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IBM Spectrum Control 5.3.x - Storage Products

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Abstract

Storage system support with IBM Spectrum Control 5.3.0 and higher.

Content

Supported storage systems:


IBM Storage

Storage System

Minimum Required Firmware/Software

IBM Cloud Object Storage

3.7.3.2

IBM FlashSystem 840
IBM FlashSystem 900

1.4

IBM FlashSystem A9000
IBM FlashSystem A9000R

12.0.1

IBM FlashSystem V840
IBM FlashSystem V9000
IBM FlashSystem 9100

V840: 7.6
V9000: 7.6
9100: 8.2

IBM SAN Volume Controller

7.6

IBM Spectrum Accelerate

11.5

IBM Spectrum Scale

4.1

IBM Spectrum Virtualize as Software

7.7.1

IBM Storwize family
V3500
V3700
V5000
V7000

7.6

IBM System Storage: DS8000 series
8700
8800
8870
8880 family

8700, 8800: R6.3
8870: R7.5
8880: R8.1

IBM System Storage: DS6000

6.2.0.104

IBM System Storage: DCS
DCS3860
DCS3700

Check the documentation from the provider to determine the supported firmware levels.
You must use the supported firmware levels.
Using non-supported firmware levels might impact hardware availability.
Click the resource for more information.

IBM System Storage: DS3000 series
DS3500
DS3512
DS3524
DS3950

IBM System Storage: DS4000 series
DS4100
DS4200
DS4300
DS4300 Turbo
DS4400
DS4500
DS4700
DS4800

IBM System Storage: DS5000 series
DS5020
DS5100
DS5300

IBM System Storage N series Model A
N3000 Model A
N3300 Model A
N3700 Model A
N5000 Model A
N6000 Model A
N7000 Model A

Data ONTAP 7.2

IBM System Storage N series
N5000 G10/G20
N6000 A10/A20
N7000 G10/G20

Data ONTAP V6

IBM TotalStorage ESS 2105-800

Recommended LIC: 2.4.4.89
Minimum LIC: 2.4.4.79
 

IBM XIV
IBM XIV Gen3

IBM XIV: 10.1
IBM XIV Gen3: 11.0
Last Updated: 23 May 2019


* Tip: Unless otherwise stated, newer firmware levels are also supported. Go to the page for a specific storage system for more details.


 


Non-IBM Storage


Tip: Key concepts for IBM Spectrum Control support of non-IBM storage

Dell EMC supported devices

The following Dell EMC devices are supported. For more detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the Dell EMC details page.

Resource Provider

VMAX Products
VMAX3 Series
VMAX2 Series
VMAX

EMC Solutions Enabler

VNX Products

CLARiiON Products
AX4 Series

Symmetrix Products
VMAX2 Series
VMAX1 Series

EMC SMI-S Provider and Solutions Enabler

VNXe Products

EMC VNXe Operating Environment (OE)
Last Updated: 18 Oct 2018

Hitachi Data Systems / Hitachi Limited supported devices

The following HDS and Hitachi Limited devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the Hitachi Data Systems details page.

Resource Provider

VSP (F Series)

Hitachi Device Manager

AMS 2100
AMS 2300
AMS 2500

Hitachi Device Manager
 
Last Updated: 25 Sept 2018

Huawei supported devices

The following Huawei devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the Huawei details page.

Resource Provider

OceanStor 5110 V5, OceanStor 5110F V5, OceanStor5210 V5, OceanStor 5210F V5
OceanStor S2200T 2600T S5500T S5600T S5800T S6800T
OceanStor 2200 2600
OceanStor 2900 3900 5900 6900
OceanStor 2800 5300 5500 5600 5800 6800 18800
OceanStor 5300F 5500F 5600F 5800F 6800F 18500F 18800F
OceanStor Dorado3000 V3
OceanStor Dorado5000
OceanStor Dorado6000
 

HUAWEI SMI-S Provider
HW SMI-S Provider
Last Updated: 23 May 2019

HP/3PAR supported devices

The following HP/3PAR devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the HP/3PAR details page.

Resource Minimum Required Provider

MSA 1000
MSA 1500

SMI-S MSA
v1.0.0

EMA12000
EMA16000
MA8000

SMI-S EMA
v1.0f.3b

3PAR

InForm Operating System
Last Updated: 25 Sept 2018

Lenovo supported devices

The following Lenovo devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the Lenovo details page.

Resource Minimum Required Firmware/Software

Lenovo Storage V3700 V2
Lenovo Storage V3700 V2 XP
Lenovo Storage V5030

7.6

Storwize V3500 for Lenovo
Storwize V3700 for Lenovo
Storwize V5000 for Lenovo
Storwize V7000 for Lenovo

7.2
Last Updated: 27 Feb 2018

NetApp (7-mode only) supported devices

The following NetApp devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the NetApp details page.

Resource Minimum Required Data Source

FAS series
V series
N series
NearStore R200

Data ONTAP 8.1 running API version 1.14+
Last Updated: 27 Feb 2018


 


Important tips, news, and related information

Go to http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27039840 for the following information:

  • Supported storage resources for Tivoli Storage Productivity 5.2.0 to 5.2.7
  • Supported storage resources for Spectrum Control 5.2.8 to 5.2.17


 

Related information

Support Matrix Home - Supported Hardware, Products and Platforms
Spectrum Control 5.2.8 to 5.2.17 Supported Storage Matrix

Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM Spectrum Control Standard Edition AIX, Linux, Windows 5.3.0, 5.3.0.1, 5.3.1, 5.3.2, 5.3.3

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Control Advanced Edition

Software version: 5.3.0, 5.3.0.1, 5.3.1, 5.3.2, 5.3.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0720091

Modified date: 06 June 2019