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HPE StoreVirtual Storage: LeftHand OS 12.6

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All software components for HPE StoreVirtual are available from this page - whether you are just getting started as a new HPE StoreVirtual Storage customer, or need to download some additional components, you have come to the right place.

HPE Storage is pleased to announce the availability of LeftHand OS 12.6. All downloads on this page are for LeftHand OS 12.6 (formerly called SAN/iQ). This version of LeftHand OS runs on the following platforms:

  • HPE StoreVirtual VSA Software
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage

On this page you will find the following downloads:

  • Individual software components
  • Quick Restore DVDs for HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage
  • Documentation

LeftHand OS 12.6 is the newest version of the LeftHand Operating System. New features of LeftHand OS include support for additional KVM based hypervisors, enhanced event logging and additional network diagnostics.

I am new to HPE StoreVirtual.
How do I get started?

 

I am an existing HPE StoreVirtual customer.
Where do I find software components for LeftHand OS 12.6?

Congratulations on your new storage system! Your new system comes with a pre-installed version of the newest LeftHand OS and is ready to go. To get started with HPE StoreVirtual and creating your first cluster, you will need the following components:

  1. HPE StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console
  2. HPE StoreVirtual VSA 2014
    (for StoreVirtual VSA customers)
  3. HPE StoreVirtual Quick Start Guide

You can click on "Select" in the upper right corner now to download these components (and more), or you can click here for more information.

 

To upgrade to LeftHand OS 12.6, use the Online Upgrade capability available via the Centralized Management Console.

You can also download the additional components on this page including:

  • HPE StoreVirtual Application Aware Snapshot Manager
  • HPE StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for VMware vSphere
  • HPE StoreVirtual Quick Start Guide
  • HPE StoreVirtual User Guide

You can click on "Select" in the upper right corner now to download these components (and more), or you can click here for more information.


New Customers: Getting started...

Thank you for choosing HPE Storage and congratulations on your new HPE StoreVirtual Storage system!

On this page, you will find all software components for HPE StoreVirtual. Regardless of whether you want to download the latest version of HPE StoreVirtual VSA Software for a new deployment or you want to get started with your HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage, you will find everything you need linked from this page.

Here is what you need to do to get started:

  1. Download and read the Quick Start Guide
    • Download, install and configure HPE StoreVirtual VSA on your servers
    • Unbox, and connect your HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage to network and power
  2. Download and install the HPE StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console on a Windows or Linux server
  3. Create your first management group and cluster

While you will find that HPE StoreVirtual is easy to install and configure, there are a many components that will help you integrate into applications or provide additional functionality to enhance your storage solution. You will find the following components and more by clicking on the "Select" button above:

  • HPE StoreVirtual Application-Aware Snapshot Manager for application-integrated snapshots on StoreVirtual. This component allows you to create snapshots which capture a consistent state of your applications and virtual machines. This component installs the VSS Provider on Windows Server and also integrates VMWare vCenter Server.
  • HPE StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module (MEM) for VMware vSphere can reduce latency and improve performance in VMware vSphere environments.  The MEM also optimizes data-path traffic in multi-site (or stretch-cluster) configurations.
  • HPE StoreVirtual DSM for Microsoft MPIO can reduce latency and improve performance in Microsoft Windows environments. The DSM also optimizes data-path traffic in multi-site (or stretch-cluster) configurations.
  • HPE StoreVirtual Site Recovery Adapter integrates Remote Copy with VMware Site Recovery Manager 5.x and higher.
  • HPE StoreVirtual Recovery Manager for Windows Files and Folders helps you to recover files quickly from snapshots.
  • HPE StoreVirtual CLiQ is the command-line tool for StoreVirtual. It is typically installed on a Windows Server and can be used for scripting various tasks. The documentation can also be downloaded.

If you're ready to get started and download the components you need, click "Select" in the upper right corner at the top of this page.

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Existing customers: Upgrading to LeftHand OS 12.6

New LeftHand OS 12.6 features include support for additional KVM based hypervisors, enhanced event logging and additional network diagnostics.

For a more detailed list of changes, see the LeftHand OS 12.6 Release Notes.

Using the Online Upgrade feature in the HPE StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console, you can upgrade to the most recent release of LeftHand OS without downloading on this page.

If you are running Centralized Management Console 8.5 or earlier, please manually upgrade to the newest Centralized Management Console using the "Select" button on the top of this page.

