Below, find regular updates on the latest Purity for FlashArray™ (or, Purity//FA) releases. Discover content related to each release, including blog posts, videos, and demos. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for more newness!

Current Active Release: Purity//FA 6.4.10

Released in September of 2023, Purity//FA 6.4.10 brings NFS 4.1 support to FlashArray’s Unified Block and File services to empower more flexibility and performance for VMware vSphere NFS datastores. It also delivers some enhancements for ActiveWorkload and enhancing SafeMode™ to continue to help customers stay protected from ransomware attacks. Keep reading to learn more about Purity//FA 6.4.10.

Purity//FA 6.4.10 Blog Posts

Purity//FA 6.4.10: NFS 4.1 Support and Ransomware Protection Enhancements blog

NFS 4.1 Support Now Available with Purity//FA 6.4.10 blog

Auto-on SafeMode™ Now Available in Purity 6.4.10 blog

Purity/FA 6.4.10 Blog Videos

Purity//FA 6.4.9

Released in August of 2023, Purity//FA 6.4.9 is available for FlashArray customers. This software release adds new features, including VASA 5 support and SPBM policy enforcement for SafeMode™ in VMware environments. We’re also excited to add FlashArray support for Wasabi to give customers another option for cost-effective long-term cloud archival of snapshots.

Purity//FA 6.4.9 Blog Posts

New in Purity//FA 6.4.9: Cloud Archival Option, Wasabi Support, and More blog

Purity//FA 6.4.7

Purity//FA 6.4.7 was released in July of 2023. This release of Purity//FA added performance, usability, and other improvements for FlashArray customers. Purity//FA 6.4.7 also added support for the FlashArray//X™ R4 and FlashArray//C™ R4 arrays just announced at Pure//Accelerate® 2023.

Purity//FA 6.4.7 Blog Posts

Purity//FA 6.4.7 Brings Next-gen Performance for on Premises and Hybrid Cloud blog

Meet the World’s Most Powerful AND Efficient Storage blog

Purity//FA 6.4.5

Released on May 23, 2023, Purity//FA 6.4.5 includes feature enhancements and upgrades, like non-disruptive workload mobility using ActiveWorkload, more flexible disaster recover with nearly half a million snapshot replication, and expanded networking with increases to the VLAN tag and subnet interface limits. To learn more about these changes, read the blog posts below and the release notes. 

Purity//FA 6.4.5 Blog Posts

Purity//FA 6.4.5 Delivers Non-disruptive Workload Migration Between Different FlashArray Models blog

Non-disruptive Workload Mobility with ActiveWorkload blog

Take and Store Nearly Half a Million Snapshots with Purity 6.4.3 blog

Accommodate More Complex Networks with Purity//FA 6.4.5 blog

Purity//FA 6.4.5 FAQs

Purity//FA_6.4.5 Release Notes (Pure1® login required)


Released on April 19, 2023, Purity//FA 6.4.4 introduces new SafeMode Snapshot replication, capacity management with threshold customization, and further enhancements. Read the Purity//FA_6.4.4 Release Notes (Pure1® login required) for more information.

Purity//FA 6.4.3

Released on Mar 3, 2023, Purity//FA 6.4.3 includes new features and upgrades, detailed in the announcement video below.

Purity//FA 6.4.3 Blog Posts

  • Beef Up Security Against Physical and Cyber Attacks with Purity//FA 6.4.3 blog
  • Physical Data Encryption Built for the Battlefield with RDL blog

Purity//FA 6.4.3 FAQs

Purity//FA_6.4.3 Release Notes (Pure1® login required)

Purity//FA 6.4.2

Released on February 7, 2022, Purity//FA 6.4.2 includes new features and upgrades, detailed in the announcement video and links below.

Purity//FA 6.4.2 Blog Posts

  • Pure Storage Announces NVMe/TCP, Another Step Towards the Cloud Operating Model blog
  • FlashArray Delivers NVMe/TCP in Move Toward Cloud Operating Model blog 

Purity//FA 6.4.2 Demo Videos

Purity//FA 6.4.2 FAQs

Purity//FA_6.4.2 Release Notes (Pure1® login required)

Purity//FA 6.4.1

Released on December 20, 2022, Purity//FA 6.4.1 introduces local authentication for FlashArray File Services and adds support for multiple VASA storage containers. Read the Purity//FA_6.4.1 Release Notes (Pure1® login required) for more information.

Purity//FA 6.4.0

Released on November 29, 2022, Purity//FA 6.4.0 includes new features and upgrades, detailed in the announcement video and links below.

Purity//FA 6.4.0 Blog Posts

  • Announcing Purity//FA 6.4 with Continuous Releases blog
  • Move Workloads Effortlessly with ActiveWorkload blog
  • Upgrade Non-disruptively to FlashArray//XL blog

Purity//FA 6.4.0 Demo and Lightboard videos

  • ActiveWorkload Lightboard demo
  • Enhanced SafeMode protections demo
  • Self-service Upgrades demo

Purity//FA Webinars and Podcasts 

Purity//FA FAQs

What’s next?

Stay tuned for our next planned release, Purity version {6.4.3}.