HP NC365T 4-port Ethernet Server Adapter
The HP NC365T 4-port Ethernet Server Adapter is a four lane (x4) PCI Express (PCIe) high performing single-chip, low-power quad port
adapter that offers the highest port density among all ProLiant Networking Options.
The NC365T is PCIe Gen 2.0 compliant adapter that supports TCP checksum and segmentation, Large Send and Receive offload
capability, Message Signal Interrupt Extension (MSI-X), IEEE 1588, Receive Side Scaling (RSS), VLAN tagging, 9.5KB jumbo frames and
IPv6. The NC365T ships with support for an advanced server virtualization feature called Virtual Machine Data queue (VMDq), which
improves I/O performance by reducing I/O overhead in a virtualized environment. Like all ProLiant Networking Options, NC365T can be
easily installed in either standard or low profile slots.
HP NC365T 4-port Ethernet Server Adapter
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HP NC365T 4-port Ethernet Server Adapter
Full height and half height brackets; the full height bracket is pre-installed on the card
Quick install card inclusive of instructions on changing to the half height bracket (if needed)
Product warranty statement
ProLiant DL (rack-optimized):
HP ProLiant DL120 G6
HP ProLiant DL120 G7
HP ProLiant DL160 G6
HP ProLiant DL160 Gen8
HP ProLiant DL165 G7
HP ProLiant DL170e G6
HP ProLiant DL170h G6
HP ProLiant DL180 G6
HP ProLiant DL320 G6
HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8
HP ProLiant DL360 G6
HP ProLiant DL360 G7
HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8
HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8
HP ProLiant DL370 G6
HP ProLiant DL380 G6
HP ProLiant DL380 G7
HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8
HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8
HP ProLiant DL385 G6
HP ProLiant DL385 G7
HP ProLiant DL385p Gen8
HP ProLiant DL560 Gen8
HP ProLiant DL580 G7
HP ProLiant DL585 G7
HP ProLiant DL785 G6
HP ProLiant DL980 G7
ProLiant ML (expansion-optimized):
HP ProLiant ML110 G7
HP ProLiant ML310 G5p
HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8
HP ProLiant ML330 G6
HP ProLiant ML350 G6
HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8
HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8
HP ProLiant ML370 G6
ProLiant SL (scalable line):
HP ProLiant SL160s G6
HP ProLiant SL160z G6
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HP ProLiant SL165s G7
HP ProLiant SL165z G7
HP ProLiant SL170s G6
HP ProLiant SL170z G6
HP ProLiant SL230s Gen8
HP ProLiant SL250s Gen8
HP ProLiant SL390s G7
NOTE: Some servers may be discontinued.
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Standard Features
Quad-port Gigabit
Ethernet Throughput
With a theoretical throughput of 10 Gbps each direction, the x4 PCI Express bus is more than capable of
supporting the NC365T's four gigabit ports. Up to 1000 Mbps Ethernet transfer rate per port (4000 Mbps
combined) delivers outstanding network performance designed to improve response time and remove
bottlenecks across the entire network. Four ports on a single adapter are ideal for high density, I/O slot
constrained servers, virtualization and security, applications, server consolidation, and increased network
segmentation. The total aggregate throughput of 4Gbps also meets the needs for customers desiring high
bandwidth but are not yet ready to move to 10 Gigabit Ethernet.
NOTE: Port enumeration on the NC365T is from the bottom up, i.e. the port near the top of the adapter is
port #4 and the port closest to the gold finger is port #1.
Jumbo Frames
Jumbo frames (also known as extended frames) permit a 9.5K byte transmission unit (MTU), which is six
times the size of standard 1500 byte Ethernet frame. The NC365T supports jumbo frames as a way to
achieve higher throughput and better CPU utilization. Jumbo frames are particularly useful for database
transfers and tape backups.
802.1Q VLANs with 802.1p IEEE 802.1Q virtual local area network (VLAN) protocol allows each physical port of the NC365T to be
separated into multiple virtual NICs for added network segmentation and enhanced security and
QoS Tagging
performance. VLANs increase security by isolating traffic between users. Limiting the broadcast traffic to
within the same VLAN domain also improves performance. IEEE quality of service (QoS) 802.1p tagging
allows the adapter to mark or tag frames with a priority level across a QoS-aware network for improved
traffic flow.
TCP/IP Stateless
For overall improved system response, the NC365T supports standard TCP/IP offloading techniques
TCP/IP checksum offload (TCO) moves the TCP and IP checksum offloading from the CPU to the
network adapter.
Large send offload (LSO) or TCP segmentation offload (TSO) allows the TCP segmentation to be
handled by the adapter rather than the CPU.
Virtual Machine Device
Queues (VMDq)
VMDq helps to improve network I/O throughput by offloading the sorting burden from the VMM (Virtual
Machine Manager) to the network controller. It helps meet the demands of consolidated virtual workloads
by helping the Server meet demands of multiple Virtual Machines.
Message Signal Interrupt MSI/MSI-X support provides performance optimization benefits for multi-core environments by load
balancing of interrupt handling between different CPUs/cores
Extension (MSI-X)
IEEE 1588
This protocol helps time-stamping and synchronization of time sensitive applications.
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Standard Features
10/100/1000T Twisted
Pair Networks
In addition to Gigabit Ethernet, the NC365T adapter supports both 10Mbps and 100Mbps providing
compatibility with Ethernet and Fast Ethernet twisted pair networks.
