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Brochures and Datasheets

Title
“Aborted Command” Errors During Online Upgrade of SFA OS
SFA OS 11.8.1, 11.8.2 affected. Upgrade to 11.8.3 when available. Workarounds provided in bulletin.
SFA OS
Background Verifies Mandatory for All SFA Platforms (SPT-TSB-0033)
Updated for declustered RAID versions of SFA OS (11.0.x and later)
DDN Support, Important Bulletins, SFA OS
ConnectX-6 Limitations with SFA on Mixed-Protocol Fabrics (SPT-TSB-0130)
Unsupported configurations can lose Infiniband connectivity to file system on embedded VMs. See configuration table.
Networking, SFA OS
Data Issue with HGST Ultrastar DC SS200 Drives on SFA OS 11.8.3 (SPT-TSB-0119)
Contact DDN Support if an affected drive model is installed in your storage system.
Drives, Important Bulletins, SFA OS
DDN Collect Tool Simplifies Diagnostic Data Collection on SFA Platforms (SPT-TSB-0107)
DDN Collect, SFA OS
Deregister SFA Nodes From DirectMon Before Upgrading To SFA OS 3.0.1.x ( 07/16 )
DirectMon, SFA OS, Storage Solutions
Dual Controller Replacements on SFA Systems with Self-Encrypting Drives (SPT-TSB-0131)
On SFA storage systems with self-encrypting drives (SEDs), ALWAYS engage DDN Engineering before concurrent replacement...
Drives, SFA OS
Hot-Plugging and Online Firmware Flashing Issues with SanDisk PM1733 NVMe SSDs (SPT-TSB-0113)
Affects storage arrays running SFA OS 11.8.2 and earlier. SFA OS patch release 11.8.2B fixes hot-plug issue now. Full resolution expected in 11.8.3.
Drives, SFA OS
Mandatory SFA Block Driver Update For Embedded File Systems ( 08/17 )
SFA OS
Securing SFA Storage Systems (SPT-TSB-0110)
It is the customer's responsibility to properly secure their SFA storage systems against unwanted intrusion or malicious attack.
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS “Aborted Command” Errors on Controller Restart (SPT-TSB-0114)
SFA OS 11.8.1, 11.8.2 affected. Upgrade to 11.8.3 when available. Workarounds provided in bulletin.
SFA OS
SFA OS “Show Controller Log” Command Can Trigger Controller Faults ( 09/13 )
SFA OS
SFA OS 11.5.x Can Generate Excessively Large Diagnostic Files (SPT-TSB-0103 4/2020)
SFA OS
SFA OS 11.8.0 Data Miscompare During Drive Rebuild (SPT-TSB-0106)
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS 11.x Declustered RAID Requires 4K Native Sector Drives ( 05/18 )
SFA OS, SFA14K Platform
SFA OS 3.0.1.5 (Foundation) Firmware Release ( 07/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS 3.1.0.1 (Bova) Now Supports More Versions Of GRIDScaler And EXAScaler ( 02/17 )
EXAScaler, GRIDScaler, SFA OS, Storage Solutions
SFA OS 3.1.2 (Powersat) Fixes Issue With Unnecessary Auto Write Locks ( 06/17 )
SFA OS
SFA OS DIF Issue On 4 KB Native Sector Drives ( 11/15 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Enabling DIF During Host I/O ( 06/14 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Format Errors In Pools Created With GUI ( 06/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Insecure Static Keys And Update Imaging Process ( 07/16 )
Security Alerts, SFA OS
SFA OS Mandatory Upgrades Fix Shellshock BASH Bug ( 10/14 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Pausing Rebuilds During Host IO Triggers Bad Block Errors ( 10/16 )
SFA OS, SFA Platforms, SFA10K Platform, SFA12K Platform, SFA7700 Platform
SFA OS Resolution of OpenSSL Squeez Security Vulnerability ( 03/15 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Shutdown Abrupt Command Can Put Data At Risk ( 07/17 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Synchronization Issue with Authentication Keys for SEDs (SPT-TSB-0109)
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS Temperature Monitoring And Messages ( 10/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Upgrade Path Requirement for Version 1.4.3 or 1.5.0 ( 05/12 )
SFA OS
SFA12K SFA14K Spontaneous Controller Reboots With InfiniBand OFED 3.1 Driver ( 12/16 )
SFA OS, SFA Platforms, SFA12K Platform, SFA14K Platform
Systemd Silencer Kit Prevents SFA Shutdown and Restart Failures
Install the silencer kit immediately on affected SFA storage platforms.