When upgrading an existing installation, upgrade in the following order:

  1. Upgrade the Centralized Management Console
  2. Install/upgrade all client-side components for LeftHand OS
  3. Upgrade your storage systems to the latest version of LeftHand OS

See the HPE StoreVirtual Storage Upgrade Guide for more information on how to upgrade.


Notes

  • When using HPE Insight Control for vCenter Server, Insight Control for vCenter 7.2.3 is required for LeftHand OS 11.x support.
  • When using HPE Insight Remote Support, Insight Remote Support 7.0.8 Content Level Update 1 (CLU 1) is required for LeftHand OS 11.x support. CLU 1 was made available in December 2013.

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Available Quick Restore DVD downloads

The following DVDs are available as ISO image.

LeftHand OS 12.6 Quick Restore DVD for iSCSI and FC products

Storage system recovery bootable ISO image for

  • HP P4300 G2 SAN Solution,
  • HP P4500 G2 SAN Solution,
  • HP P4800 G2 SAN Solution,
  • HP P4900 G2 SAN Solution,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4130 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4330 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4335 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4530 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4630 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4730 Storage,
  • HP StoreVirtual 4330 FC Storage and
  • HP StoreVirtual 4730 FC Storage

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Additional resources

To download user manuals and other support documentation, go to http://www.hpe.com/support/storevirtualmanuals

To download the latest compatibility matrix, go to HPE SPOCK for StoreVirtual

Click on the below links to download previous LeftHand OS

To download the HPE Insight Control Storage Module for vCenter, Click Here

To download Insight Remote Support Standard, Click Here

 
Additional product information
Product #: StoreVirtualSW
Version: 12.6
Software specification: HPE StoreVirtual Quick Restore DVD (AX694-11018.iso)
HPE StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console for Windows (BM480-10594.exe)
HPE StoreVirtual Centralized Management Console for Linux (BM480-10595.bin)
HPE StoreVirtual Application Aware Snapshot Mgr Installer (AT004-10527.exe)
HPE StoreVirtual Command Line Interface for Windows CLiQ Installer (BM480-10596.exe)
HPE StoreVirtual SNMP MIBs for LeftHand OS (BM480-10597.zip)
HPE StoreVirtual DSM for Microsoft MPIO Installer (AT004-10533.exe)
HPE StoreVirtual Failover Manager FOM for vSphere OVF (BM480-10598.zip)
HPE StoreVirtual Failover Manager FOM for VMware Player/Workstation (BM480-10599.exe)
HPE StoreVirtual VSA 2014 for vSphere OVF (TA688-10542.zip)
HPE StoreVirtual VSA 2014 and StoreVirtual FOM Installer for Microsoft Hyper-V (TA688-10543.exe)
HPE StoreVirtual VSA 2014 and StoreVirtual FOM Installer for VMware vSphere (TA688-10544.exe)
HPE StoreVirtual KVM VSA Installer (TA688-10545.tgz)
HPE StoreVirtual SRA for VMware SRM 5.0 (AX696-10591.exe)
HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for Vmware vSphere 5.0 (AT004-10529.vib)
HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for Vmware vSphere 5.1 (AT004-10530.vib)
HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for Vmware vSphere 5.5 (AT004-10531.vib)
HP StoreVirtual Multipathing Extension Module for Vmware vSphere 6.0 (AT004-10532.vib)
HPE StoreVirtual Recovery Manager Installer (AX696-10592.exe)
HPE StoreVirtual Recovery Manager User Guide (AX696-10090.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Storage Upgrade Guide (AX696-10070.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Command Line Interface User Guide (AX696-10046.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Multi-site HA/DR User Guide (AX696-10054.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Storage User Guide (AX696-10074.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Remote Copy User Guide (AX696-10062.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Multipathing User Guide (AX696-10058.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Application Aware Snapshot Mgr Deployment Guide (AX696-10050.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual VSA Installation and Configuration Guide (TA688-63137.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Storage Replication Adapter User Guide (AX696-10066.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual Storage Replication Adapter Readme (AX696-10087.html)
HPE StoreVirtual REST API Reference Guide (AX696-10078.pdf)
HPE P4X00 G2 and HP StoreVirtual 4x30 Storage Sys Recovery Procedures (AX696-10089.pdf)
HPE P4800 G2 Blade Sys Maintenance Guide (AX696-96151.pdf)
HPE StoreVirtual 4000 Storage Quick Start Guide (AX696-96436.pdf)
HPE LeftHand P4000 G1 System Recovery Procedures (AX696-96149.pdf)
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