We have a configuration problems with the BNT VF 10Gb Switch Module combined with the Emulex 10GbE VFA on an IBM HS22 x 2 Nodes Blade Server (IBM BladeCenter H)
The problem is we cannot make the Emulex 10GbE VFA (with 8 vNICs x 2 Nodes = 16 vNICs) Link-Up with the BNT VF 10Gb Switch Module.
-In the UEFI Network Config of the Emulex the Link is Down.
-The IBM HS22 has an ESXi v5.1 installed the State of all 16 vNICs are Link Down.
We appreciate your advice.
Thank you very much.
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3 replies Latest Post - 2012-10-18T21:34:26Z by Novikov_Alexander
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Updated on 2012-10-18T21:34:26Z at 2012-10-18T21:34:26Z by Novikov_Alexander
skyron 2700028U8P100 PostsACCEPTED ANSWER
Re: IBM BladeCenter H with BNT VF 10Gb Switch Module & Emulex 10GbE VFA2012-09-22T07:29:10Z in response to chrischeunghkCan you provide the configuration of the BNT virtual fabric switch module? Also, please check the firmware version of the Emulex VFA. I have seen the latest firmware having some issues, so you can try v 4.0.1062.0 from this link:
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Re: IBM BladeCenter H with BNT VF 10Gb Switch Module & Emulex 10GbE VFA2012-10-12T02:05:01Z in response to skyronDear skyron,
Thanks for your reply and sorry for reply your message so late.
I have updated the Emulex VFA firmware to 4.0.1062.0 and updated the 10G BNT switch firmware to 7.2.2 . But still have same problem. What configuration of the BNT virtual fabric switch module? The config file or the AMM log? What can i provide to help us for troubleshooting?
Thanks for your helpful.
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Re: IBM BladeCenter H with BNT VF 10Gb Switch Module & Emulex 10GbE VFA2012-10-18T21:34:26Z in response to chrischeunghkDear Chris,
you need another Emulex VFA fw version:
Offline OneConnect Flash ISO x.103.397.3806