SFA OS, SFA200NV Platform, SFA400NV Platform, SFA7990 Platform
Upgrades Suspended to SFA OS 11.8.3 (SPT-TSB-0118)
Upgrade process may hang unrecoverably during flashing of BMC/BIOS/other component firmware. No risk to existing...
SFA OS

SOLUTION BRIEFS

Title
“Aborted Command” Errors During Online Upgrade of SFA OS
SFA OS 11.8.1, 11.8.2 affected. Upgrade to 11.8.3 when available. Workarounds provided in bulletin.
SFA OS
Background Verifies Mandatory for All SFA Platforms (SPT-TSB-0033)
Updated for declustered RAID versions of SFA OS (11.0.x and later)
DDN Support, Important Bulletins, SFA OS
ConnectX-6 Limitations with SFA on Mixed-Protocol Fabrics (SPT-TSB-0130)
Unsupported configurations can lose Infiniband connectivity to file system on embedded VMs. See configuration table.
Networking, SFA OS
Data Issue with HGST Ultrastar DC SS200 Drives on SFA OS 11.8.3 (SPT-TSB-0119)
Contact DDN Support if an affected drive model is installed in your storage system.
Drives, Important Bulletins, SFA OS
DDN Collect Tool Simplifies Diagnostic Data Collection on SFA Platforms (SPT-TSB-0107)
DDN Collect, SFA OS
Deregister SFA Nodes From DirectMon Before Upgrading To SFA OS 3.0.1.x ( 07/16 )
DirectMon, SFA OS, Storage Solutions
Dual Controller Replacements on SFA Systems with Self-Encrypting Drives (SPT-TSB-0131)
On SFA storage systems with self-encrypting drives (SEDs), ALWAYS engage DDN Engineering before concurrent replacement...
Drives, SFA OS
Hot-Plugging and Online Firmware Flashing Issues with SanDisk PM1733 NVMe SSDs (SPT-TSB-0113)
Affects storage arrays running SFA OS 11.8.2 and earlier. SFA OS patch release 11.8.2B fixes hot-plug issue now. Full resolution expected in 11.8.3.
Drives, SFA OS
Mandatory SFA Block Driver Update For Embedded File Systems ( 08/17 )
SFA OS
Securing SFA Storage Systems (SPT-TSB-0110)
It is the customer's responsibility to properly secure their SFA storage systems against unwanted intrusion or malicious attack.
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS “Aborted Command” Errors on Controller Restart (SPT-TSB-0114)
SFA OS 11.8.1, 11.8.2 affected. Upgrade to 11.8.3 when available. Workarounds provided in bulletin.
