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    Adapter Installation Manual 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter...

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    Note: Before using the information and the product it supports, be sure to read and understand the Appendix B, “Notices” on page 99. First Edition (August 2013) © Copyright QLogic Corporation 2011–2013...

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    Multi-boot Image for 10Gb Converged Network Adapter—CNA Function Configuration Utility ...4 Operating System Support ....................4 Multi-boot Package Contents...................5 Converged Network Adapter Function Configuration Package Contents......5 Using QLflash ........................5 Updating the Multi-boot Code ................5 QLflash Command Line Options.................5 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    VLAN Configuration with QCC GUI ................24 VLAN Configuration with the QCC Interactive CLI ............24 VLAN Configuration with the QCC Non-Interactive CLI..........25 Teaming/Bonding ........................25 Windows Teaming ......................25 Team MAC Address ..................25 Teaming Modes ....................25 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Installing iSCSI in ESX ......................85 Installing iSCSI in Windows ......................85 iSCSI Configuration ........................85 iSCSI Configuration with QCC GUI ................85 iSCSI Configuration with Interactive QCC CLI...............85 iSCSI Configuration with Non-Interactive CLI..............85 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Selective LUNS ..........................95 Configuring Selective LUNS with the QCC GUI ............95 Configuring Selective LUNS with the Interactive QCC CLI ...........95 Configuring Selective LUNS with the Non-Interactive QCC CLI........95 Troubleshooting ..........................95 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    FCoE Diagnostics Using QCC GUI ................95 FCoE Diagnostics Using Interactive QCC CLI...............95 FCoE Troubleshooting Diagram ..................96 Appendix A. Adapter LEDs........................97 Appendix B. Notices ..........................99 Trademarks..........................100 Glossary ..............................101 Index..............................105 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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  • Page 9: Intended Audience, Documentation Conventions

    • The 8200 and 3200 Series Adapters are also referred to as QLogic Adapter and adapters. • Note provides additional information. • Caution indicates the presence of a hazard that could cause damage to equipment or loss of data. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Adapter...

  • Page 10: Technical Support

    4. View the product details Web page to ensure that you have the correct firmware, software, or documentation. For additional information, click the Readme and Release Notes icons under Support Files. 5. Click Download Now. 6. Save the file to your computer. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Adapter...

  • Page 11: Legal Notices

    Access the database from the QLogic Support Center: http://support.qlogic.com. Legal Notices Warranty For warranty details, please check the QLogic Web site at http://www.qlogic.com/Support/Pages/Warranty.aspx. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Adapter...

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    EN61000-4-4: Fast Transient/Burst EN61000-4-5: Fast Surge Common/ Differential EN61000-4-6: RF Conducted Susceptibility EN61000-4-8: Power Frequency Magnetic Field EN61000-4-11: Voltage Dips and Interrupt VCCI: 2009-04 Class A AS/NZS CISPR22: Class A 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Adapter...

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    Complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11. 2006/95/EC low voltage directive: 8200 and 3200 Series Adapters TUV: EN60950-1:2006+A11 2nd Edition EN60825-1:1994+A1+A2 EN60825-2:2004+A1 IEC60950-1 2nd Edition (2005) CB CB Certified to IEC 60950-1 2nd Edition 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Adapter...

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    8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Adapter...

  • Page 15: Quick Start

    7. Refasten the adapter’s retaining bracket using the existing screw or lever. 8. Close the computer cover. 9. Plug the appropriate Ethernet cable (either copper or optical) into the adapter. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    A window opens prompting you to Enter your search criteria. 4. Provide the information necessary: Category 6 unshielded systems may be limited by alien crosstalk beyond 37-meter channels. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 17: Additional Resources

    • For important product information, including warranty, laser safety, and agency certification, and see the Legal Notices section. • For descriptions and procedures related to QConvergeConsole, use the built-in help system. xvii 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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  • Page 19: Chapter 1. Product Overview

    • “Supported Operating Systems” on page 2 Functional Description The 8200 Series Adapters are Converged Network Adapters, and the 3200 Series Adapters are Intelligent Ethernet Adapters (IEA). The 8200 Series Adapters support 210GbE Enhanced Ethernet, FCoE, and iSCSI. The 3200 Series Adapters support 210GbE Enhanced Ethernet ports.

