Posted by SiRu on March 30, 2012 ·
HP recently updated the Service Pack for ProLiant server and the latest version available as of today is 2012.02.0 Release. This version of HP Service pack comes with additional features. Lets have a look at what HP is offering in this new package. Remember, I am wrote this article on Mar 30, 2012.
Hey, wait!, are you wondering what is HP Service Pack or hearing this name for the first time? [...]
Posted by SiRu on October 17, 2011 ·
HP released HP Service Pack for Proliant and you can use it to update both firmware and driver of your HP Proliant ML, DL, SL and Blade Server. As every HP customer want easy access to all of the necessary firmware and driver components in a single location, HP has introduced HP Service Pack.
HP Service pack is a combination of your HP Smart Update Firmware DVD and HP Proliant Support Pack. Now using [...]
Posted by SiRu on October 14, 2011 ·
In the month of October 2011, much awaited HP Service Pack for Proliant Server finally released by HP, after that HP updated it couple of times. As of today, latest version of Service Pack is version 2013.02.0. In this document we will try to understand what is HP Service Pack and its features.
Home Screen of HP Proliant Service Pack
HP Service Pack is nothing but one consolidated download file (ISO [...]
Posted by SiRu on September 12, 2011 ·
In this article, we will learn how to integrate/copy a “Firmware CD supplemental firmware update” to the HP Firmware DVD. All the HP released firmware updates are not included in the HP firmware DVD but HP releases supplemental firmware update and these updates can be added to the HP Firmware DVD manually.
If you would like to add additional firmware smart components to the Firmware Maintenance [...]
Posted by SiRu on August 7, 2011 ·
In this article we will discuss about transferring or copying of HP Firmware DVD, HP SmartStart CD and HP Easy Setup CD to a USB key/thumb drive. Though I have decided to transfer HP Firmware DVD to the USB, you can follow the same steps to transfer HP SmartStart CD and Easy Setup CD to a USB drive.
Many times, you will need to use above said CD/DVDs on your Server. It will be nice if we can put this [...]
Posted by SiRu on February 20, 2011 ·
HP Smart Update Firmware DVD is a collection of firmware which can be installed on suppprted HP ProLiant servers, BladeSystems. The Firmware DVD is an ISO image and is available as a download at HP.com. You can use HP Smart Update Firmware DVD for both Online and Offline deployment of firmware update.
In offline mode, the Smart Update Firmware DVD boots from Linux kernel and allows the firmware update [...]