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5288 V3 Server V100R003 User Guide 26

This document describes the features, appearance, and technical specifications of the 5288 V3 server, and how to install, power on, and power off the 5288 V3 server, connect cables, and install an operating system (OS) for it.
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Upgrading Software

Upgrading Software

NOTE:

Upgrade server drivers, firmware, or management software if the current versions cannot meet requirements.

Obtaining the Upgrade Package and Documents

Obtain the upgrade package from http://e.huawei.com/en/.

Preparing for the upgrade

Upgrade Package

Document

Download a driver or firmware upgrade package of the required version. The following are upgrade package examples:

  • iBMC management software: 5288 V3-iBMC-V191.zip
  • BIOS firmware: 5288 V3-BIOS-V169.zip
  • Driver: FusionServer iDriver-Windows-Driver-V304.zip
  • RAID controller card firmware: FusionServer-RAID card-FW-V101.zip

Download path: Support > Downloads > IT > Server > FusionServer > Rack Server

  • Release Notes
  • HUAWEI Server Firmware Upgrade Guide
  • FusionServer Tools V100R002 uMate User Guide
  • HUAWEI Rack Server Upgrade Guide (iBMC)
  • Driver Version Mapping

Download path: Support > Downloads > IT > Server > FusionServer > Rack Server

Upgrading Firmware or Management Software

Upgrade server firmware or management software using one of the following methods:

  • Upgrade iBMC using the iBMC WebUI.
    1. Obtain the upgrade package from http://e.huawei.com/en/.
    2. Log in to the iBMC WebUI and choose System > Firmware Upgrade.

      The Firmware Upgrade page is displayed.

    3. In the Firmware Upgrade area, click Browse. In the displayed dialog box, select the local directory for storing the upgrade package image.hpm.
    4. Click Open.
    5. The Firmware Upgrade page is displayed.
    6. Select Immediately restart automatically.
    7. Click Start Update.
    8. Click Yes.
    9. After the OS is restarted, log in to the iBMC WebUI again.
    10. Repeat 2 to 9 to upgrade the originally active image of iBMC.

      For details, see HUAWEI Rack Server Upgrade Guide (iBMC).

  • Upgrade the BIOS using the iBMC WebUI.
    1. Obtain the upgrade package from http://e.huawei.com/en/.
    2. Log in to the iBMC WebUI and choose System > Firmware Upgrade.

      The Firmware Upgrade page is displayed.

    3. In the Firmware Upgrade area, click Browse. In the displayed dialog box, select the local directory for storing the upgrade package biosimage.hpm.
    4. Click Open.
    5. The Firmware Upgrade page is displayed.
    6. Select Immediately restart automatically.
    7. Click Start Update.
      NOTE:

      Do not restart the OS or power on, power off, or reset the server during the BIOS upgrade.

    8. Click Yes.
    9. Choose Power > Power Control and click Forced System Reset.

      A dialog box is displayed.

    10. Click OK.

      For details, see HUAWEI Rack Server Upgrade Guide (iBMC).

  • Upgrade firmware using the iBMC WebUI.
    1. Obtain the upgrade package from http://e.huawei.com/en/.
    2. Log in to the iBMC WebUI and choose System > Firmware Upgrade.

      The Firmware Upgrade page is displayed.

    3. In the Firmware Upgrade area, click Browse and select the local directory for storing the upgrade package.

      For example, for fan module firmware V207, the upgrade package generated after decompression is Fan_V207.hpm.

    4. Click Open.
    5. The Firmware Upgrade page is displayed.
    6. Select Immediately restart automatically.
    7. Click Start Update.
    8. Click Yes.

      For details, see HUAWEI Server Firmware Upgrade Guide.

  • Upgrade the BIOS, CPLD, and iBMC using the FusionServer Tools uMate.
    1. Log in to http://e.huawei.com/en/, choose Support > Server > Server Management Software > FusionServer Tools, and download the uMate package of the latest version.
      uMate package:
      • Linux: FusionSever Tools-uMate-Linux-Vxx.tar.gz
      • Windows: FusionSever Tools-uMate-Win-Vxx.zip
      NOTE:

      The latest FusionServer Tools usually contains the latest uMate package. If not, click an earlier FusionServer Tools version.

    2. On the uMate main window, click Firmware Upgrade, enter server information, and click Next to start discovering servers.
    3. On the Select Upgrade Device Type page, select Upgrade by iBMC.
    4. Click Select and select an upgrade package.
    5. Select the server to be upgraded and click Next.

      For details, see FusionServer Tools V2R2 uMate User Guide.

  • Burn an upgrade package on the OS.

    Download the firmware upgrade package to the local PC, decompress it to the root directory, and program the firmware on the OS. For example, an upgrade package for RAID controller card firmware is FusionServer-RAID card-FW-V101.zip.

    For details, see HUAWEI Server Firmware Upgrade Guide.

Upgrading Drivers

If the existing driver versions on a server are not those specified in the Driver Version Mapping, install drivers of the required versions. Otherwise, the server may operate abnormally. Obtain the required driver installation package from Huawei Server Compatibility Checker. For example, the V304 driver package for Windows is FusionServer iDriver-Windows-Driver-V304.zip.

The driver upgrade procedure varies according to the OS type and version. For details, see HUAWEI Server OS Installation Guide.

Supported OSs

To query the OS versions supported by the server, use the Huawei Server Compatibility Checker.

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Updated: 2018-11-26

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