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HPE QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware

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Type: Firmware - Network
Version: 1.23.3(27 Nov 2018)
Operating System(s): VMware vSphere 6.0
VMware vSphere 6.5
VMware vSphere 6.7
Multi-part download
File name: CP037446.compsig (2.4 KB)
File name: CP037446.zip (6.4 MB)
This package contains the utilities and binaries for upgrading HPE ProLiant QLogic NX2 Gigabit Ethernet NICs Boot code, PXE, UEFI, NCSI, iSCSI, FCoE, CCM and L2 code running under VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5.

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 VMware vSphere 6.7.

Prerequisites:

This product requires the appropriate driver for your device and operating system be installed before firmware is updated.


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

0f335a745f5e01459e04f64d09ee1171d5860245b6840fbd958694f11ad0d342 CP037446.zip
1b8268eddcd2b63a18df87069f1219f0dd9a916a747f324e8adfb18c55f6546b CP037446.compsig

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


Installation:

Installation instructions are available in CP037446.txt, which is included in CP037446.zip.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


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 HPE QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware, versions 2018.09.00 or later, for use with this firmware.

This software package contains combo image v7.17.19 with the following firmware versions:

NIC Boot Code Version PXE Version UEFI Version iSCSI Version FCoE Version CCM Version L2 Version
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530SFP+ Adapter
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530T Adapter
7.15.24 7.14.13 8.2.9 n/a n/a 7.14.4 7.12.25
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
HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter
HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M Adapter
HP StoreFabric CN1100R Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Converged Network Adapter
HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter
HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
7.15.24 7.14.13 8.2.9 7.14.0 7.14.3 7.14.4 7.12.25

Supported Devices and Features:

This product supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530SFP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530T 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
  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter  
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M Adapter
  • HP StoreFabric CN1100R Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter

HPE recommends HPE QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware, versions 2018.09.00 or later, for use with this firmware.

This software package contains combo image v7.17.19 with the following firmware versions:

NIC Boot Code Version PXE Version UEFI Version iSCSI Version FCoE Version CCM Version L2 Version
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530SFP+ Adapter
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530T Adapter
7.15.24 7.14.13 8.2.9 n/a n/a 7.14.4 7.12.25
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
HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter
HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M Adapter
HP StoreFabric CN1100R Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Converged Network Adapter
HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter
HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
7.15.24 7.14.13 8.2.9 7.14.0 7.14.3 7.14.4 7.12.25
Version:1.25.11 (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 corrects an issue where the link status is not updated immediately to the switch when network adapter interface is brought down in the Operating System.

This product corrects an issue where not all devices are discovered as part of firmware update on a multi-root-complex platforms like Integrity, Superdome, etc.

This product corrects an issue where the system hangs with red screen when attempting to update the firmware via ‘Firmware Update’ feature under the ‘System Utilities > Embedded Applications’ menu. 

This product corrects an issue where a firmware update fails.


Version:1.24.16 (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 product corrects an issue where a server does not boot via a network adapter in Legacy BIOS Mode.
This product corrects an issue where a server, across repeated reboots, is unable to boot into iSCSI LUN.
This product corrects an issue where a firmware update performed in UEFI fails when multiple adapters are connected to the system. This product addresses an issue where a temporary link down issue occurs. This product addresses an issue with firmware version 7.17.19 where, after a firmware update, the IPL order is reset.


Version:1.23.3 (27 Nov 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 VMware vSphere 6.7.


Version:1.22.2 (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:1.21.15 (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 product corrects an issue where users may see an error message when they attempt to restore the adapter's configuration settings to defaults by pressing F7 under the ‘System Utilities->System Configuration’ menu.


