Networking Connectivity
Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter X520 Series
Intel® Ethernet Software Verified Compatible with NetApp Storage Systems

Intel® Ethernet Software has been verified compatible with NetApp storage systems.

Latest compatible software

OS

Download
Package

FCoE
Driver

Adapter
Driver

Windows Server 2012*
Windows Server 2008 R2* SP1
Windows Server 2008* SP2

Version 18.0

1.14.12.0 3.3.40.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux* (RHEL) 6.0

Inbox

VMware* ESXi 5.0 and 5.1

Inbox


Note

You must add or modify the value of the following Windows* registry entry (DWORD) on your server:

Setting: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mpio\Parameters\PathRecoveryInterval
Value: 60 decimal

Version 16.5 or earlier:
If you are using Intel® Ethernet Software version 16.5 or earlier you must add or modify the following additional Windows* registry entries (DWORD) on your server:

Setting:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Disk\TimeOutValue
Value: 60 decimal

Setting: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mpio\Parameters\UseCustomPathRecoveryInterval
Value: 1 decimal

Configuring MPIO Timers contains additional information about this registry setting.

See Windows Server* Hotfixes Required for MPIO & DSM for required hotfixes.

Previous compatible software

OS Download
Package
FCoE
Driver
Adapter
Driver

Windows Server 2008* SP2
Windows Server 2008 R2* SP1

Version 17.1

1.9.13.0

2.11.114.0

Windows Server 2008 SP2
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Version 16.5

1.6.5.0 2.9.66.0
Windows Server 2008 SP2
Windows Server 2008 R2*

Version 16.2

1.5.9.0

2.8.32.0
Windows Server 2008* SP2
(64-bit editions only)

Windows Server 2008 R2*

Version 15.4.2

1.2.6.0

2.5.52.0

Version 15.4.1

1.0.2.1

2.5.52.0

NetApp Technical Support

In the USA and Canada

888-4-NETAPP
(888-463-8277)
or NetApp Support page

In Asia Pacific

800-800-80-800
or NetApp Support page

In EMEA

00-800-44-NETAPP
(00-80-44-638277)
or NetApp Support page

Related topics
NetApp Support
NetApp Interoperability Matrix Tool
FAQ: Data Center Bridging (DCB) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
DCB/FCoE Compatibility
Learn more about Fibre Channel over Ethernet

This applies to:

Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520 Series
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

Solution ID: CS-031565
Last Modified: 17-Nov-2014
Date Created: 05-May-2010
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