  • Page 20: Supported Operating Systems

    PCIe slot. Low-profile slots are typically found in compact servers. Standards Specifications The 8200 and 3200 Series adapters support the following standards specifications: • IEEE: 802.3ae (10 Gb Ethernet) 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 21: Environmental Specifications

    60 minutes Altitude Ranges—Low Limits –15.2m (–50ft) –15.2m (–50ft) Altitude Ranges—High Limits 3,048m (10,000ft) 10,668m (35,000ft) Airborne Contaminants—ISA-71 Level 200LFM is required to operate at this temperature. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 22: Converged Network Adapter Superinstaller Installation

    2008; Solaris x86; and Linux on IA32, AMD64, and Intel ® x64-based systems. For information about the multi-boot image for your operating system, refer to the corresponding Readme file on the QLogic Web site (http://driverdownloads.qlogic.com). 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 23: Multi-boot Package Contents

    Certain features (that is, the NVRAM options) may require additional data. Files and passwords are not provided in this file. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 24: Adapter Configuration Utility

    This section provides detailed configuration information for advanced users who want to customize the configuration of the 8200 and 3200 Series Adapters and the connected devices. You can configure the adapters using the CNA Function Configuration utility. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 25: Type

    Enter to toggle between Enabled and Disabled. Use the Enable PXE Boot option to attempt a PXE boot on the selected function. Restore to Non-NIC Partition Settings Press the ENTER key to restore the NIC partition settings. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 26: Exit The Cna Function Configuration Utility, Installing The Qlogic Adapter Vcenter Plug-in For Esx/esxi

    When the you select an ESX or ESXi host that has QLogic adapters installed, the extension appears in the client as an additional tab named QLogic Adapter, as shown in Figure 1. Figure 1: vSphere Client Showing QLogic Adapter Tab 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 27: Requirements, Installing The Qlogic Adapter Cim Provider

    A VIB contains the complete set of files and binaries required to install the provider on VMware ESX/ESXi. The offline-bundle.zip file contains the VIB and the necessary metadata to install the provider on VMware ESX/ESXi. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 28: Initial Installation

    1. Follow the instructions in “Removing the QLogic Adapter CIM Provider” on page 11 to remove the existing VIB. 2. Follow the instructions in “Initial Installation” on page 10 to install the new VIB. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 29: Starting The Qlogic Adapter Cim Provider, Removing The Qlogic Adapter Cim Provider

    For example, the Bulletin ID may have a format similar to the following: ESX/ESXi 4.0: QLGC_NIC_PROVIDER-ESX-4.0.0-qlogic-nic-provider-x.x.x ESX/ESXi 4.1: QLGC_NIC_PROVIDER-ESX-4.1.0-qlogic-nic-provider-x.x.x where x.x.x is the version number of the existing provider. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 30: Starting The Qlogic Adapter Vcenter Plug-in, Removing The Qlogic Adapter Vcenter Plug-in

    4. If it does not already exist, edit and append the /usr/lib/vmware/bin/qlflash entry in the /etc/vmware/UserWorldBinaries.txt file. For ESXi, the QLflash utility is not required, so no additional steps are necessary. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 31: Updating The Flash, Using The Vcenter Plug-in On A Tomcat Server

    • “Starting and Stopping Tomcat on Windows” on page 14 Installing Tomcat on Linux To install Tomcat on a Linux OS: 1. Go to the following URL: http://tomcat.apache.org/download-55.cgi 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 32: Starting And Stopping Tomcat On Linux

    2. Run the installer by double-clicking the EXE file or by typing the name of the EXE on a command prompt. The InstallAnywhere installer prepares to install the QLogic Adapter vCenter Plug-in. 3. On the Introduction window, click Next. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 33: Plug-in Unregistration From A Manual Installation, Launching The Plug-in From Vsphere Client

    QLogic Adapter tab appears in the tab row. 4. Click the QLogic Adapter tab to view a web page. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 35: Chapter 2. Configuring Nic, Installing Nic In Linux, Installing Nic In Esx/esxi

    1. Enter the system BIOS by pressing the F2 key. 2. On the BIOS window (Figure 3), select Integrated Devices, and then press the ENTER key. Figure 3: Dell BIOS: Integrated Devices 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    5. Press the ESCAPE key twice, and then select Save changes and exit. The system reboots. 6. (Optional) During POST, press the CTRL+Q keys to enter the QLogic 8200 Series / 3200 Series CNA Function Configuration window. 7. On the CNA Function Configuration main window, ensure that Protocol is set to PXE (Figure 4).