Version:1.20.14 (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 corrects an issue where the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) setting value reverts to the default value after a system reboot.
  • This product corrects an issue where an adapter’s configuration menu doesn't correctly prompt for reboot after changes are made that require a reboot.
  • This product corrects a high latency issue seen during high ping activity.
  • This product corrects an issue where OneView displays the error message "Server profile settings conflict with the server hardware configuration" when applying the server profile to a server running VMware ESXi 6.x.
  • This product corrects an issue where the iSCSI settings configured in the OneView Profile are not correctly applied to the adapter. This product corrects an issue where an error message is seen when entering the ‘MBA Configuration Menu’ under the adapter’s settings (under the ‘System Utilities->System Configuration’ menu) and attempting to restore the defaults. 
  • This product corrects an issue where the iSCSI multipath does not work correctly in ‘Legacy BIOS Mode’.
  • This product corrects an issue where the virtual World Wide Port Name(WWPN)/World Wide Node Name(WWNN) are not programmed properly when applying the OneView Server Profile.
Enhancements

The default 'Boot Retry Count' has been increased from 'No Retry' to '6.'

Configuration settings are now localized.


Version:1.19.5 (25 Sep 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 network adapter cannot be re-added to a NIC bond after being removed from the bond.


Version:1.18.22 (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 the system boots to an FCoE target when the FCoE ports are marked as “Not Bootable” in the OneView profile.

This product addresses an issue booting to an iSCSI target fails when the target is configured with a sixteen character long mutual Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) secret.

This product addresses an issue where a network adapter’s configuration settings are not reset to defaults when the adapter is moved to a different slot and the system is booted in ‘Legacy BIOS Mode’.

This product addresses an issue where the system’s power-on self-test (POST) duration is extended when a single interconnect module (ICM) is installed in the enclosure and used to configure the logical interconnect group (LIG).

This product addresses an issue where loading hypervisor on VMware causes pink screen of death (PSOD) when NIC Partitioning (NPAR) is enabled.

This product addresses an issue where the configuration settings of the HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter revert to the default values after a system restart.

This product addresses an issue where booting to an iSCSI target fails intermittently across multiple platform reboots.

This product addresses an issue where OneView displays the downlink port state as “Linked” for a network adapter that is disabled in the OS.

This product addresses an issue where a firmware update fails with a "segfault" error.


Version:1.12.43 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

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


This firmware prevents VMware bnx2x driver version 2.713.30 from corrupting the adapter.

Enhancements

This product now supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE Synergy 10Gb 2820C Ethernet Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter

Version:1.11.1 (26 Sep 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 HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter.


Version:1.10.18 (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 product corrects an issue where Boot from SAN in Legacy mode fails (hang observed during OS boot) because the FCoE ROM doesn't correctly honor the link status set by the Virtual Connect Manager.

This product corrects an issue where UEFI FCoE boot path sends incorrect notification to Management Firmware (MFW) about a virtual function link change, which eventually results in a deadlock with virtual link down.

This product corrects an issue where the fallback Boot from SAN fails even though each port is mapped to a different Virtual Connect Bay and only one of the bays is powered off.

This product corrects an issue where the Smartlink function does not work properly in FCoE SAN boot environment when server 'Boot Mode' is 'Legacy BIOS Mode.'

This product corrects an issue where the FCoE UEFI driver is unable to find LUNs when multiple FCoE VLANs are enabled.

This product addresses an issue where HPE QLogic NX2 network adapters fail to function properly on VMware vSphere 5.5 or later after the firmware is updated.

This product addresses an issue where updating the firmware on the HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-Port 536FLB Adapter with HP QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware, version 1.9.17, results in a segmentation fault.

Enhancements

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

This product now provides the capability of converting an 'HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 533FLR-T Adapter' into a Converged Network Adapter.


Version:1.9.17 (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.


This product now supports VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 1.


Version:1.6.17 (15 Jun 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.


This firmware provides a new option in the NIC ROM-Based Setup Utility (RBSU) menu (HP’s UEFI System Utilities – F9 at POST) to allow enabling and disabling of HP shared memory features.


