October 2014 update for LSI SAS controllers in Microsoft Azure StorSimple Appliance

This article describes a Microsoft Azure StorSimple Appliance update for the physical appliance LSI SAS controllers. This update contains driver and firmware changes for the SAS controllers on the appliance. Check out the improvement in this article. 

Improvement in this update

This update contains the reliability changes to the driver and the firmware for SAS controller. After you apply this update, you can see the SAS controller firmware version by running the Get-HCSFirmwareVersion cmdlet, and the result resembles the following:LsiFirmware:

How to obtain this update

Microsoft Update

This update is available from Microsoft Update.

Update detail information


There is no prerequisite for installing this update.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

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