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1/6/2017 V9000ReleaseNote

ReleaseNoteforV9000FamilyBlockStorage
Products
Thisreleasenoteappliestothefollowingsystems:

IBMFlashSystemV9000,machinetypeandmodel(MTM)9846AC2and9846AE2
IBMFlashSystemV9000,MTM9848AC2and9848AE2
IBMFlashSystemV9000,MTM9848AC3
IBMFlashSystemV9000SFFExpansionEnclosure,MTM984824F

Thisisthereleasenoteforthe7.8releaseanddetailstheissuesresolvedinallProgram
TemporaryFixes(PTFs)between7.8.0.0and7.8.0.1.Thisdocumentwillbeupdatedwith
additionalinformationwheneveraPTFisreleased.

Thisdocumentwaslastupdatedon5January2017.

1. NewFeatures
2. KnownIssuesandRestrictions
3. IssuesResolved
3.1. APARsResolved
4. Supportedupgradepaths
5. UsefulLinks

Note.DetailedbuildversionnumbersareincludedintheUpdateMatricesintheUsefulLinks
section

1.NewFeatures
Thefollowingnewfeatureshavebeenintroducedinthe7.8.0release:

MultiTierStoragePoolsnowsupportedwithTier1FlashDrives(previouslyknownasRead
Intensivedrives)
EasyTierWarmPromote
TransparentCloudTieringCloudSnapshot
SupportforIBMSpectrumVirtualizeFamilyHighDensityExpansionenclosure(92F)
SupportforIBMSKLMEncryptionKeyManager

2.KnownIssuesandRestrictions
Details Introduced
7.8.0.0
SomeconfigurationinformationwillbeincorrectinSpectrumControl.

Thisdoesnothaveanyfunctionalimpactandwillberesolvedinafuturereleaseof
Spectrumcontrol.

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Details Introduced
7.8.0.0
Thedrivelimitremains1056drivespercluster.

SystemsusingInternetExplorer11mayreceiveanerroneous"Thesoftware 7.4.0.0
versionisnotsupported"messagewhenviewingthe"UpdateSystem"panelinthe
GUI.InternetExplorer10andFirefoxdonotexperiencethisissue.
IfusingIPreplication,pleasereviewthesetofrestrictionspublishedinthe 7.1.0.0
ConfigurationLimitsandRestrictionsdocumentforyourproduct.
Windows2008hostpathsmaybecomeunavailablefollowinganodereplacement 6.4.0.0
procedure

Refertothisflashformoreinformationonthisrestriction

IntraSystemGlobalMirrornotsupported 6.1.0.0

Refertothisflashformoreinformationonthisrestriction

HostDisconnectsUsingVMwarevSphere5.5.0Update2andvSphere6.0 n/a

Refertothisflashformoreinformation

IfanupdatestallsorfailsthenContactIBMSupportforFurtherAssistance n/a
ThefollowingrestrictionswerevalidforpreviousPTFs,buthavenowbeenlifted
7.8.0.0
NoupgradeorserviceactivityshouldbeattemptedwhileaTransparentCloud
TieringSnapshottaskisinprogress.

3.IssuesResolved
Thisreleasecontainsallofthefixesincludedinthe7.7.1.3release,plusthefollowingadditional
fixes.

Areleasemaycontainfixesforsecurityissues,fixesforAPARs/FLASHsorboth.Consulttable(s)
belowtounderstandthecompletesetoffixesincludedintherelease.

3.1APARsandFlashesResolved

Reference Severity Description Resolvedin FeatureTags


SearchReference SelectSeverity SelectVersions SelectTags

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HU01382 S1 Mishandling 7.8.0.1 DistributedRAID


ofextent
migration
followinga
rmarray
command
canleadto
multiple
simultaneous
node
warmstarts
withaloss
ofaccess
HU00906 S1 Whena 7.8.0.0 Compression,Volume
compressed Mirroring
volume
mirrorcopy
istaken
offline,
write
response
timesto
theprimary
copymay
reach
prohibitively
highlevels
leadingto
alossof
accessto
that
volume
HU01021& S1 Afaultina 7.8.0.0 BackendStorage
HU01157 backend
controller
cancause
excessive
pathstate
changes
leadingto
node
asserts
andoffline
volumes
HU01193 S1 Adrive 7.8.0.0 DistributedRAID
failure
whilstan
array
rebuildisin
progress
canleadto
bothnodes
inanIO
group
asserting

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HU01267 S1 Anunusual 7.8.0.0 GlobalMirrorWith


interaction ChangeVolumes
between
Remote
Copyand
FlashCopy
canleadto
bothnodes
inanIO
group
asserting
HU01320 S1 Arare 7.8.0.0 Hosts
timing
condition
cancause
hungIO
leadingto
warmstarts
onboth
nodesin
anIO
group.
Probability
canbe
increased
inthe
presence
offailing
drives
HU01340 S1 Aport 7.8.0.0 SystemUpdate
translation
issue
between
v7.5or
earlierand
v7.7.0or
later
requiresa
T2
recoveryto
complete
anupgrade