Type: Firmware - Network
Version: 1.23.3(27 Nov 2018)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.0
VMware vSphere 6.5
VMware vSphere 6.7

Description

This package contains the utilities and binaries for upgrading HPE ProLiant QLogic NX2 Gigabit Ethernet NICs Boot code, PXE, UEFI, NCSI, iSCSI, FCoE, CCM and L2 code running under VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5.

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 VMware vSphere 6.7.

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

This product requires the appropriate driver for your device and operating system be installed before firmware is updated.


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

0f335a745f5e01459e04f64d09ee1171d5860245b6840fbd958694f11ad0d342 CP037446.zip
1b8268eddcd2b63a18df87069f1219f0dd9a916a747f324e8adfb18c55f6546b CP037446.compsig

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


Installation:

Installation instructions are available in CP037446.txt, which is included in CP037446.zip.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


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 HPE QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware, versions 2018.09.00 or later, for use with this firmware.

This software package contains combo image v7.17.19 with the following firmware versions:

NIC Boot Code Version PXE Version UEFI Version iSCSI Version FCoE Version CCM Version L2 Version
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530SFP+ Adapter
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530T Adapter
7.15.24 7.14.13 8.2.9 n/a n/a 7.14.4 7.12.25
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
HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter
HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M Adapter
HP StoreFabric CN1100R Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Converged Network Adapter
HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter
HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
7.15.24 7.14.13 8.2.9 7.14.0 7.14.3 7.14.4 7.12.25

Supported Devices and Features:

This product supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530SFP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530T 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
  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter  
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
  • HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M Adapter
  • HP StoreFabric CN1100R Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter

Important

HPE recommends HPE QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware, versions 2018.09.00 or later, for use with this firmware.

This software package contains combo image v7.17.19 with the following firmware versions:

NIC Boot Code Version PXE Version UEFI Version iSCSI Version FCoE Version CCM Version L2 Version
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530SFP+ Adapter
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 530T Adapter
7.15.24 7.14.13 8.2.9 n/a n/a 7.14.4 7.12.25
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
HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter
HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
HP FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M Adapter
HP StoreFabric CN1100R Dual Port Converged Network Adapter
HPE StoreFabric CN1100R-T Converged Network Adapter
HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter
HPE Synergy 2820C 10Gb Converged Network Adapter
7.15.24 7.14.13 8.2.9 7.14.0 7.14.3 7.14.4 7.12.25

Revision History

Version:1.25.11 (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 corrects an issue where the link status is not updated immediately to the switch when network adapter interface is brought down in the Operating System.

This product corrects an issue where not all devices are discovered as part of firmware update on a multi-root-complex platforms like Integrity, Superdome, etc.

This product corrects an issue where the system hangs with red screen when attempting to update the firmware via ‘Firmware Update’ feature under the ‘System Utilities > Embedded Applications’ menu. 

This product corrects an issue where a firmware update fails.


Version:1.24.16 (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 product corrects an issue where a server does not boot via a network adapter in Legacy BIOS Mode.
This product corrects an issue where a server, across repeated reboots, is unable to boot into iSCSI LUN.
This product corrects an issue where a firmware update performed in UEFI fails when multiple adapters are connected to the system. This product addresses an issue where a temporary link down issue occurs. This product addresses an issue with firmware version 7.17.19 where, after a firmware update, the IPL order is reset.


Version:1.23.3 (27 Nov 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 VMware vSphere 6.7.


Version:1.22.2 (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:1.21.15 (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 product corrects an issue where users may see an error message when they attempt to restore the adapter's configuration settings to defaults by pressing F7 under the ‘System Utilities->System Configuration’ menu.


