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HPE Emulex 10/20 GbE Driver for Windows Server 2012 R2

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Type: Driver - Network
Version: 10.7.110.16(1 Apr 2016)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
File name: cp027194.exe (1.5 MB)
This Component Package contains the driver for the HPE Emulex 10/20 GbE Server Adapters for Windows Server 2012 R2.

This product now supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-T Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1200E-T Adapter

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

ccf2d5d9e7bb2e563843197381ec8a6ff670f8f3cbf0dcb9941f3d9d35fff890 cp027194.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.

Click the Install button to proceed with the installation.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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.


Important:

HPE recommends the firmware provided in HPE Firmware Online Flash for Emulex Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters - Windows 2008/2012/2012 R2 x64, version 2016.02.01, for use with this driver.


Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following network adapters:

  • HP NC551i Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Network Adapter
  • HP NC552SFP 10Gb 2-port Ethernet Server Adapter
  • HP NC553i 10Gb 2-port FlexFabric Converged Network Adapter
  • HP Flex-10 10Gb 2-port 552M Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554M Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 557SFP+ Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650M Adapter
  • HP CN1100E Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HP StoreFabric CN1200E Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1200E-T Adapter

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 an issue that results in Event ID 67 appearing in the Windows System Event Log in systems with an HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter installed.

HPE recommends the firmware provided in HPE Firmware Online Flash for Emulex Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters - Windows 2008/2012/2012 R2 x64, version 2016.02.01, for use with this driver.

Version:12.0.1195.0(C) (17 Jul 2020)
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:

  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-T Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-SFP+ Adapter

Version:12.0.1195.0(B) (20 Dec 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 no longer supports ProLiant Blade servers and devices. Those servers and devices are now supported by the HPE Blade Emulex 10/20GbE Driver for Windows Server 2012 R2.


Version:12.0.1195.0 (2 Apr 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 driver corrects an issue which results in low transfer rates with the HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter.


Version:12.0.1115.0 (26 Jun 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 driver corrects an issue which results in a link always staying connected when a Virtual Connect(VC) module is connected.


Version:11.4.1205.0 (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 driver corrects an issue where the permanent MAC address is not replaced with CLP-configured MAC address.
  • This driver corrects an issue where a NIC port shows "disconnected" after driver installation.
  • This driver corrects an issue which results in a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) on a guest OS when the system is heavily stressed.

Version:11.2.1153.13 (12 Jul 2017)
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 an issue where a server cannot be awakened by a Wake on LAN (WOL) magic packet.


Version:11.1.145.30(B) (21 Apr 2017)
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 component no longer recognizes the HP NC551i Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Adapter, which is now consistent with the driver that the component contains.


Version:11.1.145.30 (24 Oct 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 provides a recovery mechanism that addresses unhandled exceptions on the supported devices.


Version:10.7.339.1 (24 Oct 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 addresses an issue that results in the Network Configuration Utility (NCU) displaying the factory-defined MAC address for a teamed port instead of the MAC address defined by the Virtual Connect Manager (VCM).

This product addresses an issue where the RoCE description for some supported devices is missing in the Device Manager.

This product addresses an issue where driver version 10.5.65.25 causes network adapter hangs.


Version:10.7.110.16 (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 an issue that results in Event ID 67 appearing in the Windows System Event Log in systems with an HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter installed.

Enhancements

This product now supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-T Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1200E-T Adapter

Version:10.5.121.7 (1 Oct 2015)
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 corrects an issue where the virtual function device shows a yellow bang in the device manager.


Version:10.5.65.6 (15 Jun 2015)
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 corrects an issue that results in the message “IOCTL to firmware failed” being reported in the Diagnostics tab after installing the driver to a virtual function.

This driver corrects an issue which results in the incorrect reporting of Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) resources.

This driver corrects an issue which results in the driver failing to load on some virtual function interfaces in a Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) configuration.

This driver corrects an issue where the VMQ prevents virtual machines from being connected to any network.

