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** CRITICAL ** HPE QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware vSphere 6.0/6.5

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Type: Driver - Network
Version: 2017.10.06(13 Nov 2017)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.0 | View all
Multi-part download
File name: cp033461.compsig (2.0 KB)
File name: cp033461.zip (5.4 MB)
This product contains drivers for HPE QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Adapters running under VMware vSphere 6.0/6.5.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with the following SHA-256 Checksum values:

ae706ea04cda19288cee2b41d86dcecb50bca9349f7da499370ccb93431f0175 cp033461.compsig
cd707191181029aeafeb0218c3ab59b41e3ec23b5d7c48fc0b813b90e006cbfe cp033461.zip

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Installing VIBs on an ESXi host from the ESXi shell:

  1. Transfer the VIB(s) onto the ESXi host local path.
  2. Run the following esxcli command on the ESXi shell to install the VIB(s):

# esxcli software vib install -v <path><filename.vib>


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


Important:

This component is intended to be used by HPE applications. It is a zip file that contains the same driver deliverable available from the vmware.com and the HPE vibsdepot.hpe.com webpages, plus an HPE specific CP0xxxxx.xml file.

HPE recommends the firmware provided in HPE QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware, version 1.19.5 or later, for use with this driver.


Supported Devices and Features:

These drivers support the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530FLB Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530SFP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530T Adapter
  • HP NC532m Dual Port 10GbE Multifuntion BL-c Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 533FLR-T Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 534FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 534M Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 536FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 631M Adapter
  • HP StoreFabric CN1100R Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 10Gb 2820C Ethernet Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


This driver resolves an issue with the supported adapters' firmware that can cause the adapter hardware to become inoperable.  See the Customer Notice Advisory a00027591en_us at http://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00027591en_us for more information.

This product resolves an issue where an excessive number of error messages is logged.

This product resolves an issue which results in a VXLAN RX filter failure.

 

This component is intended to be used by HPE applications. It is a zip file that contains the same driver deliverable available from the vmware.com and the HPE vibsdepot.hpe.com webpages, plus an HPE specific CP0xxxxx.xml file.

HPE recommends the firmware provided in HPE QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware, version 1.19.5 or later, for use with this driver.

Version:2019.08.02 (12 Aug 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product addresses a PSOD seen when the NIC is reset during a recovery.

This product addresses connectivity issues with the dropless_fc parameter and rx mode with netqueues.

This product addresses an issue where the adapter becomes unresponsive on server boot up.

This product addresses an issue where not all driver queues are active.


Version:2019.03.11 (2 Apr 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product adds support for VLAN modes.


Version:2018.09.00 (27 Sep 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now supports Gen10 servers.


Version:2018.03.00 (19 Apr 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


This product addresses an issue where an ‘HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20 Gb Converged Network Adapter’ may crash when enabling SR-IOV (Single Root I/O Virtualization).

This product addresses an issue where the link status for an ‘HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter’ that is configured in a Link Aggregation Group (LAG) using ‘HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for Synergy’ may show as down at the Virtual Connect (VC) management console.


Version:2018.02.12 (5 Feb 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product resolves an issue where a link fails when a switch reboots.


Version:2017.10.06 (13 Nov 2017)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


This driver resolves an issue with the supported adapters' firmware that can cause the adapter hardware to become inoperable.  See the Customer Notice Advisory a00027591en_us at http://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00027591en_us for more information.

This product resolves an issue where an excessive number of error messages is logged.

This product resolves an issue which results in a VXLAN RX filter failure.

 


Version:2016.10.07 (24 Oct 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 10Gb 2-port 2820C Converged Network Adapter

Version:2016.07.27 (26 Sep 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product resolves a network disconnect that occurs when freeing NetQueues after a driver/firmware update.

This product resolves a memory leak that occurs when freeing NetQueues.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter.


Version:2016.03.29 (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses a purple diagnostic screen (PSOD) seen during dynamic Rx NetQ allocation.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Converged Network Adapter.


Version:2015.10.01 (1 Oct 2015)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Initial release.


