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HPE DL380 Gen10 All SSD SFF WSSD Premium Solution

Configuration guidelines

  • Use of alternative size capacity SAS SSD drives within this WSSD solution is permitted.
  • The capacity must be configured with 4 to 24 SAS SSD drives with a size greater than or equal to 800 GB.
  • See HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 QuickSpecs for alternative drive options.
  • For more information on hardware requirements, please refer to Microsoft's Storage Spaces Direct web doc - hardware requirements.
  • Use of alternative boot drives other than what is specified in this configuration is supported. SDDC Premium AQ is not required for boot drives.
  • Update this WSSD solution drivers and firmware for the smart arrays, network adapters, and storage drives using Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) Version 2018.06.0 or newer.


Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends cost-efficient HPE OEM Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition licenses for a complete WSSD solution out of one hand. Alternatively, customer supplied Windows Server 2016 Datacenter licenses such as Volume License or Retail can also be used.