VMware ESXi 6.5 U1

This is Dell Customized Image of VMware ESXi 6.5U1
Dell Version: A10, Build# 7967591

Fixes & Enhancements

For fixes & enhancements, please refer attached VMware release notes

Version

Version 6.5 U1, A10

Category

Enterprise Solutions

Release date

03 Apr 2018

Last Updated

11 Sep 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:RBSD
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update01-7967591.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A10.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 331 MB
Format Description:
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MD5:
d3a5e05ebc668bf234c72eb9c1f0f602
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
cae29614d2a070f622209585154bee79a4cf0019db2340debfcf8d66da0d763b
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ESXi_65U1-ReleaseNotes-Dell-A10.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2 KB
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MD5:
2cd219f126b70dcb5f49aee904ec3edb
SHA1:
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SHA-256:
477e453ca20f5dcef655e165f4430a2107d9b842cc60a70750da52c57c08bdf2
File Format:ISO Image
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update01-7967591.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A10.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 341 MB
Format Description:This file contains an ISO image used to create a CDROM. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, then create a CD using your preferred CD burning software.
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MD5:
f7fdd11ff057c6d4141d02c646e9878f
SHA1:
16faebc2b05f9771291882d2a92b6f62a3ceee39
SHA-256:
926c315e0f9e019fb5acb00c3a84f321714d46bbd12cddc077b0806253f8d7ea

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Applies to
vSphere Hypervisor 6.5U1
Installation instructions
Download:
1. Click Download now, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk and click OK. The Save In window appears.
3. From the Save In drop-down menu, click to select Desktop and then click Save. The file will download to your desktop.
4. If a Download Complete window appears, click Close. A new icon appears on your desktop.

Installation:
To install VMware ESXi with this downloaded .ISO file using CD-ROM method, you need a CD-R or CD-RW and appropriate software to create a CD.
Follow your CD writing software vendor's instructions to create a CD.

For additional install instructions, refer Installation/Deployment guides available at
https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/index.html
http://www.dell.com/virtualizationsolutions
Important Information
Dell highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible.The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system
For Dell Support documentation on VMware ESX/ESXi , refer http://www.dell.com/virtualizationsolutions

The Dell Customized VMware ESXi image does not include Dell OpenManage Server Administrator.
For detailed instructions to install and use Dell OpenManage Server Administrator, see the Dell OpenManage documentation at http://www.dell.com/openmanagemanuals

This image is customized by Dell which includes updated driver versions.
Dell also modifies the below files as part of customization.
- etc/vmware/oem.xml
- etc/vmware/support

The drivers included in this ESXi image by Dell as part of the customization process are:
Broadcom Drivers:
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- bnxtnet - 20.6.302.0
- bnxtroce - 20.6.300.0

Qlogic Drivers:
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- bnx2 - 2.2.6b.v60.2
- bnx2x - 2.713.30.v60.8
- cnic - 2.713.30.v60.6
- nqlcnic - 6.0.63
- qcnic - 1.0.4.0
- qedentv - 3.0.7.5
- qedrntv - 3.0.7.5
- misc-cnic-register - 1.713.30.v60.1
- qfle3 - 1.0.55.0
- qfle3f - 1.0.31.0
- qfle3i - 1.0.5.0
- qlnativefc - 2.1.57.0
- bnx2fc - 1.713.30.v60.6
- bnx2i - 2.713.30.v60.5
- qedil - 1.0.19.0
- qla4xxx - 644.6.06.0

Intel Drivers:
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- i40e - 2.0.7
- igb - 5.3.3
- ixgbe - 4.5.1
- i40en - 1.5.6
- ixgben - 1.6.5
- igbn -1.4.1

Emulex Drivers:
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- elxiscsi - 11.2.1197.17
- elxnet - 11.2.1149.0
- lpfc - 11.4.142.11
- brcmfcoe - 11.2.1153.13

Mellanox Drivers:
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- nmlx4-core - 3.16.11.6
- nmlx4-rdma - 3.16.11.6
- nmlx4-en - 3.16.11.6
- nmlx5-core - 4.16.10.3
- nmlx5-rdma - 4.16.10.3

Dell PERC Controller Drivers:
=======================
- lsi-mr3 - 7.703.18.00
- lsi-msgpt3 - 16.00.01.00
- megaraid-sas - 06.805.56.00
- dell-shared-perc8 - 06.806.90.00

NOTE: The list of files appended/modified/customized by Dell may change during a later release
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Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.