Type: Driver - Network
Version: 2017.10.06(13 Nov 2017)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.0
VMware vSphere 6.5

Description

This product contains drivers for HPE QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Adapters running under VMware vSphere 6.0/6.5.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with the following SHA-256 Checksum values:

ae706ea04cda19288cee2b41d86dcecb50bca9349f7da499370ccb93431f0175 cp033461.compsig
cd707191181029aeafeb0218c3ab59b41e3ec23b5d7c48fc0b813b90e006cbfe cp033461.zip

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Installing VIBs on an ESXi host from the ESXi shell:

  1. Transfer the VIB(s) onto the ESXi host local path.
  2. Run the following esxcli command on the ESXi shell to install the VIB(s):

# esxcli software vib install -v <path><filename.vib>


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


Important:

This component is intended to be used by HPE applications. It is a zip file that contains the same driver deliverable available from the vmware.com and the HPE vibsdepot.hpe.com webpages, plus an HPE specific CP0xxxxx.xml file.

HPE recommends the firmware provided in HPE QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware, version 1.19.5 or later, for use with this driver.


Supported Devices and Features:

These drivers support the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530FLB Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530SFP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530T Adapter
  • HP NC532m Dual Port 10GbE Multifuntion BL-c Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 533FLR-T Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 534FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 534M Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 536FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 631M Adapter
  • HP StoreFabric CN1100R Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 10Gb 2820C Ethernet Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter

Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


This driver resolves an issue with the supported adapters' firmware that can cause the adapter hardware to become inoperable.  See the Customer Notice Advisory a00027591en_us at http://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00027591en_us for more information.

This product resolves an issue where an excessive number of error messages is logged.

This product resolves an issue which results in a VXLAN RX filter failure.

 

Important

This component is intended to be used by HPE applications. It is a zip file that contains the same driver deliverable available from the vmware.com and the HPE vibsdepot.hpe.com webpages, plus an HPE specific CP0xxxxx.xml file.

HPE recommends the firmware provided in HPE QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware, version 1.19.5 or later, for use with this driver.

Revision History

Version:2019.08.02 (12 Aug 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product addresses a PSOD seen when the NIC is reset during a recovery.

This product addresses connectivity issues with the dropless_fc parameter and rx mode with netqueues.

This product addresses an issue where the adapter becomes unresponsive on server boot up.

This product addresses an issue where not all driver queues are active.


Version:2019.03.11 (2 Apr 2019)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product adds support for VLAN modes.


Version:2018.09.00 (27 Sep 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now supports Gen10 servers.


Version:2018.03.00 (19 Apr 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


This product addresses an issue where an ‘HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20 Gb Converged Network Adapter’ may crash when enabling SR-IOV (Single Root I/O Virtualization).

This product addresses an issue where the link status for an ‘HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter’ that is configured in a Link Aggregation Group (LAG) using ‘HPE Virtual Connect SE 40Gb F8 Module for Synergy’ may show as down at the Virtual Connect (VC) management console.


Version:2018.02.12 (5 Feb 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product resolves an issue where a link fails when a switch reboots.


Version:2017.10.06 (13 Nov 2017)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Critical - HPE requires users update to this version immediately.


This driver resolves an issue with the supported adapters' firmware that can cause the adapter hardware to become inoperable.  See the Customer Notice Advisory a00027591en_us at http://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-a00027591en_us for more information.

This product resolves an issue where an excessive number of error messages is logged.

This product resolves an issue which results in a VXLAN RX filter failure.

 


Version:2016.10.07 (24 Oct 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product now supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 10Gb 2-port 2820C Converged Network Adapter

Version:2016.07.27 (26 Sep 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This product resolves a network disconnect that occurs when freeing NetQueues after a driver/firmware update.

This product resolves a memory leak that occurs when freeing NetQueues.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter.


Version:2016.03.29 (1 Apr 2016)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


This driver addresses a purple diagnostic screen (PSOD) seen during dynamic Rx NetQ allocation.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Converged Network Adapter.


Version:2015.10.01 (1 Oct 2015)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Optional - Users should update to this version if their system is affected by one of the documented fixes or if there is a desire to utilize any of the enhanced functionality provided by this version.


Initial release.


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