Azure Modular Data Center 2102 OEM release notes

This article contains release and version information for Azure Modular Data Center.

Overview

This document describes the contents of Azure Modular Data Center first party updates for firmware and drivers. This update includes improvements and fixes for the latest release of Azure Modular Data Center. Below are the download links:

Baseline and document history

Release Date Description of changes
2008 10/13/2020 2.2.2010.5 OEM package updates
2102 04/07/2021 2.2.2102.16 OEM package updates

Azure Stack Hub node

Boot Drive Controller - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 2.5.13.3024 Initial solution version
Release version Driver version Changes
2102, 2008 1.2.0.1051 Initial solution version

Capacity Drive Controller - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 16.17.01.00 Initial solution version
Release version Driver version Changes
2102, 2008 2.51.25.02 Initial solution version

Chipset - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Driver version Changes
2102, 2008 10.1.9.2 Initial solution version

Dell uEFI Diagnostics - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Application version Changes
2102, 2008 4301A38 Initial solution version

GPU - AMD MI25 Plus - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 3.04/D0513400 Initial solution version

iDRAC - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102 4.40.00.00 - Fixed issues that caused RAC0182 iDRAC watchdog reboots.

- In compliance with STIG requirement: "network device must authenticate NTP."

- Fixed an issue that was not allowing iDRAC to display the network devices.

- NVIDIA A100 250W PCIe GPU support.

- Removal of Telnet and TLS 1.0 from web server.

- Added support for new job states in Redfish API.

- Next-gen iDRAC virtual console and virtual media (eHTML5).
2008 4.22.00.00 Initial solution version

Micron 5300 - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 D3MS402 Initial solution version

NIC - Azure Stack Hub - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 14.27.60.08 Initial solution version
Release version Driver version Changes
2102, 2008 2.40.22511.0 Initial solution version

PowerEdge R840 BIOS - Azure Stack Hub

Release version BIOS version Changes
2102 2.9.4 - Updated the "Processor and Memory Reference Code" for the second-generation Intel Xeon processor scalable family to IPU 2020.2.

- Removed the logical processor requirement for Monitor/MWait.
2008 2.8.2 Initial solution version

PowerEdge R840 CPLD - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 1.0.6 Initial solution version

Storage Backplane - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 4.35 Initial solution version

Storage Backplane Expander - Azure Stack Hub

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102 2.52 - Addressed an issue with select third-party utilities in which the LED Identify operation continued to blink after a planned drive replacement operation was completed.

- Addressed a firmware update issue that occurred when no hard drives were present.
2008 2.46 Initial solution version

HLH

Boot Drive Controller - HLH

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 2.5.13.3024 Initial solution version
Release version Driver version Changes
2102, 2008 1.2.0.1051 Initial solution version

Capacity Drive Controller - HLH

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102 25.5.8.0001 - Enhanced background initialization (BGI) and consistency check (CC) progress to reduce performance impact when progress is saved (checkpointed).
2008 25.5.7.0005 Initial solution version
Release version Driver version Changes
2102, 2008 2.51.25.02 Initial solution version

Chipset - HLH

Release version Driver version Changes
2102, 2008 10.1.9.2 Initial solution version

Dell uEFI Diagnostics - HLH

Release version Application version Changes
2102, 2008 4301A38 Initial solution version

iDRAC - HLH

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102 4.40.00.00 - Fixed issues that caused RAC0182 iDRAC watchdog reboots.

- In compliance with STIG requirement: "network device must authenticate NTP."

- Fixed an issue that was not allowing iDRAC to display the network devices.

- NVIDIA A100 250W PCIe GPU support.

- Removal of Telnet and TLS 1.0 from web server.

- Added support for new job states in Redfish API

- Next-gen iDRAC virtual console and virtual media (eHTML5)
2008 4.22.00.00 Initial solution version

NIC - HLH

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 19.5.12 Initial solution version
Release version Driver version Changes
2102, 2008 1.11.101.0 Initial solution version

PowerEdge R640 BIOS - HLH

Release version BIOS version Changes
2102 2.10.0 - Increased the 64-bit memory mapped I/O allocation size, used for PCIe resource management, from 64 GB to 256 GB per root port, to support Nvidia A100 GPU and other PCIe cards that request more than 64 GB of 64-bit PCIe memory.

- Updated the "Processor and Memory Reference Code" for the second-generation Intel Xeon processor scalable family to IPU 2020.2.

- Removed the logical processor requirement for Monitor/MWait.
2008 2.8.2 Initial solution version

PowerEdge R640 CPLD - HLH

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 9.0.6 Initial solution version

Storage Backplane - HLH

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 4.35 Initial solution version

Storage Backplane Expander - HLH

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102 2.52 - Addressed an issue with select 3rd party utilities in which the LED Identify operation continued to blink after a planned drive replacement operation was completed.

- Addressed a firmware update issue that occurred when no hard drives were present.
2008 2.46 Initial solution version

Infrastructure

Avocent MPU4032DAC KVM

Release version KVM FW version Changes
2102 2.8.3.25691 - Improved product security
2008 2.6.0.25542 Initial solution version

Geist N30030L PDU

Release version PDU FW version Changes
2102 i03-5_7_0-11112020 - Several new features via SSH and API, including ability to manage TLS certs.

- Fixes related to incorrect uptime, SNMP values freezing, and phase balance sum.
2008 i03-5_6_1-07092020 Initial solution version

Storage

Isilon Drive

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 1.33 Initial solution version

Isilon IA2000-E-10T-400G

Release version OS Patch version Changes
2102 9.1.0.3_GA-RUP_2021-01_PSP-664 - Most recent rollup package to go with 9.1 (January 2021). This patch addresses multiple userspace and kernel issues.
2008 8.2.2_GA-RUP_2020-07_PSP-40 Initial solution version
Release version OS version Changes
2102 9.1.0.0 Initial solution version
2008 8.2.2.0 Initial solution version

Isilon Node

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 10.3.3 Initial solution version

Switches

CISCO BMC - Cisco NX-OS

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102 9.3.6 Latest recommended Cisco security and bug fixes as of November 2020.
2008 9.3.3 Initial solution version

CISCO TOR - Cisco NX-OS

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102 9.3.6 Latest recommended Cisco security and bug fixes as of November 2020.
2008 9.3.3 Initial solution version

Firewall - Cisco Firepower 4115 ASA

Release version Application version Changes
2102 9.12.4.10 Latest recommended Cisco security and bug fixes as of December 2020.
2008 9.12.2.9 Initial solution version

Firewall - Cisco Firepower 4115 FX-OS

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102 9.2.6.1.214 Updated to match recommended ASA SW version (9.12.4.10)
2008 9.2.6.1.187 Initial solution version

Storage Backend - Dell S4148F Switch

Release version Firmware version Changes
2102, 2008 10.5.0.6.685 Initial solution version