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10GigEthr-03 (iocxgbe) 10 Gigabit Ethernet Driver for HP-UX

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The 10GigEthr-03 bundle contains the iocxgbe driver for HP-UX 11i v3, which supports the following products:

PCIe 10 GbE standup adapter

PCIe 10 GbE mezzanine adapter

PCIe 10 GbE /
standup adapters

PCIe 10 GbE / FC
combo standup adapter cards

PCIe 10 GbE / FCoE CNA
mezzanine adapters

HPE Integrity server
integrated FlexFabric
(CNA) adapters






BL8x0C i4 server blades
integrated FlexFabric adapter

Note: The BL8x0c i4 server blades integrated FlexFabric adapter (NC553i) is an Emulex BE3 CNA built-in (embedded) adapter; also referred to as a Converged Network Controller (CNC).

For information about features and enhancements included in this iocxgbe driver release, see the 10GigEthr-03 (iocxgbe) Gigabit Ethernet Driver Release Notes for your bundle version at:

Release notes are listed in the "Getting started" section.


The 10GigEthr-03 (iocxgbe) requires the latest firmware for the Automatic adapter recovery solution to be functional on supported devices. Update your firmware to 4.9.416.12 or later.

The B.11.31.1609 release of the HP-UX 10GigEthr-03 (iocxgbe) driver introduces Automatic Recovery feature for the iocxgbe adapters in DEAD state. For more information and additional instructions for the installation of Auto Recovery feature, see the whitepaper at

For more information

For more information about installing the supported standup and mezzanine adapters, see the respective installation guide at the following website:

For more information about installing integrated FlexFabric (CNA) adapters, see the respective server installation documentation at the following locations:

For more information about Ethernet drivers and adapters, see the Ethernet Support Guide, HP-UX 11i v3.

For more information about supported server platforms, software requirements, and recommended firmware for HPE Ethernet adapters, see the Ethernet Support Matrix.

These documents are available on the HPE website at:

Installation documents are listed in the "Setup and install" and "User guide" sections. The Support Guide is listed in the "User guide" section. The Support Matrix document is listed in the "General reference" section.

Additional product information
Product #: 10GigEthr-03     
Additional info
Version: 11.31.1905
Software specification: HP-UX 11.31 (10GigEthr-03_B.11.31.1905_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA.depot)