iSCSI VSS issue

Event viewer on a Windows Server 2008 R2 lists an error message Event ID 4025, Source EqualLogic.

Error message is “iSCSI error 0x490 when connecting to vss-control volume for group”.


Upgrade HDD firmware on Equallogic PS

If you have Dell Equallogic SAN Headquarters running on your network, it’ll inform you of any “conditions” that require your attention. When it’s time for a firmware upgrade you’ll receive a notification message similar to the one below.

Critical conditions:

  • 3/18/2014 4:28:28 AM to 3/18/2014 10:03:02 AM
    • [ID: 3.7] Critical: Disk firmware on drive 13 for member ArrayName is out of date, please contact your support provider.  Important disk support information: Model Number-ST9600205SS     , Firmware Revision-CN04, and Serial Number-SerialNumber

Latest firmware can be obtained at under the Downloads section> PS Series Firmware.