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How to prevent X710 firmware update in VM

zhuanshudj
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Hi Support, 

 

When I used x710 nic in a virtual machine by PCI passthrough, I can update X710's firmware in the virtual machine. That is risky.  I want to know how to prevent vm user doing this? Like make some pci bar registers readony, etc.

 

Thanks.

 

 

 

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Crisselle_Intel
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Hello zhuanshudj, 

 

Thank you for posting in Intel Ethernet Communities. 

 

We will be glad to check your request with our engineers. Prior to that, can you share the exact Operating System you used and exact model of X710?

 

Hoping to hear from you soon. 

 

Should there be no response from you, I’ll make sure to reach out after 3 business days. 

 

Best regards,

Crisselle C.

Intel® Customer Support

 

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Crisselle_Intel
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Hello zhuanshudj, 


Good day!


This is just a follow up to check if you received our initial response. If yes, kindly share the exact Operating System you used and exact model of X710 for us to proceed checking your request?


Awaiting to your reply. 


We will follow up after 3 business days in case we don't hear from you. 


Best regards,

Crisselle C.

Intel® Customer Support 


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Crisselle_Intel
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Hello zhuanshudj, 


I hope this message finds you well!


Please be informed that we will now close this request since we haven't received any response from our previous follow ups. Just feel free to post a new question if you may have any other inquiry in the future as this thread will no longer be monitored.


May you have a good day and stay safe!


Best regards,

Crisselle C.

Intel® Customer Support


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