VMware ESXi 6.5 U2

This is Dell Customized Image of VMware ESXi 6.5 U2
Dell Version: A07, Build#10719125

Fixes & Enhancements

For fixes & enhancements, please refer attached VMware release notes

Version

Version 65U2, A07

Category

Enterprise Solutions

Release date

04 Dec 2018

Last Updated

13 Dec 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format:RBSD
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update02-10719125.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A07.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 334 MB
Format Description:
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
af91ee75b37c9ae6aab82fe18ca94f12
SHA1:
d91903876fc9b02aa8dcc5556f20a24748fb7165
SHA-256:
b2aeb7e6b2356697934640977ba63c71eb41493abd32f8e2af05fc4c755d021d
File Format:ISO Image
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update02-10719125.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A07.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 344 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:
c0b4c1ac03d1172da03b88ee6c5d2dd4
SHA1:
6d420ffef26b2e1419a4ffa00324b89a5cf2fadf
SHA-256:
75c87516cbf4e696d2e3f142cc5818ba66c53f42c7abb1b4deb54007860d1f0a
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ESXi_65U2-ReleaseNotes-DellEMC-A07.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2 KB
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MD5:
8e46b93dc095b7a85c902b6a689ea8cd
SHA1:
cea0a3e0aeca605bc97d33c509576642c589f224
SHA-256:
7916e04f476d1d977aada92f8cd7cc0f6f1525cd4aa5149fa12482ff484ea18f

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Version
65U2,A06 30 Nov 20189:17:11 AM
65U2,A05 10 Oct 20181:56:16 PM
65U2,A04 10 Sep 20187:22:44 AM
65U2,A03 05 Sep 201812:18:23 PM
65U2,A01 16 Jul 201812:05:56 PM
65U2,A00 04 May 201810:07:54 AM
Applies to
vSphere Hypervisor 6.0 U3
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:
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- bnxtnet - 212.0.93
- bnxtroce - 212.0.93

Qlogic Drivers:
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- bnx2 - 2.2.6b.v60.2
- bnx2x - 2.713.60.v60.2
- cnic - 2.713.60.v60.2
- nqlcnic - 6.0.63
- qcnic - 1.0.10.0
- qedentv - 3.0.7.5
- qedrntv - 3.0.7.5.1
- qedf - 1.2.24.6
- misc-cnic-register - 1.713.60.v60.1
- qfle3 - 1.0.60.0
- qfle3f - 1.0.44.0
- qfle3i - 1.0.13.0
- qlnativefc - 2.1.74.0
- bnx2fc - 1.713.60.v60.1
- bnx2i - 2.713.60.v60.1
- qedil - 1.0.22.0
- qla4xxx - 644.6.06.0

Intel Drivers:
================
- i40e - 2.0.7
- igb - 5.3.3
- ixgbe - 4.5.3
- i40en - 1.7.11
- ixgben - 1.7.10
- igbn -1.4.6

Emulex Drivers:
===============
- elxiscsi - 11.2.1197.17
- elxnet - 12.0.1108
- lpfc - 12.0.257.5


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 - 4.16.13.5
- nmlx5-rdma - 4.16.13.5

Dell PERC Controller Drivers:
=======================
- lsi-mr3 - 7.705.10.00
- megaraid-sas - 06.805.56.00
- dell-shared-perc8 - 06.806.90.00
lsi-msgpt3 -17.00.00.00

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 highly recommends applying this update as soon as possible. The update contains changes to improve the reliability and availability of your Dell system.