Emulex ESS DS6000 Download Drivers and Manual

Available 3 files for ESS DS6000
Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex ESS DS6000
Description
Driver Kit
Operating Systems
Windows 2000-2003
Version Driver
2.42a0
Size Driver
13.8Mb
File Name
fcportkit_2-42a0-1c.exe
Information
Qualification: The FC Port driver is Microsoft WHQL qualified for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 Server on x86 platforms.
The FC Port 2.42a0 driver has been qualified with the Universal WHQL program, which does not support Microsoft Cluster Server qualifications.
FC Port 2.22a8 Not Supported with SP1 and SP2
If you are using FC Port 2.22a8, you will be unable to install the Windows Server 2003 SP2 update. See our knowledgebase article for more information. If you are using FC Port 2.22a8 and install the Windows Server 2003 SP1 update, the system will not boot after the SP1 installation
You should install the most current version of FC Port or Storport Miniport that has been qualified by your Emulex HBA service provider before installing SP1 or SP2. If you have installed SP1 with FC Port driver 2.22a8, see our knowledgebase article for help on how to recover your system.
Base driver, HBAnyware utility 2.1a21 and elxcfg version 1.41a17 (13.8 MB exe file)
Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex ESS DS6000
Description
Quick Install
Operating Systems
Windows 2000-2003
Version Driver
2.42a0
Size Driver
115Kb
File Name
quick_installation.pdf
Information
Qualification: The FC Port driver is Microsoft WHQL qualified for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 Server on x86 platforms.
The FC Port 2.41a1 driver has been qualified with the Universal WHQL program, which does not support Microsoft Cluster Server qualifications.
FC Port 2.22a8 Not Supported with SP1 and SP2
If you're using FC Port 2.22a8, you will be unable to install the Windows Server 2003 SP2 update. See Solution ID: 27815 for more information. If you're using FC Port 2.22a8 and install the Windows Server 2003 SP1 update, the system will not boot after the SP1 installation.
You should install the most current version of FC Port or Storport Miniport that has been qualified by your Emulex HBA service provider before installing SP1 or SP2. If you have installed SP1 with FC Port driver 2.22a8, see Solution ID: 17931 for help on how to recover your system.
Installing the driver using AutoPilot Installer (496 KB)

Introduction
AutoPilot Installer™ for Emulex® drivers provides installation options that range from a simple
installation with a few mouse clicks to custom unattended installations using predefined script files.
AutoPilot Installer is included with Emulex drivers and utilities in Windows executable files that can be
downloaded from the Emulex Web site. Run the distribution executable file to extract all of the software
needed for an installation, then complete the installation using AutoPilot Installer.
AutoPilot Installer allows you to install a driver using any of the following methods:
Hardware-first installation. The host bus adapter (HBA) is installed before the downloaded Emulex
drivers and utilities are installed. See page 3 for this procedure.
Software-first installation. This new installation method allows drivers and utilities to be downloaded
from the Emulex Web site and installed using AutoPilot Installer prior to the installation of any HBAs. The
drivers and utilities are automatically used when HBAs are installed at a later time. See page 4 for this
procedure.
Unattended installation. This new installation method allows you to set up AutoPilot Installer to run
unattended using customized scripts. Unattended installation can be used for both hardware-first and
software-first installations. See the complete Installation section of the driver user manual for more
information.

Updating the Driver Using AutoPilot Installer
If you are currently running an older driver version, use the hardware-first installation procedure to
update your driver. Begin at step 2 to update the driver.
You can also update the Emulex drivers following the manual installation method. See the complete
Installation section of the driver user manual for this procedure.

