To upgrade the firmware on the Dell V012 or VA084 appliances, it is a good idea to first check with Broadcom support to confirm which firmware is required. Firmware can be downloaded from Dell's support site by first entering the service tag and searching for the latest firmware.
This is also known as the Dell ME4 or the Dell VA084 and Dell VA012
Warning: All disk I/O should be halted before updating the firmware. To do this, run: scotus stop from the command line and wait for it to complete. Once firmware updates are done, run: scotus start to start all the services up. There is no need to reboot the Security Analytics appliance or the storage.
The VA012 and VA084 both have 2 network ports, one for each controller.
The most recent firmware is kept by Dell in their support library or can be downloaded below. As of March 2023, the latest version is GT280R010-01. You will need to download the controller and the disk firmware. These can also be done separately, as needed. There are no interruptions for the controller update but the disk update will require that all disk traffic be stopped.
For both the controllers and the disks -