  • Page 37: Configuring Driver Software Parameters, Linux Nic Driver Management Applications

    1. To check for an older version of the RPM package, issue the following command: rpm –qa QConvergeConsoleCLI 2. If an older version is found, erase that version by issuing the following command: rpm –e QConvergeConsoleCLI 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 38: Ethtool Utility

    Supported link modes: Supports auto-negotiation: No Advertised link modes: 10000baseT/Full Advertised auto-negotiation: No Speed: 10000Mb/s Duplex: Full Port: FIBRE PHYAD: 1 Transceiver: external Auto-negotiation: off Supports Wake-on: g Wake-on: g 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 39: Qlogic Device Windows Property Pages

    Checks health of firmware, monitors normal operation, and ensures recovery of the firmware. Interrupt Moderation Allows interrupt coalescing during receive and transmit operation. Registry Key: *InterruptModeration Default: Disabled Values: Enabled, Disabled 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    (that may have been Flashed into the hardware). Registry Key: NetworkAddress Format: Hexadecimal Options: Value (a value is required, enter the 12 hex bytes of the MAC address to be used), or not present. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    Enables and disables the TCP transmit and receive checksum offload. Registry Key: *TCPChecksumOffloadIPv4 Default: Rx and Tx Enabled Values: Disabled, Rx Enabled, Tx Enabled, Rx and Tx Enabled 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 42: Configuring Nic Driver Parameters With Qcc Gui, Configuring Nic Driver Parameters With Qcc Interactive Cli

    VLAN Configuration with the QCC Interactive CLI For information about VLAN configuration with the QCC Interactive CLI, refer to the appropriate section in the QConvergeConsole CLI User's Guide on the QLogic Web site (http://driverdownloads.qlogic.com). 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 43: Vlan Configuration With The Qcc Non-interactive Cli, Windows Teaming

    All team types—failsafe, switch-independent load balancing, and link aggregation—can be heterogeneous as well as homogeneous. Every team must have at least one QLogic Adapter. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    No two same MAC addresses are exposed to the switch at the same time. Failsafe mode is inherent in all other teaming modes and is switch agnostic. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    For the team to function, LACP must be enabled at both ends of the link: the server and the switch. LACP (802.3ad dynamic) allows switch ports to dynamically communicate with the teaming driver, allowing controlled addition and removal of ports from the team. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 46: Using The Cli For Teaming, Using The Team Management Gui

    1. In Windows, access the Computer Management dialog box, and then click Device Manager in the left pane. 2. Under Network adapters, right-click the QLogic 10Gigabit Ethernet adapter, and then select Properties. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 47: Teaming Configuration

    • “Creating a Team” on page 30 • “Modifying a Team” on page 35 • “Deleting a Team” on page 40 • “Saving and Restoring Teaming Configuration” on page 40 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 48: Creating A Team

    • Passive LACP: The Passive LACP side responds to the active LACP requests. — Adapters to Add—Select the check box next to each adapter that should form the team. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    These properties configure the member adapters to avoid any conflict after a team has been created. Figures 9 through 12 show the configuration of various teaming modes. Figure 9: Creating a Failsafe Team 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    Figure 10: Creating a Switch-Independent Load Balancing Team 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    Figure 11: Creating an 802.3ad Static Team 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    Figure 12: Creating an 802.3ad Dynamic Team To confirm if a team has been successfully created, view the Team and Adapters pane on the Team Management page. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 53: Modifying A Team

