VMware ESXi 6.5 U2

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This is Dell Customized Image of VMware ESXi 6.5 U2
Dell Version: A01, Build#8935087

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Version 65U2, A01


Enterprise Solutions

Release date

16 Jul 2018

Last Updated

12 Sep 2018


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File Format: RBSD
File Name: VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update02-8935087.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A01.zip
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File Size: 334.79 MB
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File Name: VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update02-8935087.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A01.iso
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vSphere Hypervisor 6.5U2
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.

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

For DellEMC Support documentation on VMware ESX/ESXi , refer https://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/products/software/virt_solutions

The DellEMC Customized VMware ESXi image does not include DellEMC OpenManage Server Administrator. For detailed instructions to install and use DellEMC OpenManage Server Administrator, see the DellEMC OpenManage documentation at http://www.dell.com/openmanagemanuals
This image is customized by DellEMC which includes updated driver versions. DellEMC also modifies the below files as part of customization.


The drivers included in this ESXi image by Dell as part of the customization process are:-

Broadcom Drivers(Available at vmware.com)

bnxtnet -
bnxtroce -

Qlogic Drivers:-
bnx2 - 2.2.6b.v60.2
bnx2x - 2.713.60.v60.2
cnic - 2.713.60.v60.2
nqlcnic - 6.0.63
qcnic -
qedentv -
qedrntv -
Qedf -
misc-cnic-register - 1.713.60.v60.1
qfle3 -
qfle3f -
qfle3i -
qlnativefc -
bnx2fc - 1.713.60.v60.1
bnx2i - 2.713.60.v60.1
qedil -
qla4xxx - 644.6.06.0

Intel Drivers :-
i40e - 2.0.7
igb - 5.3.3
ixgbe - 4.5.3
i40en - 1.5.8
ixgben - 1.6.5
igbn -1.4.1

Emulex Drivers :-
elxiscsi - 11.2.1197.17
elxnet - 12.0.1108.0
lpfc -

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

Dell PERC Controller Drivers :-
lsi-mr3 - 7.703.18.00
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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