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Supported Storage Products in IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.x and IBM Storage Insights

Detailed System Requirements


Abstract

Storage system support with IBM Storage Insights and IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.0 and higher.

Content

Supported storage systems:


IBM Storage

  Storage System

  Minimum Required Firmware or Software

IBM Cloud Object Storage

3.7.3.2

IBM FlashSystem 840
IBM FlashSystem 900

1.5

IBM FlashSystem A9000
IBM FlashSystem A9000R

12.0.1

IBM FlashSystem 5000 
IBM FlashSystem 5100
IBM FlashSystem 5200
IBM FlashSystem 7200

IBM FlashSystem 7300
IBM FlashSystem 9100
IBM FlashSystem 9200
IBM FlashSystem 9500

IBM FlashSystem V840
IBM FlashSystem V9000

5000, 5100, 5200:  8.3
7200:  8.3
7300:  8.5
9100:  8.2
9200:  8.3
9500:  8.5
V840:  7.7
V9000:  7.7

IBM SAN Volume Controller

7.7

IBM Spectrum Accelerate

11.5

IBM Spectrum Scale

5.1

IBM Spectrum Virtualize as Software

7.8

IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud

8.3.0

IBM Storwize family
V3500
V3700
V5000
V7000

7.7

IBM System Storage: DS8000 series
8700
8800
8870
8880 family
8900F family

8700, 8800:  R6.3
8870:  R7.5 SP10
8880:  R8.1
8900F:  R9.0

IBM System Storage: DCS
DCS3860
DCS3700

* Supported in IBM Spectrum Control only.
Check the documentation from the provider to determine the supported firmware levels.
You must use the supported firmware levels.  Using firmware levels that are not supported might impact hardware availability.

IBM XIV
IBM XIV Gen3

IBM XIV:  10.2.4
IBM XIV Gen3:  11.6.2
Last Updated:  23 February 2022


* Tip: Unless otherwise stated, newer firmware levels are also supported. Go to the page for a specific storage system for more details.


 


Non-IBM Storage


Important Notes:  

  • Review Key concepts for IBM Spectrum Control support of non-IBM storage.
  • You can monitor the following non-IBM storage with IBM Spectrum Control or IBM Storage Insights Pro.
  • To monitor non-IBM storage, you must add them as storage systems in IBM Spectrum Control or IBM Storage Insights Pro.
  • Monitoring non-IBM software-defined storage is not supported.  

Dell EMC supported devices

The following devices are supported. For more detail about the supported devices, and provider levels for the devices, see the Dell EMC details page.

Resource

Provider

Dell EMC Unity
Dell EMC Unity Hybrid 
Dell EMC Unity All Flash 
N/A

VMAX Products
VMAX3 Series
VMAX2 Series
VMAX

EMC Solutions Enabler

VNX Products

VMAX2 Series
VMAX1 Series

EMC SMI-S Provider and Solutions Enabler

VNXe Products

EMC VNXe Operating Environment (OE)
Last Updated:  26 February 2020

Hitachi Data Systems supported devices

The following devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the Hitachi Data Systems details page.

Resource
Software or Provider

VSP
 

Hitachi Command Suite
VSP (F Series)
Hitachi Device Manager
Last Updated:  19 August 2020

Huawei devices

Huawei devices are not supported in IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.0 or higher and are not supported in IBM Storage Insights.

HP/3PAR supported devices

The following HP/3PAR devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the HP/3PAR details page.

Supported in IBM Spectrum Control only.

Resource
Minimum Required Provider

3PAR

InForm Operating System
Last Updated:  20 August 2020

Lenovo supported devices

The following devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the Lenovo details page.

Resource
Minimum Required Firmware

Lenovo Storage V3700 V2
Lenovo Storage V3700 V2 XP
Lenovo Storage V5030

7.6

Storwize V3500 for Lenovo
Storwize V3700 for Lenovo
Storwize V5000 for Lenovo
Storwize V7000 for Lenovo

7.2
Last Updated:  27 February 2018

NetApp supported devices

The following devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the NetApp details page.

Resource
Minimum Required data source
All Flash FAS (AFF) Array
FAS Hybrid-Flash Array
Data ONTAP 9
Last Updated:  19 August 2020

Pure Storage devices

The following devices are supported. For detail about the supported provider levels for the devices, see the Pure Storage details page.

Resource
Pure FlashArray//M
 

Pure FlashArray//X
 

Last Updated:  20 May 2020


 

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Document Information

Modified date:
30 November 2022

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