This driver corrects an issue with the logging of the part number information for some SFP+ modules. This driver corrects an issue which prevents the driver from unloading when the firmware is not responsive.


Version:10.2.478.1 (30 Mar 2015)
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 corrects an issue which can result in a Wake-on-LAN (WoL) failure.

Along with firmware version 10.2.340.25 or later, this driver addresses an issue where virtual machines may lose network connectivity when Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) is enabled.

This driver corrects an issue which results in a Windows stop error (BSOD) in a Virtual Machine when the physical device is disabled.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 557SFP+ Adapter.


Version:10.2.298.37 (9 Sep 2014)
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 corrects an issue where network traffic stops for some Virtual Machines (VMs) when many VMs are sending traffic at same time.

This driver corrects an issue on Windows Server 2012 R2 where an adapter responds to a Wake-On-LAN (WOL) packet when it should not.


Version:10.2.298.19 (9 Sep 2014)
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.


The component tools in this component have been updated to properly identify Windows Server 2012 R2.

This driver corrects an issue where a virtual machine will fail to open when the host operating system has used more than the maximum available number of virtual functions.

This driver corrects an issue which prevents display of Receive-Side Scaling (RSS) on the Microsoft Network Connection property page.

This driver corrects an issue which results in a virtual machine failing to send or receive pings.

This driver corrects an issue which prevents the driver from loading on an HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554FLB Adapter.

This driver corrects an issue which can result in a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) when using this driver to update over a Windows inbox driver.

Enhancements

This driver now supported the following network adapters:

  • HP StoreFabric CN1200E Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650M Adapter


The component tools in this component have been updated to include translations for Simplified Chinese.


Version:10.0.430.1109 (18 Feb 2014)
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 an issue that prevents enumeration of Virtual Functions connections in an HP Virtual Connect version 4.10 environment.

Enhancements

The maximum supported transmit queue depth is now 2048.


Type: Driver - Network
Version: 10.7.110.16(1 Apr 2016)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Description

This Component Package contains the driver for the HPE Emulex 10/20 GbE Server Adapters for Windows Server 2012 R2.

Enhancements

This product now supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-T Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1200E-T Adapter

Installation Instructions

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

ccf2d5d9e7bb2e563843197381ec8a6ff670f8f3cbf0dcb9941f3d9d35fff890 cp027194.exe

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is not required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:
Download the Smart Component to a directory on your hard drive and change to that directory.

From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file.

Click the Install button to proceed with the installation.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1


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.


Important:

HPE recommends the firmware provided in HPE Firmware Online Flash for Emulex Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters - Windows 2008/2012/2012 R2 x64, version 2016.02.01, for use with this driver.


Supported Devices and Features:

This driver supports the following network adapters:

  • HP NC551i Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Network Adapter
  • HP NC552SFP 10Gb 2-port Ethernet Server Adapter
  • HP NC553i 10Gb 2-port FlexFabric Converged Network Adapter
  • HP Flex-10 10Gb 2-port 552M Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554M Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 557SFP+ Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650M Adapter
  • HP CN1100E Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HP StoreFabric CN1200E Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1200E-T Adapter

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 an issue that results in Event ID 67 appearing in the Windows System Event Log in systems with an HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter installed.

Important

HPE recommends the firmware provided in HPE Firmware Online Flash for Emulex Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters - Windows 2008/2012/2012 R2 x64, version 2016.02.01, for use with this driver.

Revision History

Version:12.0.1195.0(C) (17 Jul 2020)
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:

  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-T Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-SFP+ Adapter

Version:12.0.1195.0(B) (20 Dec 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 no longer supports ProLiant Blade servers and devices. Those servers and devices are now supported by the HPE Blade Emulex 10/20GbE Driver for Windows Server 2012 R2.


Version:12.0.1195.0 (2 Apr 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 driver corrects an issue which results in low transfer rates with the HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter.


