Q-Logic QLE8042 User Manual

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[ Quick Start Guide ]

Q U I C K S T A R T G U I D E

CONVERGED NETWORK ADAPTER INSTALLATION

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Purchasers of OEM products should consult with the OEM for support.

Please feel free to contact your QLogic approved reseller or QLogic Technical Support at any phase of integration for assistance. QLogic Technical Support can be reached by the following methods:

Web

http://support.qlogic.com

Email

support@qlogic.com

Phone

(952) 932-4040

Contact information for other regions of the world, along with the QLogic knowledge database containing troubleshooting information for QLogic CNAs, can be accessed from the QLogic support web site at: http://support.qlogic.com.

Quick Start Guide

Installation Instructions

This Quick Start Guide describes how to install and configure your new QLogic Converged Network Adapter (CNA) in four simple steps:

Step 1. Verify the package contents.

Step 2. Install the CNA hardware.

Step 3. Install the CNA drivers.

Step 4. Install the SANsurfer FC HBA Manager (FCoE support included).

 

Keep the CNA in the antistatic bag until installation. The CNA contains parts that can be damaged by

 

electrostatic discharge (ESD). Before handling the CNA, use standard methods to discharge static

CAUTION!

electricity. Place the CNA on the bag when examining it. Retain the bag for future use.

Step 1. Verify the Package Contents:

The QLogic CNA is shipped with the following items

QLogic CNA

Quick Start Guide (this document)

SANsurfer CD

Step 2. Install the CNA Hardware

To install the CNA hardware, you need to open the computer and locate the appropriate bus slot. If necessary, consult your computer system manual for instructions to remove the computer cover.

Follow these steps to install the CNA hardware:

1.Power off the computer, then disconnect the power cable.

2.Remove the computer cover and find an empty PCIe x8 bus slot.

3.Pull out the slot cover (if any) by removing the screw or releasing the lever.

4.Grasp the CNA by the top edge and seat it firmly into the appropriate slot.

5.Refasten the CNA’s retaining bracket using the existing screw or lever.

6.Close the computer cover.

7.Plug the appropriate Ethernet cable (either copper or optical) into the CNA.

8.Plug in the power cable and turn on the computer.

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CNA

LEVER

SCREW

PCI EXPRESS x8 SLOT RE-

QUIRED FOR QLOGIC CNAs

CNA RETAINING BRACKET

SLOT COVERS

SYSTEM

CHASSIS

Sample Motherboard and Slots

Step 3. Install the CNA Drivers

To install the FCoE drivers:

1.Go to http://driverdownloads.qlogic.com.

2.From the driver list at the bottom of the page, select FCoE CNAs and QLE8042.

3.Select the appropriate driver for your operating system.

4.Follow the included instructions for installing the downloaded driver.

To install the Ethernet drivers:

1.Go to http://support.intel.com and search for 82598 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller in the Download Center section.

2.Follow the instructions provided on the Intel website to install the drivers.

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