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[Review]: HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.06.0 (HPE SPP)

HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.06.0 (HPE SPP)

HPE has release “HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.06.0 (HPE SPP)” for production servers and it’s available to download. The 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 Smart Update Manager (SUM) as the deployment tool and is tested on all HPE ProLiant Gen9 and Gen10 servers as defined in the Service Pack for ProLiant Server Support Guide found at www.hpe.com/servers/spp/documentation.

HPE Service Pack For ProLiant (HPE SPP)

HPE Service Pack For ProLiant (HPE SPP)

Important Notes Of HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.06.0 (HPE SPP)

HPE Synergy Customers – Before installing this SPP on Synergy, please review the information at www.hpe.com/downloads/synergy.

HPE StoreOnce Customers – Installation of the SPP can cause problems on StoreOnce systems.  Please go to the HPE Support Center at https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/home/result?qt=storeonce to find the appropriate StoreOnce update.

Components for the G7 and Gen8 server platforms are available in the Post-Production SPPs and can be downloaded from www.hpe.com/servers/SPP/download. For additional information, please refer to Reducing Server Updates.

Note: Products sold prior to the separation of Hewlett-Packard Company into Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and HP Inc. on November 1, 2015 may have a product name and model number that differ from current models.

Release Summary

The 2018.06.0 SPP Production release contains components supporting the ProLiant, Synergy and Apollo Gen9 and Gen10 server platforms and options. Added support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 and vSphere 6.5 U2.

This SPP 2018.06.0 release supersedes the SPP 2018.03.0.

Resolved Customer Advisories

DateCA NumberDescriptionFixed SPP Version
5/23/2018a00044907HPE ProLiant and Apollo Servers- FIRMWARE UPGRADE REQUIRED for Certain HPE 7.2K (8TB/6TB) SATA Hard Drives to Avoid Data Integrity Risk2018.06.0
5/7/2018a00043875(Revision) HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20 Gb Converged Network Adapter – Enabling SR-IOV (Single Root I/O Virtualization) May Cause the NIC Driver to Stop Responding2018.06.0
3/30/2018a00041102(Revised) HPE Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters – Task Hangs During Fibre Channel Storage Array Port/Node Resets When Using A QLogic-Based FC Adapter Driver Present In HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2017.07.01 And Later2018.06.0
2/27/2018a00029108(Revision) HPE Virtual Connect 4.60 and 4.61 – Reboot/Reset/Power-Cycle of Blade(s) or VC Module(s) May Result in Loss of Stacking Link Between VC Modules, Latency in FCoE Traffic and Uplink May Not Form LACP Group, Causing a Network Outage2018.06.0


Open Customer Advisories

DateCA NumberDescriptionFixed SPP Version
4/3/2018a00042625HPE ProLiant Servers – FIRMWARE UPGRADE REQUIRED for Certain HPE 7.2K (6TB/4TB/2TB) SAS and SATA Hard Disk Drives to Avoid Data Integrity RiskFuture Release
3/1/2018a00041830HPE ProLiant and Apollo Servers – FIRMWARE UPGRADE REQUIRED For Certain 6G SATA SSD ModelsFuture Release
2/13/2018a00041652Linux – HPE Mellanox InfiniBand Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for Linux Does Not Update the Firmware on Certain Network Adapters When the HPE Server is Booted in “Secure Boot” ModeFuture Release
12/1/2017a00036780Linux – Intermittent Server Unresponsiveness May Occur on HPE Systems Running Linux with Emulex or Qlogic Fibre Channel Controllers When Running the hp-snmp-agents Along With the Associated Fibre Channel Enablement KitFuture Release
11/8/2017a00035483HPE ProLiant Gen10 Servers – A Blue Screen of Death( BSOD) May Occur After A NIC Firmware Upgrade On ProLiant Gen10 Servers Running Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 or Microsoft Windows Server 2016, And Configured With Certain Network AdaptersFuture Release
8/23/2017a00020440Host Bus Adapters – Fibre Channel Driver lpfc 11.1 Might Encounter a Purple Diagnostic Screen Displaying Page Fault #PF Exception 14 on VMware ESXi 5.5 and 6.0Future Release
7/25/2017a00020244HPE Network Adapters – HPE Firmware Update Components For Intel Network Adapters May Fail With Certain 1Gb Network AdaptersFuture Release
7/24/2017a00020209HPE Network Adapters – HPE ProLiant Servers Configured With An HPE Ethernet 10/25Gb 2-port 640SFP28 Adapter And Running a Linux Operating System May Display “Device’s Health Compromised – Reached Miss Count ” ErrorsFuture Release
7/12/2017c05336964(Revision) HPE Network Adapters – HPE Intel AHS Agent rpm (hp-ocsbbd) Deployment Fails With “Update Returned Error”Future Release
6/28/2017a00018433HPE OneView – Updates from HPE Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Or Firmware Bundle(s) into OneView May Fail to LoadFuture Release
5/12/2017a00009527HPE Integrated Lights-Out 4 (iLO 4) – Registering iLO 4 with HPE Insight Online Direct Connect May Not Complete and Display “No Server Certificate”Future Release


Known Limitations

DateCA NumberDescription
11/16/2017a00036618Linux – Both the Mellanox OFED or Mellanox Ethernet + RoCE driver and the Broadcom / QLogic RoCE Ethernet Drivers Will Not Load on an HPE ProLiant System
11/6/2017a00030192HPE Network Adapters – Mellanox Ethernet + RoCE And OFED Driver Installation Conflicts With Broadcom NetXtreme-E Driver On HPE ProLiant Servers Running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (Or Later) And Configured With Certain Network Adapters
7/29/2017a00020829HPE OneView – OneView Reports “The Firmware Bundle Information Is Unavailable” When Uploading the Service Pack for ProLiant 2017.07.1 (or Later)


Download HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.06.0 (HPE SPP)

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Service Pack for ProLiant (5.80 GB)

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  1. Is the link down?

    1. Actually, the server has been down but it will be up soon.

      1. Hello Davoud,
        The link still does not work, could you share with us when it will work again?
        Thank you in advance!

  2. Hi, the link will be online again?

  3. Hi Davoud

    because of the SPP URL Link was down,

    Could you please enable the link again

  4. is the link down ?

  5. HI. Link to 2018.06 not working. Any chance of a repost?

  6. Link times out.

  7. Still broken

  8. Seems to be down again 🙁

  9. Any chance of checking the link please?

  10. Hi. Server shows IIS 7 and no download is possible.

  11. Gustavo Bonasso

    hi, link i down again.

  12. Hi. It is still down.

  13. Thank you kindly

  14. HPE Service Pack For ProLiant 2018.06.0 (HPE SPP) Which version of the ILO firmware?

  15. Is there a working download for G7 servers please? The links that I see on this site have all been deleted

  16. Hie The link for ProLiant 2018.06.0 work fine Thank
    But can I use it for gen8?

    1. You can use it to update some components firmware such as hard disks, Smart Array and others but that’s not includes new BIOS ROM.

  17. Hello Davoud,
    It looks there is a new version of HPE SPP (2018.09) – could you please share the ISO?
    We really appreciate your help, thank you in advance! 🙂

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