    Figure 13: Confirming New Team Creation Modifying a Team A team can be modified by: • Adding or removing one or more team members to a team. • Modifying the team properties. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    QLogic-teamed Adapter. 1. On the Team Management property page, right-click the adapter to be removed from the team. 2. On the shortcut menu, click Remove from Team. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    To reload a team: On the Team Management page, in the left pane under Teams and Adapters, right-click the team name, and then click Reload Team. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    2. On the shortcut menu, click Modify Team (Figure 16). Figure 16: Modifying Team Properties 3. In the Modify Team Properties dialog box, change the team parameters as needed, and then click 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    Figure 18 shows a failsafe team modification, which shows the new team type and default values for team attributes. You can manually change attribute values. Figure 18: Modifying the Team Type 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 58: Deleting A Team, Viewing Teaming Statistics, Linux Bonding/failover/aggregation

    ® systems (Cisco FCoE switch). By default, link aggregation control protocol (LACP) is disabled on 8200 Series Adapters (it is enabled by default in the 3200 Series Adapters). Perform the following steps using QLogic Device Windows Properties Page to enable LACP on a 8200 Series Adapter.

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    1. Log in to the server that contains installed 8200 Series Adapters. 2. Open the Server Manager and select Diagnostics > Device Manager > Network Adapters. 3. Right-click the first QLogic 10 Gigabit Ethernet CNA device and select Properties from the context menu (Figure 41).

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    If a server has four Converged Network Adapter ports, then two vPCs can be created, as shown in Figure 21. Figure 21: LACP Configuration with Two vPCs An vFC cannot be bound from a server with multiple links in the same Nexus 5x00. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    Figure 23: Invalid LACP Configuration (Two vPCs Linked Separately to Two Nexus 5x00s) For information on configuring Cisco Nexus switches for vPCs, see to the following: • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Configuring vPCs at: — http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/4_2/nx-os/ interfaces/configuration/guide/if_vPC.pdf — http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps9441/ps9670/ configuration_guide_c07-543563.html 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 62: Nic Partitioning (npar), Nic Partitioning (npar)

    • Minimum bandwidth is the minimum bandwidth guaranteed to a partition. • Maximum bandwidth is the maximum value that a partition is permitted to use. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 63: Setup Requirements

    Can be used for NPAR configuration and management in Win- Properties Page dows Drivers Adapter drivers NIC, FCoE, and iSCSI drivers Management tools and drivers are located on the QLogic Web site http://driverdownloads.qlogic.com. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 64: Npar Configuration

    2 (PF2) cannot be a backup for PF0 because both functions are partitions of the same physical port. • 802.3ad link aggregation teams are not allowed on partitioned NIC functions. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 65: Personality Changes

    FCoE, NIC, or disabled FCoE/NIC Only one iSCSI and/or FCoE function per physical port. NIC, iSCSI, and FCoE have fixed function numbers. Functions 2–7 can be independently dis- abled. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 66: Quality Of Service

    For traffic to flow from one eSwitch to another, it must first pass through an external switch or have been forwarded by a VM that has a path through both eSwitches. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 67: Configuration Management Tools

    QLogic adapters within the entire network (LAN and SAN). QCC manages iSCSI, Ethernet, and FCoE functions on 8200 and 3200 Series Adapters installed in a Linux or Windows environment. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 68: Npar Setup And Management Options

    FCoE, or iSCSI partitions and establish quality of service (QoS) by adjusting the bandwidth settings. As an alternative, you can use QConvergeConsole CLI to set up partitions using a command line interface in either interactive or non-interactive mode. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 69: Qlogic Optionrom At Post

    The screen displays a list of functions available to the selected adapter (Figure 26). Figure 26: Function Configuration Screen Note: For a list of NPAR configuration options, see “NPAR Setup” on page 69. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 70

    3. Move your cursor to the Type column for any function type you want to change (Figures 27 through 29). Figure 27: Selecting NIC Function Type to Change Figure 28: Selecting iSCSI Function Type to Change 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    (10Gb): they are a percentage of the NIC bandwidth allocated to this NIC port through ETS on the switch. 5. Save your changes (Figure 31). Figure 31: Saving Configuration Changes 6. Reboot the host server after completing NPAR configuration. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 72: Qconvergeconsole (qcc) Gui

    2. Expand the physical Port 1 node and select the NIC port. The content pane displays two additional tabs that are not available on NIC ports for physical Port 2. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    2. Expand the physical Port 1 node and select the NIC port. The content pane displays two additional tabs that are not available on NIC ports for physical Port 2. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    The Security Check dialog box may appear. In the Enter Password box, type the password, and then click OK. Note: The settings are persistent across reboots. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 75: Qconvergeconsole (qcc) Cli

