Do you need a cost effective controller that provides fast access to the data on the internal server drives? The HPE H240 Smart Host Bus Adapter comes in a low profile, PCIe3 x8 standup form factor that provides a reliable, high performing SAS connectivity to the data in the server internal drives. Featuring eight internal physical links, it delivers 12 Gb/s SAS performance.

The H240 Smart Host Bus Adapter provides flexibility to run as an HBA mode or simple RAID mode. When operating in simple RAID mode, it provides RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 5 with optional HPE Secure Encryption capabilities.

Unlike the HPE Smart Array Controllers, the H240 does not offer any acceleration or support cache modules.


Cost-Effective SAS Storage Connectivity

The HPE H240 Smart Host Bus Adapter comes in a low-profile, PCIe3 x8 standup form factor that provides a basic building block for simple RAID storage solution for HPE Gen9 Servers.

Delivering up to 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity for internal hard drives it provides increased scalability, basic data protection, and flexibility for storage connectivity.

You get optimized performance and uptime for your entry-level storage requirements.

This HBA supports SAS, SATA, Solid State Drives (SSDs) and internal tape drives for increased flexibility.

Efficient and Simple Configuration, Deployment and Management

The HPE H240 Host Bus Adapter and the attached internal storage devices are configured, deployed and managed by the easy-to-use HPE Smart Storage Administrator software which is included in the intelligent provisioning capabilities of the server.

Delivers proactive service warnings and analysis based on Solid State Drive (SSD) endurance reports from the HPE SmartSSD Wear Gauge utility.

Simplify the management of the attached storage pool with HPE Smart Storage Administrator


Data transfer rate

12Gb/s SAS per physical link

6Gb/s SATA per physical link

PCI Express Gen3 x8 link width

Form factor

Standard PCIe plug-in card


Internal: 8 physical links across 2 x4 port


No cache

RAID levels

0, 1, 5

Additional features

HPE Secure Encryption (optional license)

Supported servers

HPE ProLiant DL20 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL60 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL80 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL120 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL160 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL180 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL560 Gen9

HPE ProLiant DL580 Gen9

HPE ProLiant ML30 Gen9

HPE ProLiant ML110 Gen9

HPE ProLiant ML150 Gen9

HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen9

HPE Apollo 4500 - XL450 Gen9

HPE Apollo 6000 - XL230a Gen9

HPE Apollo 6000 - XL230b Gen9

HPE Apollo 6000 - XL250a Gen9


1 Year Limited Warranty (Return to HP - Unit Exchange)

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Warranty: 12 Month Return To Base

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