HP Smart Update Manager is a product which updates firmware and software on HP ProLiant servers, and firmware on HP Integrity and HP ProLiant Moonshot servers. HP SUM has a browser-based GUI; as well as a scriptable interface using legacy command line interface, inputfile, and interactive command line interface modes. For more information, please see the Enterprise Information Library, www.hp.com/go/hpsum/documentation.

Important Notes:

Release Summary:
  • Added Scalable Updates powered by iLO Federation which allows users to update firmware using iLO Federation Groups in online and offline modes 
  • Added deployment of VMware VIBs and Linux firmware RPMs
  • Enhanced deployment experience by viewing deployment logs during the deployment process (AKA Live logs) 
  • Added ability to specify a baseline for deploying packages to the localhost for Guided Update
  • Updated Custom Baseline to include dynamic filters for package selection based on the packages in the baseline and filtering by server model
  • Enhanced Add Baseline to include ability to download a baseline from an HTTP server  
  • Added Validate Baseline which verifies that all the files are present in the baseline
  • Added the ability to download a baseline from hp.com or an HTTP server to Interactive Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • New Hardware and Operating System Support
    • Support for new HP ProLiant Gen9 servers and options
    • Support for deploying firmware from Moonshot Component Pack to Moonshot systems
    • Support for Internet Explorer 11

Delivery Options:

  • HP Smart Update Manager ISO -  The HP SUM ISO contains HP SUM and a bootable ISO environment. Firmware and Software components can be added to create a customized baseline.
  • HP Smart Update Manager RPM - The HP SUM RPM is a native package for Linux and is also available on the Linux Software Delivery Repository.
  • HP Smart Update Manager zip -  The HP SUM zip contains the files for running HP SUM on supported Windows and Linux operating systems. The zip file can be found here - HP SUM 7.1.0 zip. NOTE - Linux file permissions for script and binary files must be modified to add execute mode.

NOTE - These downloads do not include software or firmware. Software and/or firmware can be obtained from the HP Service Pack for ProLiant, Integrity Firmware Bundles, Moonshot Component Pack, or download the latest components from hp.com using HP SUM baseline functionality.

Documentation:

For supported browsers, environments, and hardware, please see the Enterprise Information Library.

Release Summary:

See the HP SUM Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release.
Enhancements for HP SUM 7.1.0:
  • Scalable Updates powered by iLO Federation
    • Added the ability to automatically discover the iLO Federation Groups on the management network using multicast technology as well as adding them manually
    • Added the ability to update online the iLO and ROM firmware on HP ProLiant servers in the iLO Federation Group via the iLO
    • Added the ability to update all applicable firmware on HP ProLiant servers in the iLO Federation Group via the iLO using offline firmware deployment
  • Deployment of VMware VIBs and Linux firmware RPMs
  • Deployment
    • Enhanced deployment experience by viewing deployment logs during the deployment process (AKA Live logs)
    • Enhanced hard disk drive firmware deployment for selective HDD update (limited to firmware packages that supports this)
    • Added warning when deploying to nodes with HP Service Guard for HP-UX or Linux
    • HP Integrity servers
      • Added warning for HP-UX low disk space availability
      • Added the ability to automatically install the PCIINFO Depot on older installations
  • Guided Update
    • Added ability to specify a baseline for deploying packages to the localhost
  • Baseline
    • Custom Baseline
      • Added dynamic filters for package selection based on the packages in the baseline
      • Added filter by server model
      • Added filter to create an HP CloudSystem Matrix custom baseline
    • Enhanced Add Baseline
      • Added ability to download a baseline from an HTTP server
      • Added the ability to abort downloading a baseline from hp.com or an HTTP server
    • Added localization support for Linux package configuration
    • Enhanced Delete Baseline to report which nodes are referencing the baseline to be deleted
    • Added Validate Baseline which verifies that all the files are present in the baseline
  • Interactive Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Added the ability to download a baseline from hp.com or an HTTP server
  • New Hardware and Operating System Support
    • Support for new HP ProLiant Gen9 servers and options
    • Support for deploying firmware from Moonshot Component Pack to Moonshot systems
    • Support for Internet Explorer 11

Download(s)

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Only significant CAs are included in this tab that are known to exist within or be corrected by this release.

 

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This page lists all of the supported HP Smart Update Manager versions available for download.

Versions
 

Version 7.1.0
Version 6.4.1
Version 6.3.1

Last revised: Monday, September 08, 2014