Version:12.0.1115.0 (26 Jun 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 driver corrects an issue which results in a link always staying connected when a Virtual Connect(VC) module is connected.


Version:11.4.1205.0 (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 driver corrects an issue where the permanent MAC address is not replaced with CLP-configured MAC address.
  • This driver corrects an issue where a NIC port shows "disconnected" after driver installation.
  • This driver corrects an issue which results in a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) on a guest OS when the system is heavily stressed.

Version:11.2.1153.13 (12 Jul 2017)
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 an issue where a server cannot be awakened by a Wake on LAN (WOL) magic packet.


Version:11.1.145.30(B) (21 Apr 2017)
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 component no longer recognizes the HP NC551i Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Adapter, which is now consistent with the driver that the component contains.


Version:11.1.145.30 (24 Oct 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 provides a recovery mechanism that addresses unhandled exceptions on the supported devices.


Version:10.7.339.1 (24 Oct 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 addresses an issue that results in the Network Configuration Utility (NCU) displaying the factory-defined MAC address for a teamed port instead of the MAC address defined by the Virtual Connect Manager (VCM).

This product addresses an issue where the RoCE description for some supported devices is missing in the Device Manager.

This product addresses an issue where driver version 10.5.65.25 causes network adapter hangs.


Version:10.7.110.16 (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 an issue that results in Event ID 67 appearing in the Windows System Event Log in systems with an HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter installed.

Enhancements

This product now supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-T Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1200E-T Adapter

Version:10.5.121.7 (1 Oct 2015)
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 corrects an issue where the virtual function device shows a yellow bang in the device manager.


Version:10.5.65.6 (15 Jun 2015)
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 corrects an issue that results in the message “IOCTL to firmware failed” being reported in the Diagnostics tab after installing the driver to a virtual function.

This driver corrects an issue which results in the incorrect reporting of Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) resources.

This driver corrects an issue which results in the driver failing to load on some virtual function interfaces in a Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) configuration.

This driver corrects an issue where the VMQ prevents virtual machines from being connected to any network.

This driver corrects an issue with the logging of the part number information for some SFP+ modules. This driver corrects an issue which prevents the driver from unloading when the firmware is not responsive.


Version:10.2.478.1 (30 Mar 2015)
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 corrects an issue which can result in a Wake-on-LAN (WoL) failure.

Along with firmware version 10.2.340.25 or later, this driver addresses an issue where virtual machines may lose network connectivity when Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) is enabled.

This driver corrects an issue which results in a Windows stop error (BSOD) in a Virtual Machine when the physical device is disabled.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 557SFP+ Adapter.


Version:10.2.298.37 (9 Sep 2014)
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 corrects an issue where network traffic stops for some Virtual Machines (VMs) when many VMs are sending traffic at same time.

This driver corrects an issue on Windows Server 2012 R2 where an adapter responds to a Wake-On-LAN (WOL) packet when it should not.


Version:10.2.298.19 (9 Sep 2014)
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.


The component tools in this component have been updated to properly identify Windows Server 2012 R2.

This driver corrects an issue where a virtual machine will fail to open when the host operating system has used more than the maximum available number of virtual functions.

This driver corrects an issue which prevents display of Receive-Side Scaling (RSS) on the Microsoft Network Connection property page.

This driver corrects an issue which results in a virtual machine failing to send or receive pings.

This driver corrects an issue which prevents the driver from loading on an HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 554FLB Adapter.

This driver corrects an issue which can result in a Windows Stop Error (BSOD) when using this driver to update over a Windows inbox driver.

Enhancements

This driver now supported the following network adapters:

  • HP StoreFabric CN1200E Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 556FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650M Adapter


The component tools in this component have been updated to include translations for Simplified Chinese.


Version:10.0.430.1109 (18 Feb 2014)
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 an issue that prevents enumeration of Virtual Functions connections in an HP Virtual Connect version 4.10 environment.

Enhancements

The maximum supported transmit queue depth is now 2048.


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