BMC 5.54 firmware update available for 2900, 4900 and 6900 ftServer systems with Linux®/ESXi OS

 

Summary

This alert announces the availability of BMC firmware Rev 5.54 for ftServer models 2900, 4900, and 6900. This BMC version has the fixes described in the issue section.

 

Sites Affected

ftServer models 2900, 4900, and 6900 (Aquarius platform) running with:

AUL Release 11.1.8.x for Linux® OS
AUL Release 6.7.3.x for VMware ESXi OS

 

Issue

The following issues and enhancements are addressed in this BMC Firmware Revision 5.54.

* FIXED ISSUES from BMC Rev 5.36 to 5.54

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BMC 05.54

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[BZ 5148] User can disable IPMI Over LAN
[BZ 5147] User can disable TLS versions less than 1.2
[BZ 5141] User can disable Remote Media
[BZ 5178] Recovery handling for intermittent IPMB errors
[BZ 5139] Common Code failed to save ring buffer
[BZ 5162] Add support for the new Retimer
[BZ 5170] BIOS FW burn fails during verify
[BZ 5206] IPMI commands sent to BMC requesting multiple system calls to run, may hang BMC.
[BZ 5146] Saved network file does not return the 2nd DNS IP
[BZ 5124] FAN: reduce fan speed for 2900

 

Action Required

This version of the firmware, released by ECO-200281 is the recommended BMC firmware for ftServer 2900, 4900, and 6900 systems running AUL/Linux® Release 11.1.8.x and AUL/ESXi Release 6.7.3.x.

Update the BMC firmware.

* The BMC firmware update procedure is documented in the OS relevant customer documentation, System Software Installation Guide.

* The BMC 5.54 firmware (BMC-5.54.zip) can be downloaded from Stratus Service Portal: https://support.stratus.com/SelfServiceWeb/ftServer/AquariusWbmc.htm

 

Available Fixes

BMC firmware Revision 05:54 for ftServer models 2900, 4900, and 6900 (Aquarius platform) running Linux® or ESX OS.

 

Documentation

* The BMC firmware update procedure is documented in the OS relevant customer documentation, System Software Installation Guide.

* The BMC 5.54 firmware (BMC-5.54.zip) can be downloaded from Stratus Service Portal: https://support.stratus.com/SelfServiceWeb/ftServer/AquariusWbmc.htm