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HPE Blade QLogic NX2 Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware

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Type: Firmware - Network
Version: 1.0.8(20 Dec 2019)
Operating System(s): VMware vSphere 6.5
VMware vSphere 6.7
Multi-part download
File name: CP039870.compsig (2.1 KB)
File name: CP039870.zip (6.4 MB)
This package contains the utilities and binaries for upgrading HPE Blade QLogic NX2 Gigabit Ethernet NICs Boot code, PXE, UEFI, NCSI, iSCSI, FCoE, CCM and L2 code running under VMware vSphere 6.5 and 6.7.

Initial release.

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:

64fe92712633bd52ddbd4a9173c99dc2fe7b0c5294fa80c9afbafe2661168fc5 CP039870.zip
6a852444c073dcaa6cd5916adbbcec91e4e19bc9065ceec2a2275361c3f80729 CP039870.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 CP039870.txt, which is included in CP039870.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 Blade QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware, versions 2019.12.20 or later, for use with this firmware.


Notes:

This software package contains combo image v7.18.26 with the following firmware versions:

NIC Boot Code Version PXE Version UEFI Version iSCSI Version FCoE Version CCM Version L2 Version
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
7.15.78 7.14.13 8.4.3 7.14.0 7.14.3 7.14.4 7.12.25

 


Supported Devices and Features:

This product supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 534M Adapter
  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 536FLB Adapter 
  • HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
  • HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M 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 product addresses an incorrect local sequence number in the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP).

This product addresses an issue where boot mode is not restored to the default value after a factory reset.

This product addresses an issue where the F1 help messages "Number of VFs per PF" and "Legacy Boot Protocol" option display incorrectly in Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages.

HPE recommends HPE Blade QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware, versions 2019.12.20 or later, for use with this firmware.

Version:1.1.1 (26 May 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 VMware vSphere 7.0.


Version:1.0.8 (20 Dec 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 an incorrect local sequence number in the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP).

This product addresses an issue where boot mode is not restored to the default value after a factory reset.

This product addresses an issue where the F1 help messages "Number of VFs per PF" and "Legacy Boot Protocol" option display incorrectly in Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages.

Enhancements

Initial release.


Type: Firmware - Network
Version: 1.0.8(20 Dec 2019)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.5
VMware vSphere 6.7

Description

This package contains the utilities and binaries for upgrading HPE Blade QLogic NX2 Gigabit Ethernet NICs Boot code, PXE, UEFI, NCSI, iSCSI, FCoE, CCM and L2 code running under VMware vSphere 6.5 and 6.7.

Enhancements

Initial release.

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:

64fe92712633bd52ddbd4a9173c99dc2fe7b0c5294fa80c9afbafe2661168fc5 CP039870.zip
6a852444c073dcaa6cd5916adbbcec91e4e19bc9065ceec2a2275361c3f80729 CP039870.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 CP039870.txt, which is included in CP039870.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 Blade QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware, versions 2019.12.20 or later, for use with this firmware.


Notes:

This software package contains combo image v7.18.26 with the following firmware versions:

NIC Boot Code Version PXE Version UEFI Version iSCSI Version FCoE Version CCM Version L2 Version
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
7.15.78 7.14.13 8.4.3 7.14.0 7.14.3 7.14.4 7.12.25

 


Supported Devices and Features:

This product supports the following network adapters:

  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 534M Adapter
  • HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 536FLB Adapter 
  • HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630FLB Adapter
  • HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 630M 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 product addresses an incorrect local sequence number in the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP).

This product addresses an issue where boot mode is not restored to the default value after a factory reset.

This product addresses an issue where the F1 help messages "Number of VFs per PF" and "Legacy Boot Protocol" option display incorrectly in Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages.

Important

HPE recommends HPE Blade QLogic NX2 10/20GbE Multifunction Drivers for VMware, versions 2019.12.20 or later, for use with this firmware.

Revision History

Version:1.1.1 (26 May 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 VMware vSphere 7.0.


Version:1.0.8 (20 Dec 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 an incorrect local sequence number in the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP).

This product addresses an issue where boot mode is not restored to the default value after a factory reset.

This product addresses an issue where the F1 help messages "Number of VFs per PF" and "Legacy Boot Protocol" option display incorrectly in Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages.

Enhancements

Initial release.


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