What's new in NetApp HCI
NetApp periodically updates NetApp HCI to bring you new features, enhancements, and bug fixes. NetApp HCI 1.9P1 includes NetApp Element software 12.3.1 for storage clusters.
Element 12.3.2 contains the mitigation that closes the Element software exposure to the Apache Log4j vulnerability. NetApp SolidFire storage clusters with the Virtual Volumes (VVols) feature enabled are exposed to this vulnerability.
If your storage cluster is at Element 12.3.1 and the VVols feature is enabled, you should upgrade to Element software 12.3.2.
If your storage cluster is at Element 12.3.1 and the VVols feature is disabled, upgrading to Element software 12.3.2 is optional.
NetApp does not recommend running mixed Element versions in a cluster, except for the duration of the upgrade.
NetApp HCI 1.9P1
NetApp HCI 1.9P1 includes security and stability improvements.
NetApp HCI 1.9P1 includes Element 12.3.1 for storage clusters.
Storage Firmware Bundle 2.99.2
The Element 12.3.1 release includes the storage firmware bundle version 2.99.2. If your storage cluster is already at Element 12.3, you have the option to simply install the new 2.99.2 firmware bundle.
NetApp Bugs Online contains known and resolved issues
Known and resolved issues are listed in the NetApp Bugs Online tool. You can browse these issues for Element and other products at NetApp Bugs Online.
Go to NetApp Bugs Online.
In the Search by Keyword field, type in the product name, for example, "Element".
Select the , select the Fixed in Versions filter, and select OK.
Select New Search.
Type the release version in the Fixed in Versions field.