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VMware vSphere ESXi 6.5.x on Dell EMC PowerEdge Systems Image Customization Information

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Introduction

Each ESXi image is a customization of the base VMware image of a particular version. Dell EMC customization of the image includes:
  • Modifying files to identify Dell EMC and Dell EMC support.
  • Updating the ESXi image with the latest validated asynchronous drivers.
  • Updating patches if it addresses a common issue for Dell EMC systems.

Dell EMC recommends using the latest version of the Dell EMC-customized ESXi image of your Dell EMC system.

NOTE The Dell EMC-customized ESXi ISO image does not include Dell EMC OpenManage Server Administrator. For information about installing and using Dell EMC OpenManage Server Administrator, see the Dell EMC OpenManage documentation at www.dell.com/openmanagemanuals.
NOTE The following images are no longer available in the Dell Support site due to a critical issue:
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 A04 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 A05 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 A06 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A00 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A01 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A02 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A03 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A04 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A05 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A06 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A07 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 1 A08 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 2 A02 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 2 A08 image
  • Dell EMC customized VMware ESXi 6.5 Update 2 A09 image

    If you are using any of these images from the Dell Support site, Dell EMC recommends that you update to the latest image which includes the fix.

For more information, see the Data integrity issue occurs when deleting virtual disks on ESXi system with PERC9 controller in RAID mode section in the VMware vSphere 6.5.x on Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers Release Notes.

For more information about Dell EMC VMware documents, see www.dell.com/virtualizationsolutions.


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