Distribution Executable File Overview
The distribution executable file is a self-extracting file that includes the following:
• AutoPilot Installer - installs driver and utilities.
• Driver - manages communication and data transfer between applications and I/O devices, using
HBAs as agents.
• HBAnyware utility - performs installation and configuration tasks on remote and local adapters.
• Driver-specific utility (elxcfg for FC Port, lputilnt for Storport Miniport and SCSIport Miniport) -
provides a user-friendly interface that allows you to examine, manage and configure local HBAs.
4. The default installation location is displayed. Browse to a different location, if desired. Click
Install to continue the installation.
5. The Progress window is displayed. As each task is completed, the corresponding checkbox is
automatically selected.
6. After all tasks are completed, a confirmation window is displayed. The Start AutoPilot Installer
checkbox is automatically selected. To start AutoPilot Installer later, clear this checkbox.
7. Click Finish to close the distribution executable file.
AutoPilot Installer Introduction
The Emulex AutoPilot Installer is a Fibre Channel HBA installation wizard for Windows. The AutoPilot
Installer installs (or updates) Emulex drivers and utilities and configures HBAs, drivers and utilities.

Prerequisites
• One of the following operating systems:
•Windows Server 2003 running on an x86, x64 or Itanium 64-bit platform.
•For the Emulex Storport Miniport driver, a Microsoft driver update may be required. See the Emulex Web site for the latest update to the Microsoft Storport driver.
•Windows 2000 Server - Service Pack 4 or later is recommended for all installations. Storport Miniport is not compatible with Windows 2000 Server.
Company
Emulex
Categories
Networks Cards
Model
Emulex ESS DS6000
Description
Manual
Operating Systems
Windows 2000-2003
Version Manual
2.42a0
Size Manual
3.1Mb
File Name
fcportmanual.pdf
Information
Qualification: The FC Port driver is Microsoft WHQL qualified for Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 Server on x86 platforms.
The FC Port 2.42a0 driver has been qualified with the Universal WHQL program, which does not support Microsoft Cluster Server qualifications.
FC Port 2.22a8 Not Supported with SP1 and SP2
If you are using FC Port 2.22a8, you will be unable to install the Windows Server 2003 SP2 update. See our knowledgebase article for more information. If you are using FC Port 2.22a8 and install the Windows Server 2003 SP1 update, the system will not boot after the SP1 installation
You should install the most current version of FC Port or Storport Miniport that has been qualified by your Emulex HBA service provider before installing SP1 or SP2. If you have installed SP1 with FC Port driver 2.22a8, see our knowledgebase article for help on how to recover your system.
Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting (3.12 MB)

Introduction.............................................................................................................. 1
Definitions ......................................................................................................... 1
Important Considerations......................................................................................... 2
Changing Driver Types...................................................................................... 2
Updating the FC Port Driver Using AutoPilot Installer ....................................... 2
Using the FC Port Driver in a Windows 2000 Server System ............................ 2
Upgrading to Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 ......................................... 2
Definitions................................................................................................................ 3
FC Port Driver Information....................................................................................... 3
Prerequisites ..................................................................................................... 3
Compatibility...................................................................................................... 3
Update the FC Port Driver Using AutoPilot Installer .......................................... 4
Known Issues .................................................................................................... 4
Files Included in the AutoPilot Installer™ ................................................................ 4
Distribution Executable File Overview ..................................................................... 5
Distribution Executable File Procedure.............................................................. 5
AutoPilot Installer..................................................................................................... 5
Introduction ....................................................................................................... 5
Prerequisites ............................................................................................... 5
AutoPilot Installer Features ......................................................................... 6
Configuration Questions.............................................................................. 6
Installation Planning .......................................................................................... 6
Hardware-First Installation................................................................................. 6
Prerequisites ............................................................................................... 6
Procedure ................................................................................................... 7
If the Installation Fails ................................................................................. 8
Software-First Installation .................................................................................. 8
Prerequisites ............................................................................................... 8
Procedure ................................................................................................... 8
HBAnyware Security Configurator Installation ....................................................... 10
Prerequisites ............................................................................................. 10
Procedure ................................................................................................. 10
Unattended Installation .......................................................................................... 11
Prerequisites ................................................................................................... 11
AutoPilot Configuration File Format................................................................. 11
Mandatory Configuration File Changes ........................................................... 11
Delete Questions in the APInstall.cfg File........................................................ 12
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