Updating the firmware

The following instructions provide an overview of the firmware update process for HPE Synergy. For more information, see the HPE OneView for HPE Synergy Firmware and Driver Update Guide on the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Information Library (www.hpe.com/info/synergy-docs).

The following components require updates:
  • HPE Synergy Composer

  • HPE Synergy Image Streamer

  • Shared infrastructure (frame link modules, interconnect modules, and I/O adapters)

  • Compute modules

IMPORTANT: Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that you update the components in the following order:
  1. HPE Synergy Composer

  2. HPE Synergy Image Streamer

  3. Infrastructure components and compute modules

  1. Download the HPE Synergy software release from the Hewlett Packard Enterprise website (http://www.hpe.com/downloads/synergy).
  2. Ensure that you have fulfilled all critical prerequisites.
  3. Perform a backup of your HPE Synergy components before updating your firmware.
  4. Update the firmware for HPE Synergy Composer.
  5. Update the firmware for HPE Synergy Image Streamer.
  6. Update shared infrastructure and stage firmware on compute modules using the orchestrated update method initiated through a logical enclosure.
  7. Reboot during a maintenance window to activate firmware on compute modules.