Managing drive firmware

If the firmware of any drive in a cluster becomes obsolete, the cluster performance or hardware reliability might get affected. To ensure overall data integrity, you may update the drive firmware to the latest revision by installing the drive support package or the drive firmware package.

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Drive firmware and its related features and functions are not applicable for IsilonSD Edge.

You can determine whether the drive firmware on your cluster is of the latest revision by viewing the status of the drive firmware.

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We recommend that you contact Isilon Technical Support before updating the drive firmware.