Full and Half Height
The NC365T is a low-profile card supporting both full height and half height PCI Express slots. A full height
bracket is pre-installed on the card with the half height bracket in the box. The quick install card includes
instructions on how to change brackets if needed.
x4/x8/x16 PCI Express
The x4 PCI Express interface on the NC365T is compatible with x4, x8, and x16 PCI slots. If installed in a x8
or x16 slot, the adapter will operate at the x4 speed.
High Availability
Network Adapter Teaming ProLiant Network Adapter Teaming provides fault tolerance and load balancing across a team of two or
more network adapters. The team of adapters works together as a single virtual adapter. Support for
several different types of teaming is included.
The teaming options offer IT professionals an easy, efficient, and cost-effective way to provide network
fault tolerance and increased network bandwidth. For more information, refer to the ProLiant Network
Adapter Teaming Whitepaper available at:
Network Management
The NC365T automatically senses the speed of the device to which it is attached. It also automatically
configures for half or full duplex, depending on the duplex mode of the switch, hub, or router connected to
the adapter.
Management Support
Like all HP server adapters, the NC365T ships with drivers and agents that can be managed from HP
Systems Insight Manager, as well as using any other management application that supports SNMP. HP
Systems Insight Manager can recognize the NC365T individually or in teams, and can collect and report
SNMP statistics on the adapter events.
Server Integration
The NC365T is a completely integrated, tested, and qualified solution that is optimized for HP ProLiant
servers. HP validates a wide variety of major operating systems drivers with the full suite of web-based
enterprise management utilities including SmartStart and HP Systems Insight Manager that simplify
network management. Integrated Management Log (IML) support is provided by the NC365T for critical
event logging on HP servers.
This approach provides a more robust and reliable networking solution than offerings from other venders
and provides users with a single point of contact for both their servers and their network adapters.
LED Indicators
Per port bracket LED indicators show link integrity, network activity, and network speed for easy
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Standard Features
Support for pre-boot execution environment (PXE) enables automatic deployment of computing resources
remotely from anywhere. It allows a new or existing server to boot over the network and download
software, including the operating system, from a management/ deployment server at another location on
the network. Additionally, PXE enables decentralized software distribution and remote troubleshooting
and repairs.
Additional information regarding worldwide limited warranty and technical support is available at:
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Service and Support
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Recommended HP Care Pack Services for optimal satisfaction with your HP product
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HP Care Packs provide support for all HP-branded hardware options qualified for inclusion in your server or
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Verification prior to installation that all service prerequisites are met
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Related Options
Gigabit Server Adapters
HP NC112T PCIe Gigabit Server Adapter
HP NC360T PCI Express Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter
HP NC364T PCI Express Quad Port Gigabit Server Adapter
HP NC373F PCI Express Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter
HP NC373T PCI Express Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter
HP NC375T PCI Express Quad Port Gigabit Server Adapter
HP NC382T PCI Express Dual Port Multifunction Gigabit Server Adapter
10 Gigabit Server
NOTE: A minimum of two Gigabytes (2 GB) of server memory is required per each
NOTE: Direct Attach Cable (DAC) for copper environments or fiber transceivers and
cables for fiber-optic environments must be purchased separately.
HP NC522SFP Dual Port 10GbE Server Adapter
HP NC524SFP Dual Port 10GbE Server Adapter
NOTE: NC524SFP is available only on DL370 G6, ML370 G6, DL580 G7, DL585 G7, and
DL980 G7.
HP NC550SFP Dual Port 10GbE Server Adapter
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Technical Specifications
General Specifications
Intel 82580
Data rate
10/100/1000 Mbps, Half- and full-duplex
Data path
On-board memory
Four lane (x4) PCI Express compatible with x1, x4, x8, and x16 PCI Express
224 KB
Bus type
PCI Express v2.0
Interrupt levels
Automatically configured
Four RJ-45
Cable distance
Up to 328 ft (100 m)
Category 5 (CAT-5) or better twisted-pair cabling
Form factor
Low profile card with both full height (pre-installed) and half height brackets
included in kit
13.46 cm x 6.86 cm [5.3 in x 2.7 in (L x W)] (without bracket)
IEEE Compliance
IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u, IEEE802.3ab, IEEE802.3x, IEEE802.3ad, IEEE802.1p, IEEE802.1q, IEEE802.3z,
Power and Environmental Operating
32° to 131° F (0° to 55° C)
10% to 90% non-condensing
-40° to 185° F (-40° to 85° C)
5% to 95% non-condensing
Power requirement
5.0w @ 3.3v max
Emissions classification
Class B
Agency approvals
FCC (CFR 47 part 15) and UL 60950
ICES-003 and CSA60950
MIC (RRL), EMC Registration
ACA, AS/NZS3548/EN55022:1998, EN55024:1998
European Union
EN55022:1998 (CISPR 22), EN55024:1998, and
IEC60950:1999 (EN60950:2000)
RoHS Compliance
6 of 6
Operating System
UL Mark (USA and Canada)
CE Mark
EN 60590
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32/64), Enterprise, SBS, Web, Embedded, and R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and R2 SP2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition
Microsoft certified miniport and teaming drivers
Microsoft Windows 2003 Standard (32 and x64)
Microsoft Windows 2003 Enterprise (32 and x64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6
SLES10, 11
VMWare ESX 4.0 U1
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Technical Specifications
HyperV (Windows 2008 32 and 64)
Solaris 10
NOTE: For more Linux OS support & certification information, please visit our the ProLiant & BladeSystem
Server Linux matrix: http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/linux/hplinuxcert.html
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