    To set up NIC partitions using QCC CLI: 1. Start the QCC CLI interface and select option 6: NIC Partitioning <NPAR> Information (Figure 34). Figure 34: Selecting Option 6 to View NPAR Information Options 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    2. Enter option 2: NPAR Port Information (Figure 35). Figure 35: Selecting Option 2 to View NPAR Port Information The NPAR Configuration Selection Page displays the current configuration (Figure 36). Figure 36: NPAR Configuration Selection Screen 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 77

    For example, to change the bandwidth of the function 1 NIC partition: a. Select option 1: Bandwidth Configuration. b. Select option 1: Function:1. c. Select option 1: Modify Minimum Bandwidth (Figure 38). Figure 38: Selecting to Modify Minimum Bandwidth 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 78

    Depending on the function number and current state, this could be Disabled, NIC, FCoE, or iSCSI. Note: For a list of NPAR configuration options, see “NPAR Setup” on page 69. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 79: Qlogic Device Windows Properties Page

    1. Log in to the server that contains installed 8200 and 3200 Series Adapters. 2. Open the Server Manager and select Diagnostics > Device Manager > Network Adapters. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 80

    Figure 41: Selecting Properties from the Context Menu 4. From the Adapter Properties page, do the following: a. Select the NIC Partition Management tab. b. Right-click the function number you want to enable. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 81

    Select Enable Partition (Figure 42). Figure 42: Enabling Partition 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 82

    1. From the Server Manager, select Diagnostics > Device Manager > Network Adapters. 2. Right-click the desired QLogic 10 Gigabit Ethernet CNA device to change the function type and select Properties from the context menu. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 83

    3. On the NIC Partition Management tab, right-click one of the enabled functions and select Convert to <Protocol> from the context menu (Figure 44). Figure 44: Selecting Convert to NIC from Context Menu 4. Repeat these procedures to change the function types as desired. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 84

    2. Right-click the function number for the port you want to configure and select Configure Function from the context menu (Figure 45). Figure 45: Selecting Configure Function for Function 0 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 85

    Note: If you do not select this option, the bandwidth values will revert to the default settings after you reboot the host server. 5. Click OK to save your changes. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 86

    1. From the 8200 and 3200 Series Adapters Adapter Properties page, select the NIC Partition Management tab. 2. Right-click the function number for the port you want to review and select eSwitch Statistics from the context menu. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 87: Npar Setup

    NPAR settings shown in Table 7. Table 7. Default Configuration Minimum Maximum Function Physical Default Function Type Bandwidth Bandwidth Number Port Number Function Type Enabled as NIC Enabled as NIC 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 88: Configuration Options

    Maximum bandwidth: Maximum allowed bandwidth, specified as a percentage of the link speed. The queue’s rate will not be allowed to exceed the specified value, even if excess bandwidth is available on the physical port link. The total across all partitions may not be greater than the maximum link bandwidth. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 89: Npar Configuration Parameters And Setup Tools, Frequently Asked Questions About Npar

    (eight virtual ports per adapter). These virtual ports can be assigned NIC, FCoE, or iSCSI personalities, and users can apply QoS settings by flexibly allocating minimum guaranteed bandwidth to each virtual port. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 90

    2008/2008 SP2/2008 R2; Red ® ® Hat Linux 5.5, 6.0; Novell SLES 10 SP3, SLES 11 SP1. For the latest list of supported operating systems, please check the QLogic Web site. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 91: Networking, Nic Troubleshooting/diagnostics, Nic Linux Diagnostics

    • To run an internal loopback test, issue the following command: qaucli -pr nic -intloopback <cna_port_inst> <tests_num> <on_error> where tests_num is the number of tests (1–65535) and on_error is either 0=Ignore or 1=Abort 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    The test result is PASS The test extra info: Register_Test_on_offline Link_Test_on_offline Interrupt_Test_offline Loopback_Test_offline # ethtool -t eth4 The test result is PASS The test extra info: Register_Test_on_offline Link_Test_on_offline Interrupt_Test_offline Loopback_Test_offline 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 93: Linux Diagnostic Test Descriptions, Qlogic Device Windows Property Page Diagnostics

