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Support Information for SAN Volume Controller

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Abstract

With every SAN Volume Controller release, a collection of supported hardware and recommended software level pages are maintained and published to ensure your environment is running at an optimal level.

This page contains a series of links to these pages, by version, for all supported SAN Volume Controller releases in a single place for your convenience.

For each release, a cumulative list of Problems Resolved and New Features can be found in the latest code download document.

Content

See the Spectrum Virtualize Family of Products Upgrade Planning document for information about minimum and recommended PTF levels.

For information relating to supported upgrade paths, refer to the Concurrent Compatibility and Code Cross Reference for Spectrum Virtualize page.

IBM System Storage Interoperation Center provides attached equipment interoperability information.

To determine which drives and drive firmware levels are supported by your system, refer to the Supported Drive Types and Firmware Levels for IBM Spectrum Virtualize Family of Products page.

For information about the compatibility of code levels when using inter-system copy services see the Spectrum Virtualize Family of Products Inter-System Metro Mirror and Global Mirror Compatibility Cross Reference.

For information about which software levels can be used with each model of SAN Volume Controller node see the Hardware Interoperability Matrix for SAN Volume Controller Software Levels page.



SAN Volume Controller V8.5.0

V8.5.0 Configuration Limits and Restrictions for IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller

Spectrum Virtualize Release Note for v8.5.0

V8.5.0 product documentation



SAN Volume Controller V8.4.2

V8.4.2 Configuration Limits and Restrictions for IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller

Spectrum Virtualize Release Note for v8.4.2

V8.4.2 product documentation



SAN Volume Controller V8.4.1

V8.4.1 Configuration Limits and Restrictions for IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller

Spectrum Virtualize Release Note for v8.4.1

V8.4.1 product documentation



SAN Volume Controller V8.4

V8.4.0 Configuration Limits and Restrictions for IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller

Spectrum Virtualize Release Note for v8.4

V8.4 product documentation



SAN Volume Controller V8.3

V8.3.1 - IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller Configuration Limits and Restrictions
Spectrum Virtualize Release Note for v8.3.1

V8.3 - IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller Configuration Limits and Restrictions
Spectrum Virtualize Release Note for v8.3

V8.3 product documentation



SAN Volume Controller V8.2

V8.2.1 - IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller Configuration Limits and Restrictions
Spectrum Virtualize Release Note for v8.2.1

V8.2 product documentation



SAN Volume Controller V8.1 (End of Service: 31 December 2020)


SAN Volume Controller V7.8

V7.8 - IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller Configuration Limits and Restrictions
Spectrum Virtualize Release Note for v7.8

V7.8 product documentation



SAN Volume Controller V7.7.x (End of Service: 30 September 2019)


SAN Volume Controller V7.6.x (End of Service: 30 April 2019)


SAN Volume Controller V7.5 (End of Service: 30 December 2018)


SAN Volume Controller V7.4 (End of Service: 27 April 2018)


SAN Volume Controller V7.3 (End of Service: 29 September 2017)


SAN Volume Controller V7.2 (End of Service: 28 April 2017)


SAN Volume Controller V7.1 (End of Service: 28 April 2017)


SAN Volume Controller V6.4 (End of Service: 30 September 2015)


SAN Volume Controller V6.3 (End of Service: 30 April 2015)


SAN Volume Controller V6.2 (End of Service: 30 September 2014)


SAN Volume Controller V6.1 (End of Service: 30 April 2014)


SAN Volume Controller V5.1 (End of Service: 30 April 2014)


SAN Volume Controller V4.3 (End of Service: 30 April 2012)


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Document Information

Modified date:
04 May 2022

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