SFA OS
SFA OS “Show Controller Log” Command Can Trigger Controller Faults ( 09/13 )
SFA OS
SFA OS 11.5.x Can Generate Excessively Large Diagnostic Files (SPT-TSB-0103 4/2020)
SFA OS
SFA OS 11.8.0 Data Miscompare During Drive Rebuild (SPT-TSB-0106)
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS 11.x Declustered RAID Requires 4K Native Sector Drives ( 05/18 )
SFA OS, SFA14K Platform
SFA OS 3.0.1.5 (Foundation) Firmware Release ( 07/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS 3.1.0.1 (Bova) Now Supports More Versions Of GRIDScaler And EXAScaler ( 02/17 )
EXAScaler, GRIDScaler, SFA OS, Storage Solutions
SFA OS 3.1.2 (Powersat) Fixes Issue With Unnecessary Auto Write Locks ( 06/17 )
SFA OS
SFA OS DIF Issue On 4 KB Native Sector Drives ( 11/15 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Enabling DIF During Host I/O ( 06/14 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Format Errors In Pools Created With GUI ( 06/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Insecure Static Keys And Update Imaging Process ( 07/16 )
Security Alerts, SFA OS
SFA OS Mandatory Upgrades Fix Shellshock BASH Bug ( 10/14 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Pausing Rebuilds During Host IO Triggers Bad Block Errors ( 10/16 )
SFA OS, SFA Platforms, SFA10K Platform, SFA12K Platform, SFA7700 Platform
SFA OS Resolution of OpenSSL Squeez Security Vulnerability ( 03/15 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Shutdown Abrupt Command Can Put Data At Risk ( 07/17 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Synchronization Issue with Authentication Keys for SEDs (SPT-TSB-0109)
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS Temperature Monitoring And Messages ( 10/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Upgrade Path Requirement for Version 1.4.3 or 1.5.0 ( 05/12 )
SFA OS
SFA12K SFA14K Spontaneous Controller Reboots With InfiniBand OFED 3.1 Driver ( 12/16 )
SFA OS, SFA Platforms, SFA12K Platform, SFA14K Platform
Systemd Silencer Kit Prevents SFA Shutdown and Restart Failures
Install the silencer kit immediately on affected SFA storage platforms.
SFA OS, SFA200NV Platform, SFA400NV Platform, SFA7990 Platform
Upgrades Suspended to SFA OS 11.8.3 (SPT-TSB-0118)
Upgrade process may hang unrecoverably during flashing of BMC/BIOS/other component firmware. No risk to existing...
SFA OS

SUCCESS STORIES

Title
“Aborted Command” Errors During Online Upgrade of SFA OS
SFA OS 11.8.1, 11.8.2 affected. Upgrade to 11.8.3 when available. Workarounds provided in bulletin.
SFA OS
Background Verifies Mandatory for All SFA Platforms (SPT-TSB-0033)
Updated for declustered RAID versions of SFA OS (11.0.x and later)
DDN Support, Important Bulletins, SFA OS
ConnectX-6 Limitations with SFA on Mixed-Protocol Fabrics (SPT-TSB-0130)
Unsupported configurations can lose Infiniband connectivity to file system on embedded VMs. See configuration table.
Networking, SFA OS
Data Issue with HGST Ultrastar DC SS200 Drives on SFA OS 11.8.3 (SPT-TSB-0119)
Contact DDN Support if an affected drive model is installed in your storage system.
Drives, Important Bulletins, SFA OS
DDN Collect Tool Simplifies Diagnostic Data Collection on SFA Platforms (SPT-TSB-0107)
DDN Collect, SFA OS
Deregister SFA Nodes From DirectMon Before Upgrading To SFA OS 3.0.1.x ( 07/16 )
DirectMon, SFA OS, Storage Solutions
Dual Controller Replacements on SFA Systems with Self-Encrypting Drives (SPT-TSB-0131)
On SFA storage systems with self-encrypting drives (SEDs), ALWAYS engage DDN Engineering before concurrent replacement...
Drives, SFA OS
Hot-Plugging and Online Firmware Flashing Issues with SanDisk PM1733 NVMe SSDs (SPT-TSB-0113)
Affects storage arrays running SFA OS 11.8.2 and earlier. SFA OS patch release 11.8.2B fixes hot-plug issue now. Full resolution expected in 11.8.3.
Drives, SFA OS
Mandatory SFA Block Driver Update For Embedded File Systems ( 08/17 )
SFA OS
Securing SFA Storage Systems (SPT-TSB-0110)
It is the customer's responsibility to properly secure their SFA storage systems against unwanted intrusion or malicious attack.
