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HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) is a comprehensive systems software and firmware update solution, which is delivered as a single ISO image. This solution uses HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM) as the deployment tool and is tested on all HP ProLiant Gen9, Gen8 and earlier servers as defined in the Service Pack for ProLiant Server Support Guide found at

Important Notes:

  • This release no longer supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • This release no longer supports ProLiant G5 and earlier platforms

Release Summary:

Release Summary:
  • Added new support for the following HP ProLiant servers:
    •   HP BL460c Gen9
    •   HP DL380 Gen9
    •   HP DL360 Gen9
    •   HP ML350 Gen9
    •   HP DL180 Gen9
    •   HP DL160 Gen9
    •   HP XL230a Gen9
  • Added support for new HP ProLiant options
  • Includes VMware driver support
  • Provides operating system support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and vSphere 5.5 U2
  • Contains HP Smart Update Manager v7.1.0
See the HP Service Pack for ProLiant Release Notes for more information.

See the HP Service Pack for ProLiant Server Support Guide for information on supported servers.  


By downloading these products, you agree to the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement(s) listed below. Refer to the documentation regarding using the image once downloaded to your environment.

NOTICE: Access to the SPP now requires validation via the HP Support Center (HPSC). An active warranty or HP support agreement is required to download it. For more information, please view the SPP Warranty/Support Agreement Validation document. An HP Passport login may be required.

RECOMMENDATION: Before downloading, please complete the one-time association of a warranty or HP Care Pack to the user profile on the Contracts & Warranties page.

Troubleshooting: For trouble downloading the SPP, try clearing out Temporary Internet Files/Cookies and try again.

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


Hot Fixes
Resolved CAs
Open CAs
Known Limitations

There are no Hot Fixes to report at this time.

Open CAs

Date CA Number Description Fixed In Version
9/5/2014 c04109116 (Revision) HP Insight Diagnostics 9.50 - Various Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Tests May Fail When Run on More Than 20 HDDs At a Time Through HP Intelligent Provisioning 1.50 or HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) 2013.09.0 (B) Open
5/12/2014 c04103243 HP Insight Diagnostics - Insight Diagnostics Offline or Online Edition Version 9.50 (or Earlier) For Linux Reports Incorrect NC366i 2 Port Ethernet Server Adapter Firmware Version Open
3/13/2014 c04198787 HP Service Pack for ProLiant 2014.02.0- HP SUM 6.2.0 May Report That the Firmware Is Up-To-Date Even if a Later Firmware Version Is Available Open
3/10/2014 c04183624 HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers - HP Active Health System Logs May Not Report Function Data for FCoE and iSCSI Ports for Broadcom 10Gb Network Adapters Open
3/10/2014 c04183537 HP ProLiant Servers - HP Intel E1R Driver Component for HP NC365T 4-port Ethernet Server Adapters may Fail to Install on Systems Running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Open
1/27/2014 c04103189 HP Virtual Connect - After Upgrading Virtual Connect Firmware to Version 4.10 on a VC Domain that Contains VC Fibre Channel 8Gb/20 Port Modules, Some of the Server Blade HBAs May Fail to Log Back into the SAN Fabric Open
10/18/2013 c03967466 Linux - Message Log Fills With Debug Messages on HP ProLiant Servers Running HP Agents and HP Provided ProLiant Smart Array Controller Driver for Linux (hpsa) Version 3.4.2-4 Open
8/2/2013 c03883900 HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers - Online or Offline Firmware Upgrade of HP D2600/D2700 6Gb SAS Disk Enclosure Version 0146, 0147, and 0147(B) or Backplane Expander Firmware Version 2.16 or 2.16 (B) May Cause Inaccessible Volumes, Resulting in Data Loss Future Release
4/11/2013 c03734205 HP NC Network Adapters - Certain HP NC-Series Network Adapters May Experience Very Slow Bandwidth During Large File Transfers on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Open
2/28/2013 c03686779 Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 - A Blue Screen Error May Occur When the Server Resumes From Hibernation Open
2/1/2013 c03659073 HP c-Class BladeSystem -Standby Onboard Administrator (OA) Modules May Not Respond to SNMP Data Requests Open
5/7/2012 c03318933 HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-Port 361i Adapter - Firmware Component Will Not Be Displayed or " Ls: Cannot Access ./iqvlinux/" Message Will Be Displayed When Attempting to Update the Network Adapter Firmware Using the Online Firmware Update Open
4/24/2012 c03301853 Support Pack for ProLiant (SPP) on Linux - The Server May Stop Responding When Configured with 2 GB of Memory if an HP Flex-10 10Gb 2-port FLB Adapter Is Installed and Its Two Physical Ports Are Fully Flexed Out into Eight Virtual Functions Open

