WD Sentinel DX4200 Release Notes for 01.00.35.53

WD Sentinel DX4200
Release Notes for 01.00.35.53
These release notes provide information on the WD Sentinel
DX4200 Storage Server
Information on the software is below:
Software Release:
 Software Version 01.00.35.53 – October 15, 2014
 Software Version 01.00.32.50 – Initial Release
 Software Installation Procedure
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Software Version 01.00.35.53
Features Updates and Issues Resolves:
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Upgrade to WDStorCentral User Interface without any impact on system operability
The following components are updated during this software update:
WDStorCentral - 1.0.0.64
Software Version 01.00.32.50 – Initial Release
 WD Software Component and Version numbers:
WDStorCentral - 1.0.0.62
LpcDriverSetup - 2.0.0.48
SetupWizard - 1.0.0.27
WDAlertProvider - 1.0.0.6
WDLcdServiceSetup - 1.0.0.13
WDSMbusDriverSetup - 2.0.0.46
WDStorProvider - 1.0.0.28
WDSystemConfigSetup - 2.0.0.11
WDSystemHealthAlertMonitorSetup - 2.0.0.23
WDUpdateServiceSetup - 1.0.0.19
WDAlertProvider - 1.0.0.6
WDDriveList - 1.0.0.6
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Installing the Software Update
NOTE: WD recommends suspending all other activities on your WD Sentinel
DX4200 while performing the software upgrade
Software is an important part of your WD Sentinel Storage Server. WD continues to
improve the product by providing software updates to ensure system continue to
operate to the highest standards. Updating the software enables you to take
advantage of improvements to the operation and performance of your WD Sentinel
DX4200 Storage Server.
Important: Make sure the AC power adapter remains connected during
the software update. A power disruption during the update process can
corrupt the system software. Additionally, the Dashboard may shutdown
during this process.
To update the WD software: From WD Server
1. When an update is available for your WD Sentinel Storage Server, a message
Software Update Available will display on the LCD screen.
2. From WD StorCentral, select Settings.
3. Under Software Updates, select the Check for Updates button.
4. If new software is available, a window with the latest components will appear
5. Select Install Update and the new software components will download automatically
6. A Software Update message will appear with a request to reboot the server
7. Click Reboot to continue and the server will reboot
8. Upon completion of the reboot, the LCD will display SW Update Complete
To update the WD software: Using USB Drive
1. Download the Software Update file from WD Customer Support
(http://support.wdc.com) to a desire location on the PC.
2. Obtain a USB Drive (2GB or larger) and insert it into a USB port on the PC.
3. Copy the software update file on to the root directory of the USB Drive
4. Create a folder within the USB drive and extract the contents of the Software Update
zip file into the folder
5. Safely eject the USB Drive from the PC and insert it into one of the USB 3.0 port in
the rear of the WD Sentinel Storage Server
6. From WD StorCentral, select Settings.
7. Under Software Updates, select the Update from folder button.
8. Navigate to the folder containing the software components and select OK
9. A window requesting closure of WD StorCentral will appear. Select OK.
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10. The LCD will show “WD S/W update Installing…” and the desktop will show a
status bar
11. A Software Update message will appear with a request to reboot the server
12. Click Reboot to continue and the server will reboot
13. Upon completion of the reboot, the LCD will display SW Update Complete
Important product update notes:
1. Do not interrupt the software update process. Doing so may cause the
device to malfunction or render the unit unbootable.
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