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HPE Intel Online Firmware Upgrade Utility for VMware

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Type: Firmware - Network
Version: 3.1.10(7 Nov 2016)
Operating System(s): VMware vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 6.0
File name: CP028809.zip (11 MB)
This package contains the utilities and binaries for upgrading HPE ProLiant Intel Gigabit Ethernet NICs ROM images running under VMware vSphere 5.5 and 6.0.

This product now supports the HPE Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Communication Board.

Prerequisites:

This package requires the appropriate HPE Broadcom driver for VMware for your device to be installed before firmware can be updated.


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

efeceddddfbab4957ea15f52d5978e4f9b5b799f740c827b14ff46ee68861b14 CP028809.zip

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


Installation:

Installation instructions are available in CP028809.txt, which is included in CP028809.zip.


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 at least one of the following drivers, as appropriate for your device, for use with this firmware:

  • HPE Intel igb Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.10.07 or later
  • HPE Intel ixgbe Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.10.07 or later
  • HPE Intel i40e Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.03.29 or later

Notes:

This software package contains the following firmware versions for the below listed supported nework adapters:

NIC EEPROM/NVM Version OROM Version
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361i Adapter 80000CD5 1.1446.0
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361FLB Adapter 80000DB4
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361T Adapter 80000E0D
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 363i Adapter 80000D00
HP Ethernet 1Gb 1-port 364i Adapter 80000BEE
HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366FLR Adapter 80000DCF
HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Adapter 80000E24
HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366M Adapter 80000DA9
HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366T Adapter 80000DC6
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 367i Adapter 80000C72
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLB Adapter 80000872
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLR-SFP+ Adapter 80000838
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560SFP+ Adapter 80000835
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560M Adapter 8000083D
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561FLR-T Adapter 800005B6
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561T Adapter 800005D3
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562i Adapter 800006FC
HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562FLR-SFP+ Adapter 80002398
HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFP+ Adapter 80002397
HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 563i Adapter 80002717
HPE Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Communication Board 80000EBF

The combo image v1.1446.0 includes: Boot Agent: 1GbE - v1.5.72, 10GbE - v2.3.46, 40GbE - v1.0.21 & UEFI Drivers: 1GbE - v7.3.20, 10GbE - v5.0.20, 40GbE - v1.9.27.


Supported Devices and Features:

This package supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361FLB Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 363i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 1-port 364i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366FLR Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Adapter
  • HPE Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Communication Board
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366M Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 367i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLB Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560SFP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560M Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561FLR-T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562i Adapter
  • HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFLR-FP+ Adapter
  • HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFP+ 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 issue where a firmware update fails when executed on a system running Xen.

This product addresses connectivity issues that may occur while booting mounted image when the shared network port is enabled on HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 562 FLR-SFP+/SFP adapters.

HPE recommends at least one of the following drivers, as appropriate for your device, for use with this firmware:

  • HPE Intel igb Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.10.07 or later
  • HPE Intel ixgbe Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.10.07 or later
  • HPE Intel i40e Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.03.29 or later
Version:3.1.11 (10 Jan 2017)
Fixes

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


This product fixes link flapping issue reported on the HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLB Adapter.

This product addresses a security issue reported on the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFLR-FP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFP+ Adapter

See the security bulletin HPSBHF03695 for more information.


Version:3.1.10 (7 Nov 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 where a firmware update fails when executed on a system running Xen.

This product addresses connectivity issues that may occur while booting mounted image when the shared network port is enabled on HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 562 FLR-SFP+/SFP adapters.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HPE Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Communication Board.


Version:3.0.8 (1 Apr 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.


Initial release.



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Type: Firmware - Network
Version: 3.1.10(7 Nov 2016)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 6.0

Description

This package contains the utilities and binaries for upgrading HPE ProLiant Intel Gigabit Ethernet NICs ROM images running under VMware vSphere 5.5 and 6.0.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HPE Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Communication Board.

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

This package requires the appropriate HPE Broadcom driver for VMware for your device to be installed before firmware can be updated.


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

efeceddddfbab4957ea15f52d5978e4f9b5b799f740c827b14ff46ee68861b14 CP028809.zip

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


Installation:

Installation instructions are available in CP028809.txt, which is included in CP028809.zip.


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 at least one of the following drivers, as appropriate for your device, for use with this firmware:

  • HPE Intel igb Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.10.07 or later
  • HPE Intel ixgbe Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.10.07 or later
  • HPE Intel i40e Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.03.29 or later

Notes:

This software package contains the following firmware versions for the below listed supported nework adapters:

NIC EEPROM/NVM Version OROM Version
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361i Adapter 80000CD5 1.1446.0
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361FLB Adapter 80000DB4
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361T Adapter 80000E0D
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 363i Adapter 80000D00
HP Ethernet 1Gb 1-port 364i Adapter 80000BEE
HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366FLR Adapter 80000DCF
HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Adapter 80000E24
HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366M Adapter 80000DA9
HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366T Adapter 80000DC6
HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 367i Adapter 80000C72
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLB Adapter 80000872
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLR-SFP+ Adapter 80000838
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560SFP+ Adapter 80000835
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560M Adapter 8000083D
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561FLR-T Adapter 800005B6
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561T Adapter 800005D3
HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562i Adapter 800006FC
HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562FLR-SFP+ Adapter 80002398
HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFP+ Adapter 80002397
HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 563i Adapter 80002717
HPE Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Communication Board 80000EBF

The combo image v1.1446.0 includes: Boot Agent: 1GbE - v1.5.72, 10GbE - v2.3.46, 40GbE - v1.0.21 & UEFI Drivers: 1GbE - v7.3.20, 10GbE - v5.0.20, 40GbE - v1.9.27.


Supported Devices and Features:

This package supports the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361FLB Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 361T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 363i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 1-port 364i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366FLR Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Adapter
  • HPE Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Communication Board
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366M Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 1Gb 2-port 367i Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLB Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLR-SFP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560SFP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560M Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561FLR-T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 561T Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562i Adapter
  • HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFLR-FP+ Adapter
  • HPE Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFP+ 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 issue where a firmware update fails when executed on a system running Xen.

This product addresses connectivity issues that may occur while booting mounted image when the shared network port is enabled on HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 562 FLR-SFP+/SFP adapters.

Important

HPE recommends at least one of the following drivers, as appropriate for your device, for use with this firmware:

  • HPE Intel igb Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.10.07 or later
  • HPE Intel ixgbe Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.10.07 or later
  • HPE Intel i40e Drivers for VMware, versions 2016.03.29 or later

Revision History

Version:3.1.11 (10 Jan 2017)
Fixes

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


This product fixes link flapping issue reported on the HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 560FLB Adapter.

This product addresses a security issue reported on the following network adapters:

  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFLR-FP+ Adapter
  • HP Ethernet 10Gb 2-port 562SFP+ Adapter

See the security bulletin HPSBHF03695 for more information.


Version:3.1.10 (7 Nov 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 where a firmware update fails when executed on a system running Xen.

This product addresses connectivity issues that may occur while booting mounted image when the shared network port is enabled on HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 562 FLR-SFP+/SFP adapters.

Enhancements

This product now supports the HPE Ethernet 1Gb 4-port 366i Communication Board.


Version:3.0.8 (1 Apr 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.


Initial release.