Known Limitations

Date CA Number Description
7/8/2014 c04365993 Linux - Loss of Activity May Occur When Booting or Shutting Down SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 and SP3 on HP ProLiant Servers Configured With an AMD Opteron 6100, 6200 or 6300-Series Processor
2/26/2014 c03884578 (Revision) HP Service Pack For ProLiant (SPP) -SPP Version 2012.10.0 (or Earlier) Will Not Boot Using a DVD-ROM on a ProLiant DL385 G6 Server
12/18/2013 c02994661 (Revision) ProLiant BL465c G7 Servers - A Limited Number of ProLiant BL465c G7 Server Blades May Be Unable to Flash the System ROM to a Later Version
4/19/2013 c03742583 (Revision) HP ProLiant Gen8 Servers - The HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i and B320i Controller Driver for Linux and VMware (hpvsa) Must Be Downloaded from HP.COM in Order to Use RAID Functionality
3/6/2013 c03691604 HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3) - Unable to Update iLO 3 Firmware to Version 1.50 (or Later) From Firmware Version 1.28 (or Earlier) Using HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility 3.5.0 / 4.0.1 or Using the CLI Utility
3/8/2012 c03237878 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 - Installation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 Does Not Recognize the Chipset on HP ProLiant Gen8-Series Servers
1/30/2012 c03114183 HP Smart Update Manager - Building the RPMs During Installation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 May Take Longer Than 30 Minutes With HP Smart Update Manager 4.0.0 (Or Later)
11/14/2011 c03087066 HP Network Teaming - Network Traffic May Fail Between Teamed HP NICs When a Network Team is Captured and Deployed Across Many Servers or a VC Profile is Swapped Because the System Image Registry Contains the Same Team MAC Address
8/8/2011 c02959269 Smart Update Firmware DVD - The Smart Update Firmware DVD Version 9.x Automatically Assigns IP Address to the Network Interface Adapter (Eth0)

This page lists the current HP Service Pack for ProLiant versions available for download.

For a complete list of all versions available for download, please visit the SPP Revision History list.

Current Versions

Version 2014.09.0
Version 2014.06.0
Version 2014.02.0(B)

This page lists documentation for the supported HP Service Pack for ProLiant versions currently available for download.

For more documentation, please visit the SPP Information Library and/or the HP SUM Information Library.

SPP Version HP SUM Version Documentation

Service Pack for ProLiant 2014.09.0

7.1.0 Release Notes
Component Release Notes
Contents Report
Server Support Guide (Revised Sep 2014)
LINUX - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Supplement for HP Service Pack for ProLiant 2014.06.0 N/A Release Notes

Service Pack for ProLiant 2014.06.0

6.4.1 Release Notes
Contents Report
Server Support Guide
HP Maintenance Supplement Bundle for SPP 2014.02.0 (B) N/A Release Notes (Revised May 2014)
Contents Report (Revised May 2014)

Service Pack for ProLiant 2014.02.0 (B)

6.3.1 Release Notes (Revised May 2014)
Contents Report (Revised Mar 2014)
Server Support Guide

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Associated Web Pages and Documents

Title Download
HP Service Pack for ProLiant Product Information SPP Product Information
HP Service Pack for ProLiant "Out of Support Window" Documentation SPP Information Library
HP Service Pack for ProLiant Support Policy SPP Support Policy
HP Service Pack for ProLiant FAQ SPP FAQ
HP Smart Update - Information Library HP Smart Update - Information Library
HP SUM Product Information HP SUM Product Information
HP SUM Documentation - Information Library HP SUM Information Library
Linux Software Delivery Repository SDR
VMware Software Delivery Repository vibsdepot
VMware Firmware and Software Recipes associated with each SPP Recipes
Implementing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 on HP ProLiant servers Technical white paper
Implementing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Technical white paper
Industry Standard Server Technology Communications Technology white paper repository
HP Storage SPOCK - Single Point of Connectivity Knowledge for HP Storage Products SPOCK

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HP provides a collection of short videos on the HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) and its components, including HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM) and firmware update best practices. The videos listed are hosted by as well YouTube. 

For additional videos, please visit the Smart Update Video Gallery, and the HP Coffee Coaching Channel on, and the HP Coffee Coaching Channel on YouTube.

HP Service Pack for ProLiant Related Videos

Last revised: Wednesday, October 01, 2014