Intel® Ethernet Controller I211-AT
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Intel® Ethernet Controller I211 Series
Products formerly Pearsonville
April/22/2022; LSD: Oct/22/2022
Operating Temperature Range
0°C to 70°C
Operating Temperature (Maximum)
Operating Temperature (Minimum)
New Design Availability Expiration Date
Friday, November 25, 2022
Data Rate Per Port
System Interface Type
PCIe v2.1 (2.5 GT/s)
NC Sideband Interface
Jumbo Frames Supported
Speed & Slot Width
2.5 GT/s, x1 Lane
9mm x 9mm
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Connectivity
Ordering and Compliance
Retired and discontinued
Trade compliance information
- ECCN 5A991
- CCATS NA
- US HTS 8542310001
- 925145 PCN
- 925144 PCN
Drivers and Software
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Latest Drivers & Software
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for 82575/6 and 82580-Based Gigabit Network Connections under FreeBSD*
Intel® Ethernet Adapter Complete Driver Pack
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows® 10
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows Server 2022*
Adapter User Guide for Intel® Ethernet Adapters
Administrative Tools for Intel® Network Adapters
Intel® Ethernet Connections Boot Utility, Preboot Images, and EFI Drivers
Intel® Ethernet Product Release Notes
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for 82575/6, 82580, I350, and I210/211-Based Gigabit Network Connections for Linux*
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows 8.1* - FINAL RELEASE
Disabling TCP-IPv6 Checksum Offload Capability with Intel® 1/10 GbE Controllers
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows 8* - Final Release
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PCI-SIG* SR-IOV Capable
Single-Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) involves natively (directly) sharing a single I/O resource between multiple virtual machines. SR-IOV provides a mechanism by which a Single Root Function (for example a single Ethernet Port) can appear to be multiple separate physical devices.
Fiber Channel over Ethernet
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) is an encapsulation of Fibre Channel frames over Ethernet networks. This allows Fibre Channel to use 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks (or higher speeds) while preserving the Fibre Channel protocol.
MACsec IEEE 802.1 AE
802.1AE is the IEEE MAC Security (MACsec) standard which defines connectionless data confidentiality and integrity for media access independent protocols.
IEEE 1588, also knows as the Precision Time Protocol (PTP) is a protocol used to synchronize clocks throughout a computer network. On a local area network it achieves clock accuracy in the sub-microsecond range, making it suitable for measurement and control systems.
iWARP delivers converged, low-latency fabric services to data centers through Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) over Ethernet. The key iWARP components that deliver low-latency are Kernel Bypass, Direct Data Placement, and Transport Acceleration.
RoCEv2/RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access over Converged Ethernet v2) delivers converged, low-latency fabric services to data centers through RDMA over UDP/IP. UDP/IP (User Datagram Protocol) is a communication protocol used for time-sensitive transmissions such as video or voice that speeds up communications by not requiring a “handshake” from the receiving party.
Intel® Data Direct I/O Technology
Intel® Data Direct I/O Technology is a platform technology that improves I/O data processing efficiency for data delivery and data consumption from I/O devices. With Intel DDIO, Intel® Server Adapters and controllers talk directly to the processor cache without a detour via system memory, reducing latency, increasing system I/O bandwidth, and reducing power consumption.
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