So contact the seller amtech, just go an email from them that they would ship it with low profile. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. But to be perfectly honest I have no idea if this will replace other portions of the firmware besides the option ROM. Have you tried using them for “regular” network traffic? March 24, at

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Please enter a title. Step 1 — I drew a line at the point where the 90 degree bend in the bracket should be for a low-profile card.

Home labs – adding and modding a dual port Gigabit NIC to the HP Microserver N40L

Thanks for the tip! You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Yes — you will be limited by the PCI-Ex 1x slot speed though.

Please type n3c60t message and try again. Problem was I could not find a card with a low-profile bracket, so I thought I would just make do with the normal bracket and either remove it, or modify it to fit. As you can see both ports were updated to 1. Upgrade VMware vSphere 5.


Hi Andrey, Hope you find a nicely priced card and best of luck! Thanks for the feedback. Hope you find the low profile version OK! I hhp tried it out without the bracket by just removing two screws that hold vmwqre bracket to the PCB. Both told me to upgrade the firmware of the NIC.

Your email address will not be published. March 24, at The Intel card’s bracket next to the Microserver’s blanking plate.

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I am still searching for two 4 bays sas arrays at a reasonable price. If ships will full height bracket have your great writeup n3c60t how to mod it — thanks! Just for sure I updated the server to 5.

The problem is finding an affordable solution — most dual port NICs that are any use with ESXi Intel chipset based cost almost as much as the Microserver itself which is quite off-putting! Disclaimer The views expressed anywhere on this site are strictly mine and not the opinions and views of VMware.


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March 10, at You can not post a blank message. Storage vMotion, worked flawlessly. All other operations, incl. At the begining I wanted to build a short bracket from a piece of tin because I did not want to modify the original one.

Correct Answers – 10 points. The default location for the self-extractor is C: Search or use up and down arrow keys to select an item. So why not shorten the NIC at both ends? After the download extract the File wherever you want.

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