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Advisory: HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 and HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Servers - Server Cannot Be Configured to Use NPAR When Utilizing an HPE FlexFabric 536FLR-T Adapter

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - CUSTOMER ADVISORY

Document ID: a00041476en_us

Version: 1

Advisory: HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 and HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Servers - Server Cannot Be Configured to Use NPAR When Utilizing an HPE FlexFabric 536FLR-T Adapter
NOTICE: The information in this document, including products and software versions, is current as of the Release Date. This document is subject to change without notice.

Release Date: 2018-02-09

Last Updated: 2018-02-09


DESCRIPTION

While configuring an HPE FlexFabric 536FLR-T Adapter with firmware version 2.20.4 (or earlier) on a ProLiant DL360 Gen10 or ProLiant DL380 Gen10 server, the 536FLR-T configuration menu in the ROM-Based Setup Utility (RBSU) does not contain the NPAR option. The RBSU menu may display only "single function" and no option to select NPAR.

SCOPE

Any HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 server or HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 server configured with a HPE FlexFabric 536FLR-T Adapter.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, install the HPE QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility version 2.21.15. This firmware can be downloaded from the link below and used to create a Custom SPP to deploy it with an existing Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) following the instructions available at http://h17007.www1.hpe.com/docs/enterprise/servers/oneviewhelp/cic/en/content/s_firmware-custom-spp.html .

Firmware Version 2.21.15: https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_6d3614df81ae4cbc85ca3e16da .

Note: The upcoming SPP will allow the direct deployment of firmware version 2.21.15. This advisory will be updated when the SPP becomes available.




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Hardware Platforms Affected: HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Server, HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Server
Operating Systems Affected: Not Applicable
Software Affected: Not Applicable
Support Communication Cross Reference ID: SIK2992
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