Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Upgrading from Release 2013.1.4.8 (and earlier) to 2013.1.4.9 (and later) May Require Additional Time for Hardware Updates (Doc ID 2085700.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions and later
Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-4 - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Goal

Oracle regularly provides updates for its ZFS appliance software. New code may be downloaded via Doc ID 2021771.1.  For release 2013.1.4.9 (and later), extra attention should be given to the upgrade process.

This new release will include a significant amount of disk drive firmware updates. Administrators need to allocate extra time for these updates to complete. This document provides a working example of how to monitor these updates and what to look for. 

WARNING: Any Appliance with Hitachi 600GB disk drives (HUS156060VLS600 HUS1560SCSUN600G , must be upgraded to 2013.06.05.5.6, or later.

 

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