Driver Details

Intel Intel PCI-E 10Gig and 1Gig Family of Server Adapters, v.12.5.5, A04

Intel NIC drivers for W2K3x64, W2K8x64, and W2K8R2.

Fixes & Enhancements

A potential issue with 10Gb Ethernet Controller drivers (X520 and 82598) that could possibly allow a denial-of-service attack. Additional information on the nature of the security exposure, in the form of a security advisory may be obtained at http://security-center.intel.com/ . search for INTEL-SA-00028. The document name is “Intel Ethernet 82598 and 82599 10 Gigabit Ethernet Controller Denial of Service.

Version

Version 12.5.5, A04

Release date

19 Jan 2012

Last Updated

31 Jan 2012

Importance

Urgent

Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:NIC_DRVR_WIN_R310599.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 36MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Intel_LAN_12.5.5_W2K3_8_64_A04.exe
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File Size: 31MB
Format DescriptionThis file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
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Supported Operating Systems

MS Windows 2008 x64
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

PCI-E Dual Port Copper (Portville DT)
PCI-E Quad Port Copper (Portville QT)

Installation instructions

Dell Update Package Instructions for NIC_DRVR_WIN_R310599.EXE:

Download

1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation

1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Click the Install button.
5. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.


Instructions for Intel_LAN_12.5.5_W2K3_8_64_A04.exe

Download
1. Click the Download Now link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Extract Files
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package.
2. Specify the location to unzip the files.
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files.

Important Information

A DOS window will appear during installation DO NOT close this window it will close once the DUP has completed.
DCB (FCoE) installation instructions for Windows 2008 x86 and x64.
By default the Dell Update Package (DUP) package NIC_DRVR_WIN_R301835.EXE will not install the DCB component of the Intel driver as a Microsoft initiated reboot is required. To install the DCB (FCoE ) component run the Control Panel, Add Remove Programs and run the Intel application, select the modify option and DCB (FCoE) will be presented as an install option.

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