VMware ESXi 6.5 U1

This is Dell Customized Image of VMware ESXi 6.5 U1
Dell Version: A04, Build# 6765664

Fixes & Enhancements

For fixes & enhancements, please refer attached VMware release notes

Version

Version 6.5 U1, A04

Category

Enterprise Solutions

Release date

07 Nov 2017

Last Updated

18 Jan 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:ISO Image
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update01-6765664.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A04.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 337 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.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
54e892c29b01b9c9c5ea149079510b5b
SHA1:
47a23239e3d5c382b96c0ee42b04e31f454bdea9
SHA-256:
161cf4d3ec99abc1a015a4539308d681b2fddf7c3202f14c2fcfed8647d69705
File Format:RBSD
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update01-6765664.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A04.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 329 MB
Format Description:
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
335875cd4e99283e77ec8ce711814d19
SHA1:
be588c2b219c600963a1d34af0ff64e616317e71
SHA-256:
5601ac5d181e1993dd437436e6112ed04216aa36359cd807c8438f85ed391e5c
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ESXi_65U1-ReleaseNotes-Dell-A04.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2 KB
Format Description:This file format contains plain text which can be viewed with a standard text editor.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
bd4504b6c285ffe6d19adbc5ee36af7f
SHA1:
6aeb856d86a9613f12b4e48d797bf95be364cb5c
SHA-256:
1ef92cb45fc0f7d09c4c2af0c239e58d98a8bc3b6e7c220746d74e1bf8a0dd7f

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

Other versions
6.5 U1,A06 18 Jan 20184:34:12 PM
6.5 U1,A07 27 Dec 201712:33:30 PM
6.5 U1,A05 14 Dec 20178:02:51 AM
6.5 U1,A02 19 Oct 201710:52:15 AM
6.5 U1,A01 10 Oct 201711:44:02 AM
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://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-pubs.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(Available at vmware.com)
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bnxtnet - 20.6.34.0

Qlogic Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
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net-bnx2 - 2.2.6b.v60.2
net-bnx2x - 2.713.30.v60.8
net-cnic - 2.713.30.v60.6
nqlcnic - 6.0.63
qcnic - 1.0.0.28
qedentv - 3.0.6.9
qedf - 1.2.14.8.18160
misc-cnic-register - 1.713.30.v60.1
qfle3 - 1.0.49.0
qfle3f - 1.0.18.0
qfle3i - 1.0.0.20
qlnativefc - 2.1.50.0
scsi-bnx2fc - 1.713.30.v60.6
scsi-bnx2i - 2.713.30.v60.5
scsi-qedil - 1.0.11.0.0818.1600
scsi-qla4xxx - 644.6.06.0

Intel Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
================================
net-i40e - 2.0.6
net-igb - 5.3.3
net-ixgbe - 4.5.1
igbn - 1.3.1

Emulex Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
================================
elxiscsi - 11.2.1152.0
elxnet - 11.2.1149.0
lpfc - 11.2.156.20
brcmfcoe - 11.2.1153.13

Dell PERC Controller Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
============================================
lsi-mr3 - 7.700.50.00
scsi-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.