Driver Details

VMware ESXi 6.0

This is Dell Customized Image of VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 1
Dell Version: A00, Build# 3029758

Fixes & Enhancements

For fixes & enhancements, please refer attached VMware release notes

Version

Version 6.0.0 U1, A00

Category

Enterprise Solutions

Release date

24 Sep 2015

Last Updated

14 Oct 2015

Importance

Available formats

File Format:ISO Image
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.0.0-3029758.x86_64-Dell_Customized-A00.iso
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 353 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:
b1da28f1e8ae72d62a5bcbbf390cc36f
SHA1:
dc60b74445f08eb1536d3be02a1c161abb0d2294
SHA-256:
b841f7f1488c0f61564113873086d0977ca380c30c4d9c1e6650e247eef33ec6
File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ESXi_6.0U1_A00_ReleaseNotes.txt
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 56 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:
13d382c662b44a3df76525dad6c820a9
SHA1:
1ed8eb4cfd06fdc98ed23bb2693eab9262ada7d8
SHA-256:
6cb4dfe0cf995309dfd8029a031767928370c6e99ef08fb4065dea4cf680ce2f
File Format:RBSD
File Name:VMware-VMvisor-Installer-6.0.0-3029758.x86_64-Dell_Customized-A00.zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 343 MB
Format Description:
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
0d87b2599df721e2fc0f52c433ae66d1
SHA1:
c3f4c475fe18353a4a615ddbccc699880c257d06
SHA-256:
ec11a89df68f18a24f07f0695ecc39dce56e99f3acd115ced66ad40109da6055

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

Applies to
vSphere Hypervisor 6.0 U1
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
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:-
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)
======================================
tg3 - 3.137l.v60.1
bnx2 - 2.2.5g.v55.2
bnx2x - 2.712.10.v55.4
cnic - 2.712.10.v55.4
cnic-register - 1.712.10.v55.2
bnx2fc - 1.712.10.v55.2
bnx2i - 2.712.10.v55.4

Qlogic Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
====================================
qlnativefc - 2.1.24.0
qla4xxx - 644.55.36.0
qlcnic - 6.1.191
qlge - 3.0.0.59

Intel Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
================================
igb - 5.3.0
ixgbe - 3.21.6
i40e - 1.3.38

Emulex Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
===================================
lpfc - 10.6.126.0
be2iscsi - 10.6.150.3
elxnet - 10.6.126.0

Mellanox Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
===================================
nmlx4-core-3.1.0.0
nmlx4-en-3.1.0.0

Dell PERC Controller Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
============================================
lsi_mr3 - 6.606.12.00
megaraid_sas - 6.804.60.00
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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 applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).