA for IBM System x
  • N2126 SAS/SATA HBA for IBM System x
  • IBM PureFlex System Storage Expansion Node
  • Onboard LSI 2004 SAS/SATA controller
  • Onboard LSI 1064 SAS controller
  • Onboard LSI 1064e SAS controller
  • Onboard LSI 1068e SAS controller
  • Onboard LSI 1078 SAS controller
  • ServeRAID C100 (81Y4475)
  • ServeRAID C105 (90Y4386)
  • ServeRAID H1110 SAS/SATA Controller for IBM System x (81Y4492)
  • ServeRAID H1135 Controller for IBM Flex System and BladeCenter (90Y4750)
  • ServeRAID M5110 SAS/SATA Controller for IBM System x (81Y4481)
  • ServeRAID M5110e SAS/SATA Controller for IBM System x
  • ServeRAID M5120 SAS/SATA Controller for IBM System x (81Y4478)
  • ServeRAID M5025 SAS/SATA controller (46M0830)
  • ServeRAID M5016 SAS/SATA Controller for IBM System x (90Y4304)
  • ServeRAID M5015 SAS/SATA controller (46M0829)
  • ServeRAID M5014 SAS/SATA controller (46M0916)
  • ServeRAID M1115 SAS/SATA Controller for IBM System X (81Y4448)
  • ServeRAID M1015 SAS/SATA Controller (46M0831)
  • IBM SAS HBA (25R8060)
  • IBM 3Gb SAS HBA v2 (44E8700)
  • IBM SAS Expansion Card (CFFv) for IBM BladeCenter (39Y9190)
  • IBM SAS Connectivity Card (CFFv) for IBM BladeCenter (43W3974)
  • IBM SAS/SATA RAID Kit (42C1312, 42C1313)
  • IBM ServeRAID BR10i SAS controller (44E8688)
  • IBM ServeRAID BR10il SAS controller (44X0411)
  • IBM ServeRAID BR10il v2 SAS controller (49Y4731)
  • IBM ServeRAID MR10il SAS controller (44E8767)
  • IBM ServeRAID MR10is SAS controller (44E8695)
  • IBM ServeRAID MR10ie (CIOv) SAS controller (46C7167)
  • IBM ServeRAID MR10i SAS controller (43W4296)
  • IBM ServeRAID MR10k SAS controller (43W4280)
  • IBM ServeRAID MR10M SAS controller (43W4339)
  • MegaRAID 8480 SAS controller (39R8850)

Version 13.01.04.00

Severity: Suggested

Enhancement(s):

  • Improved MSM response time - early work.
  • MSM to display entire HA cluster in a single pane.
  • Upgraded MSM JRE from JRE1.6 to JRE1.7.
  • Added support to load CIMPlugin in Linux 64-bit client.

Fix(es):

  • Addressed issue where increasing network connections were observed
  • Fixed an issue where wrong nextlearntime is shown for BBU in snmp utility and hotspare open view.
  • Fixed an issue where user is not able to select SAS and SATA physical drives after selecting and deselecting SSD's as part of the drive group.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM is not displaying the complete serial number for IBM drives and expanders.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM reports it will flash iMR FW in the same package, when flashing a MR controller
  • Fixed an issue where MSM fails to discover ESXi servers.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM prompts user when uninstalling MSM using the "silent" option.
  • Fixed an issue where host name and OS name were not displayed for ESXi servers.
  • Fixed an issue where set virtual drive properties dialog box is not closing when the Ok button is clicked
  • Fixed an issue where RAID 10 is not listed for IR2 in MSM.
  • Fixed an issue where Windows 2012 is unable to discover VMWare through MSM.
  • Fixed an issue where the prepare for removal option is not showing for DIF/SED drives in MSM.
  • Fixed an issue where 4K drive size is not shown properly in MSM profile summary.
  • Fixed an issue where starting a manual learn cycle on supercap produced warning message which states that learn cycle takes up to 8 hours.

Version: 12.10.01.02
Severity: Suggested

Enhancements:

  • Added 4K sector support
  • Removed lib_utils library dependency

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where the drive security method does not stay selected with security enabled to "No Encryption" option.
  • Reverted IR timestamps in MSM back to "Not available" label for all controller events without RTC.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM (12.05.03.00) shows incorrect "Generated on" time for SMTP alerts in the e-mail body.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM RLM wizard closes after selecting next.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM doesn’t mention the features in custom install option.
  • Fixed an issue where Test mail settings fails when primary NIC is disabled and Secondary NIC is enabled
  • Fixed an issue where Advanced Properties Panels are scrambling if we perform disable learn cycles operation using Apply Button.
  • Fixed an issue where user is unable to discard preserved cache from MSM.
  • Fixed an issue where virtual drives get created with a different stripe size other than the selected size on 4K drives through MSM.
  • Fixed an issue where Patrol Read does not start when max number of Physical drives is changed in Patrol Read properties window.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM returns "Please check the configuration and retry the operation" error when setting adjustable task rates.
  • Modified “Patrol Read properties saved and started” message to clearly differentiate between individual spans.
  • Fixed an issue where premium feature activation link is not displaying in dashboard when premium features are disabled.
  • Fixed an issue where BBU Advanced properties page is allowing settings changes with view only login mode enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where learn cycle properties are not getting updated when the Apply button is used for performing operations on Settings panel.
  • Fixed an issue where the user is unable to login to VMware ESXi from Client and error message is displayed: "Exception While Login!"
  • Fixed an issue where firmware needed to be updated twice in MSM.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM fails to sort capacity combo box during virtual disk creation using simple mode
  • Fixed an issue where MulticastSocket resource is not cleared after communication is over.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM will not install or uninstall correctly without Run as Administrator being selected
  • Fixed an issue where MSM doesn’t allow to create partial size virtual drives, when more than five 4k drives are under a disk group,
  • Fixed an issue where graying of PD's not happening when the designed limit is reached.
  • Fixed an issue where Set Patrol Read showing false message of starting Patrol Read when Patrol Read is suspended.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM reports incorrect charging status for SuperCap.
  • Fixed an issue where a full init option is not available for R1 disk group when a R6 disk group is created simultaneously from MSM.
  • Fixed an issue where MSM does not display to start Patrol Read once Patrol Read is suspended
  • Fixed an issue where MSM reports incorrect configurable free space information for 4K virtual drive and pops error when creating free space
    virtual drive.
  • Fixed an issue where learn cycle starts on firmware when MSMS says that cannot be done with preserved cache.
  • Fixed an issue where an error occurred while creating Virtual Drive using simple mode configuration
  • Added support for 512 Emulated drives.
  • Fixed an issue where logical drive Creation Time was shown incorrectly for IR Controllers
  • Fixed issue where MSM Hangs when clicking on Configure host tab, after an logical driveAP Discovery.
  • Fixed issue where MSM does not get refreshed when the user makes a drive offline and marks it as missing.
  • Fixed issue where MSM lists the 512byte sector drive to replace 4k drive when it is assigned as GHS.
  • Fixed issue where entities are not arranged properly in create virtual drive summary page.

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Document id:  MIGR-5077712
Last modified:  2013-09-18
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