Nimble Storage – How to update an array

In keeping with the whole Nimble is really to use theme, updates are the same,

lets take a look;

1. Open up your web portal to the Nimble Array, click on Administration and then Software.

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2. Click the download button, select the update needed, and the progress will be displayed.

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3. Now click the update button, Accept the EULA.

  • a health check will be performed ensuring both controllers can get to the correct LAN segments first;
  • Once passed the update will begin, going through 7 stages (some of the screenshots show these stages as well).

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5. Once completed you will see the below screen, listing the new firmware as current, and the old firmware as previous;

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It’s that quick and simple we even do this for customers during business hours and touch wood we have yet to have an issue!

Dean

 

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