Networking Connectivity
Intel® Server Adapters
Drivers and software for Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters

This page provides handy links to the drivers and software for Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters.

  • You do not need to download a separate file for each OS and each adapter.
  • Each file includes drivers for multiple adapters including 10/100, gigabit, and 10 Gigabit adapters.
  • Files of the same name that are listed multiple times for different operating systems are the same file.
  • Not every OS is supported by every adapter.

Top Downloads
Wired Ethernet drivers for Windows Server 2008 R2*
Wired Ethernet drivers for Windows Server 2008*

Note Additional information about using driver downloads is available at Install, extract files without installing, and using DxSetup utility.

Downloads by OS

Operating System (OS) Download Type File Name
Windows 8 and Server 2012*
Windows 8* (64-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWINX64.exe
Windows 8* (32-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWIN32.exe
Windows Server 2012 Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWINX64.exe
Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2*
Windows 7* (32-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWIN32.exe
Windows 7* (64-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWINX64.exe
Windows Server 2008 R2* (64-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWINX64.exe
Windows Server 2008 R2* for Intel® Itanium® Processor-based systems Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWIN64.exe
Windows Vista* & Server 2008*
Windows Vista* (32-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWIN32.exe
Windows Server 2008* (32-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWIN32.exe
Windows Vista* (64-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWINX64.exe
Windows Server 2008* (64-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWINX64.exe
Windows Server 2008* for Intel® Itanium® Processor-based systems Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWIN64.exe
Windows Server 2003*
Windows Server 2003* (32-bit) Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWIN32.exe
Windows Server 2003* (64-bit) Base, Intel® PROSet, ANS, etc. PROWINX64.exe
Windows Server 2003* for Intel® Itanium® Processor-based systems Driver, Intel® PROSet, ANS, and SNMP PROWIN64.exe
Older Windows*, Linux*, Utilities, and other downloads
Windows Server 2003*
Windows Server 2008*
Windows Server 2008 R2*
Intel® I/O Acceleration Technology (Intel® I/O AT) Drivers IOATDMA.EXE
Various Boot Utility (PXE, iSCSI, FCoE, UEFI) PREBOOT.EXE
Network Administrator Tools (Various OS) Diagnostic Tools (DIAGS and IDADAPT)
IOUtil (Disables IO Map Mode Access)
PROADMIN.EXE
Save and Restore Script (SavResDX.vbs)
Linux* kernel version 2.6.x. Base Driver for all 82599 and 82598EB-based 10 Gigabit Network Connections ixgbe-x.x.x.tar.gz
Supports 82599-based virtual function devices that can only be activated on kernels that support SR-IOV

See README for supported kernel and distro information.
ixgbevf-x.x.x.tar.gz
Linux kernel versions 2.4.18 through 2.6.x. Base Driver for the Intel® 82597-based PCI-X 10 GbE adapters/connections ixgb-x.x.x.tar.gz
FreeBSD* Release 7.2 and greater Supports all 82599 and 82598EB-based 10 gigabit network connections ixgbe-x.x.x.tar.gz
FreeBSD Release 6.x and greater Supports all 82597-based 10 gigabit network connections ixgb-x.x.x.tar.gz
FreeBSD* Release 4.11 and greater Supports all 82597-based 10 gigabit network connections ixgb-5.0.2.tar.gz
Note DOS and efi-based diagnostics are available in the PROADMIN and Windows packs.

This applies to:

Intel® 10 Gigabit AF DA Dual Port Server Adapter
Intel® 10 Gigabit AT Server Adapter
Intel® 10 Gigabit AT2 Server Adapter
Intel® 10 Gigabit CX4 Dual Port Server Adapter
Intel® 10 Gigabit XF LR Server Adapter
Intel® 10 Gigabit XF SR Dual Port Server Adapter
Intel® 10 Gigabit XF SR Server Adapter
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 Series
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T1
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520 Series
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-DA2
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-LR1
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR1
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-SR2
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520-T2
Intel® PRO/10GbE CX4 Server Adapter
Intel® PRO/10GbE LR Server Adapter
Intel® PRO/10GbE SR Server Adapter

Solution ID: CS-032484
Last Modified: 13-Sep-2012
Date Created: 04-May-2011
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