DS8000 Code Bundle Information

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DS8000 Microcode Release Information

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Recent Changes:
- Microcode bundle 64.36.99.0 was released June 26, 2014
- Microcode bundle 64.36.98.0 was released March 26, 2014
- Microcode bundle 64.36.89.0 was released September 30, 2013
- Microcode bundle 64.36.85.0 was released June 21, 2013
- Microcode bundle 64.36.75.0 was released April 4, 2013
- Microcode bundle 64.36.68.0 was released January 22, 2013
- Microcode bundle 64.36.63.0 was released September 28, 2012
- Microcode bundle 64.36.48.0 was released June 19, 2012
- Microcode bundle 64.36.44.0 was released April 20, 2012
- Microcode bundle 64.36.35.0 was released January 20, 2012
- Microcode bundle 64.36.21.0 was released November 18, 2011
- Microcode bundle 64.36.4.0 was released June 27, 2011

- Microcode bundle 64.36.500.500 was released July 20, 2012
- Microcode bundle 64.30.500.500 was released May 12, 2010


DS8000 Code Recommendation


Microcode Bundle Release Note Information

Release 4.3 Release Notes
Fixes for all release 4.3 microcode bundles are documented
Fixes for all High Impact problems are evaluated to determine if HIPER severity is warranted
Current Release 64.36.99.0 Cumulative Summary of Release Notes for 64.30.78.0 through 64.36.99.0

DS8000 Release Notes - 64.3x.xx.x Cumulative Summary v21.2.pdf

Client Code Reference Table

DS8000 Code Bundle Level
SEA or LMC
CLI Client
Level
Storage Manager
Code Level
R4.3 SP 18 - 64.36.99.0
5.4.36.217
5.4.36.217
5.4.36.1212
R4.3 SP 17 - 64.36.98.0
5.4.36.212
5.4.36.212
5.4.36.1207
R4.3 SP 15 - 64.36.89.0
5.4.36.194
5.4.36.194
5.4.36.1193
R4.3 SP 14 - 64.36.85.0
5.4.36.184
5.4.36.184
5.4.36.1181
R4.3 SP 13 - 64.36.75.0
5.4.36.171
5.4.36.169
5.4.36.1166
R4.3 SP 12 - 64.36.68.0
5.4.36.149
5.4.36.149
5.4.36.1146
R4.3 SP 10 - 64.36.63.0
5.4.36.140
5.4.36.131
5.4.36.1130
R4.3 SP 9 - 64.36.48.0
5.4.36.120
5.4.36.120
5.4.36.1109
R4.3 SP 8 - 64.36.44.0
5.4.36.107
5.4.36.107
5.4.36.1097
R4.3 SP 7 - 64.36.35.0
5.4.36.91
5.4.36.91
5.4.36.1007
R4.3 SP 6 - 64.36.21.0
5.4.36.59
5.4.36.30
5.4.36.1007
R4.3 SP 5 - 64.36.4.0
5.4.36.5
5.4.36.5
5.4.36.1001
R4.3 SP 4 - 64.33.29.0
5.4.33.70
5.4.33.70
5.4.33.1033
R4.3 SP 3 - 64.33.20.0
5.4.33.44
5.4.33.44
5.4.33.1033
R4.3 SP 2 - 64.33.13.0
5.4.33.25
5.4.33.28
5.4.33.1022
R4.3 SP 1 - 64.30.100.0
5.4.30.278
5.4.30.278
5.4.30.1277
R4.3 A - 64.30.99.0
5.4.30.278
5.4.30.278
5.4.30.1277
R4.3 GA - 64.30.87.0
5.4.30.253
5.4.30.253
5.4.30.1252
R4.3 ESP - 64.30.78.0
5.4.30.248
5.4.30.248
5.4.30.1047

Additional Power Code Information Table

R4.3 64.36.xx.x RPC only Microcode - 64.36.500.500
Microcode level 64.36.500.500 is RPC only microcode.

This code can be installed directly on the levels identified in the Release Notes for 64.36.500.500.

Release Notes for 64.36.500.500 RPC only microcode

DS8000_Release Notes - 64.36.500.500 v1.pdfDS8000_Release Notes - 64.36.500.500 v1.pdf
R4.3 64.30.xx.x RPC only Microcode - 64.30.500.500
Microcode level 64.30.500.500 is RPC only microcode.

This code can be installed directly on the levels identified in the Release Notes for 64.30.500.500.

Release Notes for 64.30.500.500 RPC only microcode

DS8000_Release Notes - 64.30.500.500 v1.pdf

Microcode bundle 64.30.100.0 contains the RPC code update


DS8000 Command Line Interface Download Information
All client software is available for download from Fix Central. The Storage Manager Client has been replaced with Storage Manager access with a browser in Release 4.3 microcode.

DSCLI Download Information: http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?product=ibm/Storage_Disk/DS8100&release=All&platform=All&function=all



IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API Compatibility Matrix link Information
Link to Compatibility Information:
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=1118&context=STC4NKB&dc=DB500&uid=ssg1S1002714&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en

Link to 'IBM CIM Agent for DS Open API FAQ'
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=1118&context=STC4NKB&dc=DB500&uid=ssg1S1003070&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en

Example of one of many questions answered on the above link:
I heard that the CIM agent is now embedded on the Hardware Master Console (HMC) of the DS8000. How do I use it?

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Disk Storage Systems TotalStorage DS8300 Not Applicable N/A Version Independent N/A

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More support for:

System Storage and TotalStorage DS8100 series

Version:

Not Applicable

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Software edition:

N/A

Reference #:

S1002949

Modified date:

2010-08-21

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