SANsurfer iSCSI HBA CLI Release Notes

SANsurfer iSCSI HBA CLI
Version:
1.00.39.07
HBA Support: QLA4010, QLA4010C, QLA4050C, and QLA4052C
OS Support:
Windows 2000 (IA32), Windows XP (IA32, x64), Windows Server 2003 (IA32, x64)
Solaris 8, 9, 10 (SPARC)
Solaris 10 (IA32, x64)
Red Hat Linux 2.1, 3.0, 4.0, SuSe Linux 8, 9, 10 (IA32)
SuSe Linux 9, 10 (x64)
Red Hat Linux 3.0, 4.0 (x64)
Table of Contents
1. Overview
2. Enhancements
3. Bug Fixes
4. Known Issues
5. Trademarks
6. Notices
7. Additional Information
8. Contacting Support
1. Overview
This document provides details of the modifications and/or enhancements made to QLogic’s SANsurfer iSCSI HBA CLI
application. The initial and prior release of SANsurfer iSCSI HBA CLI version 1.00.36.02 supported features for local
hosts include:
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Asset Management, which enables users to:
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View details about attached iSCSI HBAs.
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View details about iSCSI devices and LUNs connected to the iSCSI HBAs.
Configuration Management, which enables users to:
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Configure QLogic iSCSI HBAs.
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Configure connections to iSCSI targets.
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Display LUN properties.
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Update firmware.
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Update BIOS and ROM.
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Update BIOS Boot targets.
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Use comprehensive Restore Factory Defaults feature (405x).
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Use VLAN Configuration (405x).
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Use ZIO Configuration (405x).
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Perform iSCSI Boot configuration (disable, manual, DHCP for 405x).
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Statistics, which are available for each iSCSI HBA.
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Diagnostics, which enable users to ping a target to verify connectivity between HBA port and a target.
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Advanced Diagnostics, which enables users to perform:
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read/write buffer tests.
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internal loop back tests.
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external loop back tests.
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VPD (Vendor Private Data), which enables users to display Vendor Private Data.
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HBA State and Target Session Connection State Display:
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Displays QLogic iSCSI HBAs and displays their state.
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Displays target connections and displays their state.
Supported Cards: QLA4010, QLA4010C, QLA4050C, and QLA4052C.
2. Enhancements
This release of SANsurfer iSCSI HBA CLI version 1.0.39.07 includes the following additional features:
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Asset Management, which enables users to:
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Clone all or parts of pre-saved HBA configuration for HBA replacement, quick configuration duplication,
or to ensure consistent configurations.
Save Host configuration to text file.
Configuration Management, which enables users to:
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Install and Update driver (Windows only).
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Configure boot target iSCSI connection parameters when booted to the iSCSI target.
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Configure for optimal performance using new HBA firmware parameters and target connection
parameters.
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Display target configuration.
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Configure iSCSI name.
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Configure BIDI CHAP for targets.
3. Bug Fixes
N/A
4. Known Issues
After installing the drivers, you must restart the iscli to view HBAs, even if a message does not prompt you to reboot
the system.
For latest notes and known issues, please review the file Readme.txt distributed with the installation package or
Readme.txt located in the installation directory.
5. Trademarks
QLogic, the QLogic logo, QLA, SANsurfer, and SANblade are registered trademarks of QLogic Corporation. SANsurfer
Management Suite and SANtrack are trademarks of QLogic Corporation.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
SANavigator is a registered trademark of McData Corporation.
Silkworm is a registered trademark of Brocade Communications Systems Inc.
All other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
6. Notices
Information furnished in this document is believed to be accurate and reliable. However, QLogic Corporation assumes
no responsibility for its use, nor for any infringements of patents or other rights of third parties which may result from
its use. QLogic Corporation reserves the right to change product specifications at any time without notice. Applications
described in this document for any of these products are only for illustrative purposes. QLogic Corporation makes no
representation nor warranty that such applications are suitable for the specified use without further testing or
modification. QLogic Corporation assumes no responsibility for any errors that may appear in this document.
7. Additional Information
The following O/S versions were used during qualification:
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Windows 2000/SP4 Server and Advanced Server (SP4 released from Microsoft)
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Windows 2003 SP1 IA-32, x64 Server and Enterprise Server
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Windows XP IA-32, x64 Server and Enterprise Server
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Red Hat Linux AS 2.1/3.0/4.0 IA-32 versions
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Red Hat Linux AS 3.0/4.0 x64 versions
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SuSE Linux ES 8, 9 IA-32 versions
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SuSE Linux ES 9 x64 versions
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Solaris (SPARC) 9, 10
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Solaris (x86) 10
The following BIOS/driver versions were used during qualification:
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BIOS
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v1.11 QLA4010
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v1.08 QLA4052C/QLA4050C
FCODE
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v1.07 QLA4050C/QLA4052C
Driver
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Windows 2000,2003 SCSI Miniport ql4010.sys v2.1.3.3
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Windows 2003 STOR Miniport ql4010.sys v2.1.3.7
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Linux (SuSE 8.0, Red Hat 2.1, 3.0) qla4010.o v3.27
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Linux (SuSE 9.0) qla4010.o v5.00.07
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Solaris (SPARC) v4.04
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Solaris (IA-32,x64) v4.04
Firmware
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v3.0.0.16 QLA4010
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v2.0.0.38 QLA4052C/QLA4050C
The following HBAs were used during qualification:
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QLA4010
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QLA4010C
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QLA4052C
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QLA4050C
8. Contacting Support
Please feel free to contact your QLogic approved reseller or QLogic Technical Support at any phase of integration for
assistance. QLogic Technical Support can be reached by the following methods:
Web: http://support.qlogic.com
North America Contact Information
Email: support@qlogic.com
Phone: (952) 932-4040
Support contact information for other regions of the world is available at the QLogic website:
http://support.qlogic.com
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