Updating, upgrading, and migrating your HMC machine code
Updates and upgrades are periodically released for the HMC to add new functionality and to improve existing features. Learn more about the differences between updating, upgrading, and migrating your HMC machine code. Also learn how to perform an HMC machine code update, upgrade, or migration.
- Updating HMC code
- Applies maintenance to an existing HMC level
Does not require that you perform the Save upgrade data task
- Upgrading HMC code
- Replaces HMC software with a new release or fix level of the same
Requires that you boot from recovery media
- Migrating HMC code
- Moves HMC data from one HMC version to another
A migration is a type of upgrade.