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Sun Dual 10 GbE PCIe 2.0 Fibre Channel Over Ethernet Software

User's Guide

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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Related Documentation


Support and Accessibility

Understanding the FCoE Software

Installation Overview (Linux)

Installation Overview (Windows)


System Requirements

OS Patches and Updates

Managing the Driver

Enabling the FCoE Software (Linux)

Enable FCoE During the Linux Installation

Enable FCoE After a Linux Installation

Set Up the Network Interfaces

Resolve SAN-Boot Errors (RHEL6.0/OL6.0)

Remove the FCoE Software Package (Linux)

Installing the FCoE Software (Windows)

Upgrade Guidelines for Software Release 15.4 (Windows)

Validation and Storage Certification

Hotfixes (Windows)

Download and Install the Driver (Windows)

Remove the Driver (Windows)

Verify the Functionality of the Network Interface

Booting Over a Network

Boot Over a 10GbE Network (Linux)

Set Up the FCoE Boot Option ROM (Windows)

Configuring the Switch

Configure the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch

Configure the Brocade 8000 Series Switch

Configuring Driver Parameters (Linux)

Set Driver Parameters (Linux)

Driver Parameter Settings (Linux)

Configure Jumbo Frames (Linux)


Download and Install the Driver (Windows)

If your system uses the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system, perform the following procedure to download and install the device driver.


Caution - You must install the driver before you install the low profile adapter or ExpressModule to prevent a nonrecoverable error.

  1. Log in to your system.
  2. In a browser, go to this location:

  3. Select the following product:

    Intel 10 Gigabit XF SR Dual Port Server Adapter

  4. Start the PROWinxx.exe application.

    where xx is the bit number of the OS (for instance, 32 or 64).

  5. Within the installer, select all of the unchecked options, including the FCoE option (SNMP is only necessary if the host has SNMP installed).
  6. Power off the host after completion of the installation, and install the FCoE adapter.
  7. Power on the host, and restart the PROWinxx.exe application.

    where xx is the bit number of the OS (for instance, 32 or 64).

  8. Select any new options that have appeared.
  9. Connect the Fibre Channel cables, and configure the storage.
  10. Reboot the host.
  11. Log in, and verify that the storage is available in the Server Manager - Disk Management window.

    If not, check the properties of the Network Adapters and Storage Controllers in the Device Manager and the Storage Configuration Administration windows.

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