    1. Access the Windows Control Panel, and then open the Device Manager. 2. In the Device Manager, right-click the QLogic 10Gb Ethernet adapter, and then on the shortcut menu, click Properties. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 94

    Hardware Test, Register Test, Interrupt Test, Loopback Test, and Link Test. (“Windows Diagnostic Test Descriptions” on page 79 describes each test type.) 5. Click Run Tests. Note: Only one test can run at a time. Multiple tests can run sequentially. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 95

    Print Fibre Channel and FCoE protocol usage, and then exit qaucli -pr fc -h Print iSCSI protocol usage, and then exit qaucli -pr iscsi -h Print NPAR commands usage, and then exit qaucli -npar -h 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 96

    No internal loopback test (combine –D or –a) --noIntLP No hardware test (combine –D or –a) --noHw No link status test (combine –D or –a) --noLinkSt View help text --help 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 97: Windows Diagnostic Test Descriptions

    Hardware Test The hardware test checks the status of various hardware blocks, including DMA engines, receive engine, and on-board processor meta cores. Register Test The register test performs device register read/write accesses. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 98: Windows Diagnostic Test Messages

    Segmentation and reassembly engine currently halted HW_SRE_L1IPQ Segmentation and reassembly engine currently paused due to L1 IPQ discard failure HW_SRE_L2IPQ Segmentation and reassembly engine currently paused due to L2 IPQ discard failure 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 99

    HW_PEG0 PEG 0 is not used HW_PEG1 PEG 1 is not used HW_PEG2 PEG 2 is not used HW_PEG3 PEG 3 is not used HW_ERRCNT Hardware error count 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 100

    QCC CLI Diagnostics QCC Non-Interactive CLI For information about the QCC CLI diagnostics non-interactive CLI, refer to the QConvergeConsole User's Guide, section 4, “NIC Noninteractive Commands,” on the QLogic Web site http://driverdownloads.qlogic.com. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 101: Nic Troubleshooting Guidelines

    NIC Troubleshooting Guidelines Figure 50: NIC Troubleshooting Diagram 1 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 102

    Figure 51: NIC Troubleshooting Diagram 2 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 103: Chapter 3. Configuring Iscsi, Iscsi Overview, Installing Iscsi In Linux, Installing Iscsi In Esx

    To configure a Linux iSCSI initiator: 1. Access the QConvergeConsole CLI by entering qaucli in a terminal window. 2. On the QConvergeConsole CLI Main Menu, select 2, Adapter Configuration. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 104: Configuring An Iscsi Initiator In Windows

    4. On the Converged Network Adapter (CNA) Protocol Type Selection menu, select 1, CNA iSCSI Configuration. 5. On the Converged Network Adapter (CNA) iSCSI Configuration menu, select 3, Port IP Settings. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 105: Configuring An Iscsi Initiator In Vmware

    5. From the list of available storage adapters, select the iSCSI initiator you want to configure, and then click Properties. 6. Click Configure. The General Properties dialog box shows the initiator’s status, default name, and alias. 7. To enable the initiator, click Enabled. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 106: Iscsi Name Server Isns, Iscsi Boot, Iscsi Boot Setup Using Fast!util

    1. Find the QLogic Adapter iSCSI name and IP address. From the Fast!UTIL Options menu for iSCSI, select Configuration Settings. 2. Select Host Adapter Settings. 3. Write down the iSCSI name and IP address. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 107: Dhcp Boot Setup For Iscsi Boot (ipv4), Dhcp Boot Setup For Iscsi Boot (ipv)

    Boot Setup Using QCC GUI For information about iSCSI boot setup using QCC GUI, refer to the Configuring Boot Settings section in the QConvergeConsole Help System. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 108: Iscsi Troubleshooting, Iscsi Diagnostics

    Pinging an iSCSI Port Target for information. iSCSI Diagnostics Using Interactive QCC CLI For information about iSCSI diagnostics using the interactive QCC CLI, refer to the QConvergeConsole CLI User's Guide for information. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 109: Iscsi Troubleshooting Diagram

