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HP StorageWorks

P4000 G2 10GbE SFP+
Hardware Installation Instructions

© Copyright 2009, 2010 Hewlett-Packard Development Company,
L.P.

Second edition: June 2010

The information in this document is subject to change without notice.

Printed in Puerto Rico

www.hp.com

*BQ891-96001*

Overview of upgrading HP
StorageWorks P4000 G2s

This document describes how to upgrade the HP StorageWorks P4000
G2 to 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE). Upgrade instructions vary depending
on whether the P4000 G2 is new and/or whether it is already in a
management group.

Prerequisite

The motherboard BIOS firmware must be up-to-date with the latest version
installed.

Table 1 General upgrade steps for P4000 G2s

Download the software patch

Download software patch 10072. This procedure is the same regard-
less of the state or location of the P4000 G2 storage node.

1.

Go to 

http://www.hp.com/support/storage

.

2.

Select P4000 SAN Solutions.

3.

Select Disk Storage Systems > P4000 SAN Solutions > HP Stor-
ageWorks P4000 G2 SAN Solutions.

4.

Select Download drivers and software.

5.

Select your product.

6.

Select Cross operating system (BIOS, Firmware, Diagnostics, etc.).

7.

Download the patch version 10072.

P4000 G2 is in a management group

P4000 G2 is new or not in
a management group

Download the HP StorageWorks P4000
G2 Series 1GbE to 10GbE SFP+ Migra-
tion Guide.
Follow instructions in the Migration
Guide for planning the upgrade.

Install hardware using the
HP StorageWorks P4000
G2 10GbE SFP+ Hard-
ware Installation Instruc-
tions.

Shut down the management group using
the instructions in the Migration Guide.
Shutting down the management group
places it in maintenance mode for the
upgrade process, and also powers off
the storage nodes, so that you can re-
move them from the rack.

Open the CMC and install
software patch 10072
onto the P4000 G2.

Install hardware using the P4000 G2
10GbE SFP+ Hardware Installation In-
structions.

Following instructions in the P4000 G2
1GbE to 10GbE SFP+ Migration Guide

Open the CMC and install software
patch 10072 on the storage node.

Configure network bonding on the
10GbE ports if desired.

Installing the 10GbE board and RAM

Have the following items ready:

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