Version:1.20.14 (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 corrects an issue where the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) setting value reverts to the default value after a system reboot.
  • This product corrects an issue where an adapter’s configuration menu doesn't correctly prompt for reboot after changes are made that require a reboot.
  • This product corrects a high latency issue seen during high ping activity.
  • This product corrects an issue where OneView displays the error message "Server profile settings conflict with the server hardware configuration" when applying the server profile to a server running VMware ESXi 6.x.
  • This product corrects an issue where the iSCSI settings configured in the OneView Profile are not correctly applied to the adapter. This product corrects an issue where an error message is seen when entering the ‘MBA Configuration Menu’ under the adapter’s settings (under the ‘System Utilities->System Configuration’ menu) and attempting to restore the defaults. 
  • This product corrects an issue where the iSCSI multipath does not work correctly in ‘Legacy BIOS Mode’.
  • This product corrects an issue where the virtual World Wide Port Name(WWPN)/World Wide Node Name(WWNN) are not programmed properly when applying the OneView Server Profile.
Enhancements

The default 'Boot Retry Count' has been increased from 'No Retry' to '6.'

Configuration settings are now localized.


Version:1.19.5 (25 Sep 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 network adapter cannot be re-added to a NIC bond after being removed from the bond.


Version:1.18.22 (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 the system boots to an FCoE target when the FCoE ports are marked as “Not Bootable” in the OneView profile.

This product addresses an issue booting to an iSCSI target fails when the target is configured with a sixteen character long mutual Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) secret.

This product addresses an issue where a network adapter’s configuration settings are not reset to defaults when the adapter is moved to a different slot and the system is booted in ‘Legacy BIOS Mode’.

This product addresses an issue where the system’s power-on self-test (POST) duration is extended when a single interconnect module (ICM) is installed in the enclosure and used to configure the logical interconnect group (LIG).

This product addresses an issue where loading hypervisor on VMware causes pink screen of death (PSOD) when NIC Partitioning (NPAR) is enabled.

This product addresses an issue where the configuration settings of the HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter revert to the default values after a system restart.

This product addresses an issue where booting to an iSCSI target fails intermittently across multiple platform reboots.

This product addresses an issue where OneView displays the downlink port state as “Linked” for a network adapter that is disabled in the OS.

This product addresses an issue where a firmware update fails with a "segfault" error.


Version:1.12.43 (24 Oct 2016)
Fixes

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


This firmware prevents VMware bnx2x driver version 2.713.30 from corrupting the adapter.

Enhancements

This product now supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE Synergy 10Gb 2820C Ethernet Adapter
  • HPE Synergy 3820C 10/20Gb Converged Network Adapter

Version:1.11.1 (26 Sep 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 HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 4-port 536FLR-T Adapter.


Version:1.10.18 (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 product corrects an issue where Boot from SAN in Legacy mode fails (hang observed during OS boot) because the FCoE ROM doesn't correctly honor the link status set by the Virtual Connect Manager.

This product corrects an issue where UEFI FCoE boot path sends incorrect notification to Management Firmware (MFW) about a virtual function link change, which eventually results in a deadlock with virtual link down.

This product corrects an issue where the fallback Boot from SAN fails even though each port is mapped to a different Virtual Connect Bay and only one of the bays is powered off.

This product corrects an issue where the Smartlink function does not work properly in FCoE SAN boot environment when server 'Boot Mode' is 'Legacy BIOS Mode.'

This product corrects an issue where the FCoE UEFI driver is unable to find LUNs when multiple FCoE VLANs are enabled.

This product addresses an issue where HPE QLogic NX2 network adapters fail to function properly on VMware vSphere 5.5 or later after the firmware is updated.

This product addresses an issue where updating the firmware on the HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-Port 536FLB Adapter with HP QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware, version 1.9.17, results in a segmentation fault.

Enhancements

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

This product now provides the capability of converting an 'HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 533FLR-T Adapter' into a Converged Network Adapter.


Version:1.9.17 (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.


This product now supports VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 1.


Version:1.6.17 (15 Jun 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.


This firmware provides a new option in the NIC ROM-Based Setup Utility (RBSU) menu (HP’s UEFI System Utilities – F9 at POST) to allow enabling and disabling of HP shared memory features.


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