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS “Aborted Command” Errors on Controller Restart (SPT-TSB-0114)
SFA OS 11.8.1, 11.8.2 affected. Upgrade to 11.8.3 when available. Workarounds provided in bulletin.
SFA OS
SFA OS “Show Controller Log” Command Can Trigger Controller Faults ( 09/13 )
SFA OS
SFA OS 11.5.x Can Generate Excessively Large Diagnostic Files (SPT-TSB-0103 4/2020)
SFA OS
SFA OS 11.8.0 Data Miscompare During Drive Rebuild (SPT-TSB-0106)
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS 11.x Declustered RAID Requires 4K Native Sector Drives ( 05/18 )
SFA OS, SFA14K Platform
SFA OS 3.0.1.5 (Foundation) Firmware Release ( 07/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS 3.1.0.1 (Bova) Now Supports More Versions Of GRIDScaler And EXAScaler ( 02/17 )
EXAScaler, GRIDScaler, SFA OS, Storage Solutions
SFA OS 3.1.2 (Powersat) Fixes Issue With Unnecessary Auto Write Locks ( 06/17 )
SFA OS
SFA OS DIF Issue On 4 KB Native Sector Drives ( 11/15 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Enabling DIF During Host I/O ( 06/14 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Format Errors In Pools Created With GUI ( 06/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Insecure Static Keys And Update Imaging Process ( 07/16 )
Security Alerts, SFA OS
SFA OS Mandatory Upgrades Fix Shellshock BASH Bug ( 10/14 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Pausing Rebuilds During Host IO Triggers Bad Block Errors ( 10/16 )
SFA OS, SFA Platforms, SFA10K Platform, SFA12K Platform, SFA7700 Platform
SFA OS Resolution of OpenSSL Squeez Security Vulnerability ( 03/15 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Shutdown Abrupt Command Can Put Data At Risk ( 07/17 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Synchronization Issue with Authentication Keys for SEDs (SPT-TSB-0109)
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS Temperature Monitoring And Messages ( 10/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Upgrade Path Requirement for Version 1.4.3 or 1.5.0 ( 05/12 )
SFA OS
SFA12K SFA14K Spontaneous Controller Reboots With InfiniBand OFED 3.1 Driver ( 12/16 )
SFA OS, SFA Platforms, SFA12K Platform, SFA14K Platform
Systemd Silencer Kit Prevents SFA Shutdown and Restart Failures
Install the silencer kit immediately on affected SFA storage platforms.
SFA OS, SFA200NV Platform, SFA400NV Platform, SFA7990 Platform
Upgrades Suspended to SFA OS 11.8.3 (SPT-TSB-0118)
Upgrade process may hang unrecoverably during flashing of BMC/BIOS/other component firmware. No risk to existing...
SFA OS

WHITEPAPERS

Title
“Aborted Command” Errors During Online Upgrade of SFA OS
SFA OS 11.8.1, 11.8.2 affected. Upgrade to 11.8.3 when available. Workarounds provided in bulletin.
SFA OS
Background Verifies Mandatory for All SFA Platforms (SPT-TSB-0033)
Updated for declustered RAID versions of SFA OS (11.0.x and later)
DDN Support, Important Bulletins, SFA OS
ConnectX-6 Limitations with SFA on Mixed-Protocol Fabrics (SPT-TSB-0130)
Unsupported configurations can lose Infiniband connectivity to file system on embedded VMs. See configuration table.
Networking, SFA OS
Data Issue with HGST Ultrastar DC SS200 Drives on SFA OS 11.8.3 (SPT-TSB-0119)
Contact DDN Support if an affected drive model is installed in your storage system.