    Troubleshooting Diagram Figure 52: iSCSI Troubleshooting Diagram 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 111: Chapter 4. Configuring Fcoe, Installing Fcoe, Installing Fcoe In Linux, Installing Fcoe In Esx

    Configuring Persistent Binding with the Interactive QCC CLI For information about configuring persistent binding with the interactive QCC CLI, refer to the QConvergeConsole CLI User’s Guide on the QLogic Web site http://driverdownloads.qlogic.com. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 112: Configuring Persistent Binding With The Non-interactive Qcc Cli, Boot Devices Configuration

    Configuring FCoE Driver Parameters with the QCC GUI For information about configuring FCoE driver parameters with the QCC GUI, refer to the QConvergeConsole Help System: HBA Parameters-Viewing or Modifying Port Parameters. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 113: Configuring Fcoe Driver Parameters With The Interactive Qcc Cli

    FCoE Diagnostics Using Interactive QCC CLI For information about FCoE diagnostics using interactive QCC CLI, refer to the QConvergeConsole CLI User's Guide on the QLogic Web site http://driverdownloads.qlogic.com. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 114: Fcoe Troubleshooting Diagram

    FCoE Troubleshooting Diagram Figure 53: FCoE Troubleshooting Diagram 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 115: Appendix A. Adapter Leds

    Power on (1Gbps link, traffic running) Green on Power on (100Mbps link, no traffic) Green flashing Power on (100Mbps link, traffic running) Green flashing Green flashing Beacon on 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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    8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 117: Appendix B. Notices

    Consult your local Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.

  • Page 118: Trademarks

    Trademarks Lenovo, the Lenovo logo, and ThinkServer are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. QLogic, ConvergeFlex, Fast!UTIL, FlexOffload and QConvergeConsole are trademarks or registered trademarks of QLogic Corporation. Citrix and XenServer are registered trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc.

  • Page 119: Glossary

    Also and system reliability by assigning alternate referred to as a” three-way handshake.” path and automatic adapter failover for device resources. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 120

    A subdivision of a SCSI target. It is the small integer handle that differentiates an individual disk drive or partition (volume) within a common SCSI target device such as a disk array. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 121

    (for example, a SCSI COPY command), the peripheral may act • N_Port is a Fibre Channel device port that as an initiator. supports point-to-point topology. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 122

    (TCP/IP) Basic communication language of the Internet. worldwide port name (WWPN) Unique 64-bit address assigned to each port on a device. One WWNN may contain multiple WWPN addresses. 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 123: Index

    27 link aggregation, See DLA Citrix, NPAR supported platforms for 45 CNA Function Configuration Utility 4 command line options for QLflash 6 Completion Queue Size parameter 21 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 124

    Flow Control parameter 21 Windows, installing in 85 iSCSI initiator function numbers 46 Linux, configuring in 85 function, NPAR PCI function number 56 VMware, configuring in 87 Windows, configuring in 86 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 125

    75 LUNs definition of 102 QCC CLI, configuring in 95 QCC GUI, configuring in 95 MAC address 25 management configuration tools 49 management options for NPAR 50 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 126

    NPAR with 51 definition of 49 NPAR, used with 45 options, NPAR 46 overview iSCSI 85 NPAR setup 50 QCC CLI 49 QCC GUI 49 parameters, NPAR 56 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 127

    QLogic Adapter CIM Provider 11 VLAN, configuring with 24 QLogic Adapter vCenter Plug-in 12 QConvergeConsole See QCC CLI and QCC GUI resources xvii qlcnic driver 40 RPM package, installing 19 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 128

    Team Management property page 28 troubleshooting FCoE 96 iSCSI function 90 NIC 73 UDP Checksum Offload IPv4 parameter 24 UDP Checksum Offload IPv6 parameter 24 updating Flash 13 updating multi-boot code 5 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

  • Page 129

    QLogic Device Windows property pages 21 teaming 25 Windows Device Manager bandwidth, modifying in 66 eSwitch statistics, viewing in 68 personalities, changing 64 worldwide port name, See WWPN WWPN, definition of 104 8200 Series Converged Network Adapter and 3200 Series Intelligent Ethernet Adapter Page...

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