Modular Smart Array 1500cs
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device
Hewlett Packard Company
05 Jul 2005

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  NetWare® 6.5

Product Description
The HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Array (MSA) 1500 cs is a Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) attached 2U controller shelf that connects to HP StorageWorks Serial ATA (SATA) and/or SCSI disk enclosures providing customers with a flexible low-cost, high capacity storage solution. The MSA1500 cs has been designed as a hardware foundation for future solutions to ensure maximum investment protection. The MSA1500 cs is perfect for those customers looking for less expensive storage solutions using HP SATA enclosures to store data that doesn't require a high degree of I/O performance and/or is viewed as non-mission critical to business operations. The MSA1500 cs with up to eight attached SATA enclosures can provide the customer with up to 24 TB (96 - 250 GB SATA disk drives) of native capacity. If the business needs enterprise class SCSI reliability then attach up to four SCSI enclosures for a native capacity of 16.8 TB (using 56 - 300 GB SCSI disks).

Primary Driver File(s):
CPQSHD.CDM  ( 116063 bytes   22-Mar-2004 02:02   2.02    )   
QL2300.HAM  ( 528816 bytes   08-Oct-2004 15:08   6.80g    )   

Driver Support File(s)
CPQSHD.DDI  ( 8566 bytes   22-Mar-2004 02:02   2.00)
QL2300.DDI  ( 29455 bytes   28-May-2004 13:21   2.06)

Storage Area Network
Product NameModular Smart Array 1500cs
Capacity:9.09 GB

Tested Configuration:
Hard Disk Drive:HP  MSA1000 , Interface: FibreChannel , Firmware: 4.94 , Capacity: 500. GB
Host Bus Adapter:HP  Compaq Smart Array 5i Controller , Interface: Ultra320 SCSI , Version: 2.36 , BIOS: 2.36
2 QLogic  QLA2340 64-Bit PCI-X to2-Gigabit Fibre Channel , Interface: FibreChannel , Version: 1.45 , BIOS: 1.45
System:HP  HP ProLiant™ DL360 G3
Test Kit:Diskkit 4.04.20 - 02-17-2005

Config Notes

The term YES CERTIFIED applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Hewlett Packard Company
SAN/CASL Laboratory
8000 Foothills Blvd. MS5785
Roseville , CA   95747