Drives, Important Bulletins, SFA OS
DDN Collect Tool Simplifies Diagnostic Data Collection on SFA Platforms (SPT-TSB-0107)
DDN Collect, SFA OS
Deregister SFA Nodes From DirectMon Before Upgrading To SFA OS 3.0.1.x ( 07/16 )
DirectMon, SFA OS, Storage Solutions
Dual Controller Replacements on SFA Systems with Self-Encrypting Drives (SPT-TSB-0131)
On SFA storage systems with self-encrypting drives (SEDs), ALWAYS engage DDN Engineering before concurrent replacement...
Drives, SFA OS
Hot-Plugging and Online Firmware Flashing Issues with SanDisk PM1733 NVMe SSDs (SPT-TSB-0113)
Affects storage arrays running SFA OS 11.8.2 and earlier. SFA OS patch release 11.8.2B fixes hot-plug issue now. Full resolution expected in 11.8.3.
Drives, SFA OS
Mandatory SFA Block Driver Update For Embedded File Systems ( 08/17 )
SFA OS
Securing SFA Storage Systems (SPT-TSB-0110)
It is the customer's responsibility to properly secure their SFA storage systems against unwanted intrusion or malicious attack.
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS “Aborted Command” Errors on Controller Restart (SPT-TSB-0114)
SFA OS 11.8.1, 11.8.2 affected. Upgrade to 11.8.3 when available. Workarounds provided in bulletin.
SFA OS
SFA OS “Show Controller Log” Command Can Trigger Controller Faults ( 09/13 )
SFA OS
SFA OS 11.5.x Can Generate Excessively Large Diagnostic Files (SPT-TSB-0103 4/2020)
SFA OS
SFA OS 11.8.0 Data Miscompare During Drive Rebuild (SPT-TSB-0106)
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS 11.x Declustered RAID Requires 4K Native Sector Drives ( 05/18 )
SFA OS, SFA14K Platform
SFA OS 3.0.1.5 (Foundation) Firmware Release ( 07/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS 3.1.0.1 (Bova) Now Supports More Versions Of GRIDScaler And EXAScaler ( 02/17 )
EXAScaler, GRIDScaler, SFA OS, Storage Solutions
SFA OS 3.1.2 (Powersat) Fixes Issue With Unnecessary Auto Write Locks ( 06/17 )
SFA OS
SFA OS DIF Issue On 4 KB Native Sector Drives ( 11/15 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Enabling DIF During Host I/O ( 06/14 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Format Errors In Pools Created With GUI ( 06/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Insecure Static Keys And Update Imaging Process ( 07/16 )
Security Alerts, SFA OS
SFA OS Mandatory Upgrades Fix Shellshock BASH Bug ( 10/14 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Pausing Rebuilds During Host IO Triggers Bad Block Errors ( 10/16 )
SFA OS, SFA Platforms, SFA10K Platform, SFA12K Platform, SFA7700 Platform
SFA OS Resolution of OpenSSL Squeez Security Vulnerability ( 03/15 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Shutdown Abrupt Command Can Put Data At Risk ( 07/17 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Synchronization Issue with Authentication Keys for SEDs (SPT-TSB-0109)
Important Bulletins, SFA OS
SFA OS Temperature Monitoring And Messages ( 10/16 )
SFA OS
SFA OS Upgrade Path Requirement for Version 1.4.3 or 1.5.0 ( 05/12 )
SFA OS
SFA12K SFA14K Spontaneous Controller Reboots With InfiniBand OFED 3.1 Driver ( 12/16 )
SFA OS, SFA Platforms, SFA12K Platform, SFA14K Platform
Systemd Silencer Kit Prevents SFA Shutdown and Restart Failures
Install the silencer kit immediately on affected SFA storage platforms.
SFA OS, SFA200NV Platform, SFA400NV Platform, SFA7990 Platform
Upgrades Suspended to SFA OS 11.8.3 (SPT-TSB-0118)
Upgrade process may hang unrecoverably during flashing of BMC/BIOS/other component firmware. No risk to existing...
SFA OS

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