Networking Connectivity
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Potential incorrect display of iSCSI Boot port priority

Symptom(s):
When displaying iSCSI Boot Priority using Intel® PROSet for Windows* Device Manager, the primary or secondary port is missing from the display. Each time you close the display and open it, a different port might be missing.

Cause:
After removing or disabling some 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports configured as primary iSCSI Boot Priority, then installing or enabling the previously removed or disabled adapter may cause the described symptom.

Solution:

  1. Open the iSCSI Boot Priority using Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager.
  2. Set all ports to "Disabled".
  3. Restart Windows.
  4. Open the iSCSI Boot Priority using Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager
  5. Set desired ports to primary and secondary.
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This applies to:

Intel® 10 Gigabit XF SR Dual Port Server Adapter
Intel® 10 Gigabit XF SR Server Adapter
Intel® Gigabit VT Quad Port Server Adapter
Intel® iSCSI Remote Boot
Intel® PRO/1000 PF Dual Port Server Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 PF Quad Port Server Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 PF Server Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Low Profile Server Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter

Solution ID: CS-028633
Last Modified: 07-Oct-2013
Date Created: 10-Dec-2007
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