Modular Smart Array 1500
Storage Area Network (SAN) Device
Hewlett Packard Company
20 Jul 2006

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):
File Name: QL2X00.HAMFile Version: 6.90d
File Date: 13-Sep-2005File Size: 631860
Checksum: -1
File URL:
File Name: CPQSHD.CDMFile Version: 2.06
File Date: 07-Nov-2005File Size: 116425
Checksum: -1
File URL:

Driver Support File(s)
File Name: QL2X00.DDIFile Version: 2.08
File Date: 26-Aug-2005File Size: 29641
Checksum: -1
File URL:
File Name: CPQSHD.DDIFile Version: 2.06
File Date: 07-Nov-2005File Size: 8667
Checksum: -1
File URL:

Storage Area Network
Product NameModular Smart Array 1500
Capacity:34.727 GB

Tested Configuration:
Hard Disk Drive:HP  MSA1000 VOLUME , Interface: FibreChannel , Firmware: 686 , Capacity: 29.996 GB
Host Bus Adapter:2 QLogic  QLA2340/QLA2342 , Interface: FibreChannel , Version: 3.03 , BIOS: 1.45
Test Kit:Diskkit 4.05.01 - 02-17-2006

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
Industry Standard Server Division
20555 SH249
Houston , TX   77070