StorSimple 5000/7000 Series: Software Update (Software Version 2.1.1.548) Now Available

A new software update for StorSimple 5000 and 7000 series appliances, version 2.1.1.548 is now available for download. Release notes and issues addressed in this patch: Appliance Patch Release Notes v2.1.1 (2.1.1.548-B67) Software Patch Upgrade Guide: Software Patch Upgrade Guide v2.1.1.548 New version of SSDPC is released with this version The following enhancements were introduced in…

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StorSimple 5000/7000 Series: Critical Update (Software Version 2.1.1.518) Now Available

A new critical update for StorSimple 5000 and 7000 series appliances, version 2.1.1.518 is now available for download. Release notes and issues addressed in this patch: Appliance Patch Release Notes v2.1.1 (2.1.1.518-B58) Software Patch Upgrade Guide: Software Patch Upgrade Guide v2.1.1.518 No new version of SSDPC is released with this version. This release mitigates the NVRAM memory…

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StorSimple 8000 Series Not Vulnerable to Leap Second Addition

StorSimple 8000 series devices use Windows Time Service working as an NTP client. The Windows Time service does not indicate the value of the Leap Indicator when the Windows Time service receives a packet that includes a leap second. (The Leap Indicator indicates whether an impending leap second is to be inserted or deleted in…

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StorSimple 5000/7000 Series: Critical Update (Software Version 2.1.1.500) Now Available

A new critical update for StorSimple 5000 and 7000 series appliances, version 2.1.1.500  is now available for download. Release notes and issues that this patch addresses : Appliance Patch Release Notes v2.1.1 (2.1.1.500-B52) Software Patch Upgrade guide: StorSimple Software Patch Upgrade Guide v2.1.1.500.pdf or SoftwarePatch Upgrade Guide v2.1.1.500 SSDPC corresponding to FP 7.5 (2.1.1.500) is…


StorSimple 7000/8000 series not vulnerable to GHOST glibc (CVE-2015-0235)

Microsoft has been notified of a critical vulnerability in the glibc library shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. We have analyzed the  impact on StorSimple 7000 and 8000 series devices, and we have determined that they are not vulnerable to attack. For more information about the  GHOST glibc vulnerability, go to CVE-2015-0235.

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StorSimple 5000/7000 Series: Software Version 2.1.1.486 is Now Available

A new software version for StorSimple 5000 and 7000 series appliances, version 2.1.1.486, is now available for download. Guide to installing the upgrade, including download links: Software Patch Upgrade Guide v2.1.1.486. StorSimple Data Protection Console (SSDPC) version 2.1.1.486 is now available here: Online Help – Software Downloads.   Release notes and a list of issues addressed…

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StorSimple 7000 Series: Support Statement

StorSimple continues to offer its popular industry-leading hybrid cloud storage appliances, the StorSimple 7000 series, which allow customers to manage data growth, simplify storage management and experience the benefits of cloud storage in a smaller capacity configuration. Microsoft is committed to providing fixes for any security-related vulnerability in the 7000 series, and will continue to…

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StorSimple 8000 Series: New Update Available for 8100 and 8600 Appliances

A new update has been released for the StorSimple 8100 and 8600 appliance models. It is highly recommended that customers apply this update to their 8000 series appliances at the earliest opportunity. Instructions for how to update your appliance are available here: StorSimple Administrator’s Guide – Install Updates and Hotfixes. A list of issues fixed…

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StorSimple 5000/7000 Series: End of Support for Software Version 2.0.1

Software version 2.0.1 for StorSimple appliances reached its End of Support on June 30, 2013. If your StorSimple appliance is running any of the software versions listed below, please contact StorSimple Support as soon as possible. There are a number of known issues with these versions that have been fixed in the current software release (2.1.1)….

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StorSimple 5000/7000 Series: Advisory: Disaster Recovery (DR) for appliances running software versions 2.1.1.454 through 2.1.1.478

Customers must engage the support team in order to execute Disaster Recovery (DR) on any StorSimple appliance running a software version between v2.1.1.454 and v2.1.1.478. With these software versions, there is a possibility that the DR process may not complete properly if there is a cloud connectivity issue. To avoid any potential for an incomplete DR…

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