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BL685 G7 embedded nic chipset details

chuckk281
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BL685 G7 embedded nic chipset details

Wilson was looking for some onboard LOM details on the BL685c G7 blade:

 

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I am currently helping to check for the above model specification with regards to embedded team teaming redundancy.

 

Can anybody advise where can I download the technical documents?

 

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Input and info from Hoa:

 

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Windows teaming software came with SPP except Windows 2012, bundled in from MS last time I check.    ESX4.x/5.x from our VMware Recipes, Linux…you can use HP or Linux drivers.     Always check for required FW as specified by the drivers. 

 

Emulex BladeEngine2 specs http://www.emulex.com/artifacts/28cc6044-5ea0-41f5-92df-53847457dc4b/elx_ds_all_be2.pdf

Emulex BladeEngine2/3 specs http://www.emulex.com/artifacts/e7206588-e16f-400c-b248-c3ddfae834e6/elx_ds_all_oc_lomfamily_hp.pdf

HP quickspecs:

  • Network Controller:
    • Two (2) integrated NC551i Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Converged Network Adapters supporting stateless TCP/IP offload, TCP Offload Engine (TOE), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and iSCSI protocols
      NOTE: Flex-10 capability requires the use of an HP Virtual Connect Flex-10 10Gb Ethernet module. Learn more at:www.hp.com/go/virtualconnect
      NOTE: Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) capability requires the use of an HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric 10GB/24-port Module, HP 10GbE Pass-Thru Module or the HP 6120XG with the CEE option installed.
      NOTE: Each port is autosensing 1 Gb / 10 Gb, and can interoperate with 1 Gb HP BladeSystem c-Class interconnect components. Both ports will operate at the same speed.
    • One (1) additional embedded 10/100 network adapter dedicated to iLO 3 management
  • Mezzanine Support:
    • Three (3) I/O expansion mezzanine slots.
    • Supports up to three (3) mezzanine cards
      • Dual-Port FlexFabric Adapter mezzanine option
      • Dual-Port Fibre Channel Mezzanine (4-Gb or 8-Gb) options for SAN connectivity
      • Dual-Port FlexFabric Converged Network Adapter
      • Ethernet server adapter mezzanine options for additional network ports
      • InfiniBand (IB) Mezzanine options for low latency server interconnectivity
      • I/O Accelerator mezzanine options for high transaction rate local storage
      • SAS mezzanine option for external direct attach and shared SAS storage

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Any other info for Wilson?