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HU01392 S1 Under 7.8.0.0 FlashCopy


certainrare
conditions
FC
mappings
notina
consistency
groupcan
beadded
toaspecial
internal
consistency
group
resultingin
aT2
recovery
IT14917 S1 Node 7.8.0.0 Cache
asserts
duetoa
timing
windowin
thecache
component
HU00831 S2 Single 7.8.0.0 Cache
node
assertdue
tohungIO
causedby
cache
deadlock
HU01177 S2 Asmall 7.8.0.0 ReliabilityAvailability
timing Serviceability
window
issue
exists
wherea
node
assertor
power
failurecan
leadto
repeated
assertsof
thatnode
untila
node
rescueis
performed

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HU01223 S2 The 7.8.0.0 MetroMirror


handlingof
arebooted
node's
returnto
thecluster
can
occasionally
become
delayed
resultingin
astoppage
ofinter
cluster
relationships
HU01254 S2 A 7.8.0.0 ReliabilityAvailability
fluctuation Serviceability
ofinputAC
powercan
causea
584error
onanode
HU01347 S2 Duringan 7.8.0.0 ThinProvisioning
upgradeto
v7.7.1a
deadlockin
node
communications
canoccur
leadingto
atimeout
andnode
asserts
HU01379 S2 Resource 7.8.0.0
leakinthe
handlingof
Read
Intensive
drives
leadsto
offline
volumes
HU01381 S2 Arare 7.8.0.0 FlashCopy
timing
issuein
FlashCopy
maylead
toanode
asserting
repeatedly
andthen
enteringa
service
state

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HU01400 S2 When 7.8.0.0 SystemUpdate


upgrading
aV9000
with
external
12FSAS
enclosures
to7.7.1the
upgrade
willstall
IT16012 S2 Internal 7.8.0.0
nodeboot
driveRAID
scrub
processat
1amevery
Sunday
canimpact
system
performance
FLASH18607 S3 CallHome 7.8.0.0
heartbeats
arenot
beingsent
toService
Center
HU01098 S3 Someolder 7.8.0.0 BackendStorage
backend
controller
codelevels
donot
supportC2
commands
resultingin
1370
entriesin
theEvent
Logfor
every
detectmdisk
HU01213 S3 TheLDAP 7.8.0.0
password
isvisiblein
the
auditlog

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HU01228 S3 Automatic 7.8.0.0 ReliabilityAvailability


T3 Serviceability
recovery
mayfail
duetothe
handlingof
quorum
registration
generating
duplicate
entries
HU01230 S3 Ahost 7.8.0.0
abortingan
outstanding
logout
command
canleadto
asingle
node
assert
HU01247 S3 Whena 7.8.0.0 FlashCopy
FlashCopy
consistency
groupis
stopped
morethan
oncein
rapid
succession
anode
assertmay
result
HU01264 S3 Node 7.8.0.0 Compression
assert
whendue
toanissue
inthe
compression
optimisation
process
HU01269 S3 Arare 7.8.0.0
timing
conflict
between
two
process
maylead
toanode
assert

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HU01304 S3 SSH 7.8.0.0


authentication
failsif
multiple
SSHkeys
are
configured
onthe
client
HU01323 S3 Systems 7.8.0.0 VolumeMirroring
using
Volume
Mirroring
that
upgradeto
v7.7.1.x
andhavea
storage
poolgo
offlinemay
experience
anode
assert
HU01370 S3 lsfabric 7.8.0.0 CommandLine
command Interface
maynotlist
alllogins
whenitis
usedwith
parameters
HU01374 S3 Wherean 7.8.0.0 GlobalMirror
issuewith
Global
Mirror
causes
excessive
IOdelaya
timeout
maynot
function
resultina
node
assert
HU01399 S3 Forcertain 7.8.0.0 CommandLine
config Interface
nodesthe
CLIHelp
commands
maynot
work

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HU01405 S3 SSDdrives 7.8.0.0


withvendor
IDIBM
C050and
IBMC051
are
showingup
asnot
being
supported
IT18086 S3 Whena 7.8.0.0
vdiskis
moved
betweenIO
groupsa
nodemay
warmstart

4.Supportedupgradepaths
Thefollowingupgradepathsaresupportedforthisrelease:

From To
7.6.0.1 7.8.0.1
7.6.0.2 7.8.0.1
7.6.0.3 7.8.0.1
7.6.0.4 7.8.0.1
7.6.1.1 7.8.0.1
7.6.1.3 7.8.0.1
7.6.1.4 7.8.0.1
7.6.1.5 7.8.0.1
7.6.1.6 7.8.0.1
7.7.0.1 7.8.0.1
7.7.0.2 7.8.0.1
7.7.0.3 7.8.0.1
7.7.0.4 7.8.0.1
7.7.0.5 7.8.0.1
7.7.1.0 7.8.0.1
7.7.1.1 7.8.0.1
7.7.1.2 7.8.0.1
7.7.1.3 7.8.0.1
7.7.1.4 7.8.0.1
7.8.0.0 7.8.0.1

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5.UsefulLinks
Description Link
SupportWebsite IBMKnowledgeCenter
IBMFlashSystemFixCentral V9000
Updatingthesystem IBMKnowledgeCenter
IBMRedbooks Redbooks
Contacts IBMPlanetwide

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