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IBM Storwize V7000 Upgrade Procedure

Looking for info on the Lenovo branded V7000 Storwize? See this post. IBM Storwize V7000 Upgrade Procedure
I Recently upgraded the firmware on two V7000 Storwize systems. Both went smoothly by using the GUI manager. While one node is being upgraded the other takes over control so there is no downtime. However, there might be a possible performance decrease during the upgrade. After the upgrade I've noticed the error logs are no longer being filled with software errors; which I knew the new firmware was to fix.

Storwize V7000
Download the following files from the www.ibm.com/support website: The latest IBM Storwize V7000 code level(firmware). The latest IBM Storwize V7000 Upgrade Test Utility.

The V7000 Upgrade Test Utility can be used to check for known issues which may cause problems during a Storwize V7000 software upgrade.
From the Storwize V7000 Gui Manager: 1. Go to the Configuration>Advanced panel in the GUI 2. Select Upgrade Software 3. Press the Launch Upg…