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

Version 65U2, A01

Category

Enterprise Solutions

Release date

16 Jul 2018

Last Updated

12 Sep 2018

Importance

Available formats

File Format: RBSD
File Name: VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update02-8935087.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A01.zip
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 334.79 MB
Format Description:
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
943c2a535d08a1cbdd01bbb3c5abac72
SHA1:
aa13cba52a8373affb922977ebaf00287081a012
SHA-256:
1078d1d142ecade3e49d1fdd583621f2255599d225cc9884f8f3df163b218ddb
File Format: ISO Image
File Name: VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.5.0.update02-8935087.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A01.iso
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 344.36 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:
3e0d286d4eabdf3cd9e3632699dfb913
SHA1:
6e8da213c5239ef0a1ce8071e3ee3a8030a96fa4
SHA-256:
8fff2ead8d197b3855a045f892ece6456f98845a8e812a1a01ef283e2979e017
File Format: Rel-Notes-Text
File Name: ESXi_65U2-ReleaseNotes-DellEMC-A01.txt
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 1.81 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:
d5f7dbeff323939cc5d9bc509b40e498
SHA1:
f92e5acd9524f6102f76a415848631032f542c27
SHA-256:
80cf57c1d346f85ad6234dff2ca3f1ef7fd5b36f6803ec53043508ee82efba2c

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

vSphere Hypervisor 6.5U2
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
https://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04/products/software/virt_solutions
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.

/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 - 20.8.152.0
bnxtroce - 20.8.3.0

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
Qedf - 1.2.24.5
misc-cnic-register - 1.713.60.v60.1
qfle3 - 1.0.60.0
qfle3f - 1.0.44.0
qfle3i - 1.0.13.0
qlnativefc - 2.1.63.0
bnx2fc - 1.713.60.v60.1
bnx2i - 2.713.60.v60.1
qedil - 1.0.22.0
qla4xxx - 644.6.06.0

Intel Drivers :-
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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 :-
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elxiscsi - 11.2.1197.17
elxnet - 12.0.1108.0
lpfc - 11.4.199.0


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 :-
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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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