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HP StorageWorks

P4000 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 the US

www.hp.com

*AX705-96003*

Overview

This document describes how to upgrade the HP LeftHand P4000 to
10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE). Upgrade instructions vary depending on
whether the HP LeftHand P4000 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 P4000s

Download the software patch

Download software patch 10073. This procedure is the same regard-
less of the state or location of the P4000 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
LeftHand P4000 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 10073.

P4000 is in a management group

P4000 is new or not in a man-
agement group

Download the HP StorageWorks
P4000 G1 Series 1GbE to 10GbE
SFP+ Migration Guide.
Follow instructions in the Migration
Guide for planning the upgrade.

Install hardware using the HP
StorageWorks P4000 10GbE
SFP+ Hardware Installation In-
structions

Shut down the management group
using the instructions in the Migra-
tion 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 10073 onto the
P4000.

Install hardware using the 10GbE
SFP+ Hardware Installation Instruc-
tions.

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

Open the CMC and install soft-
ware patch 10073 on the stor-
age 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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