I just noticed Dell has released their version of VMware vSphere ESXi OEM 5.5 build 1331820.
Here is the direct download link.
In case you want to validate your download integrity the MD5 checksum is:
Included in the image by Dell are:
The drivers included in this ESXi image by Dell as part of the customization process are:-
Broadcom Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
tg3 – 3.133d.v55.1
bnx2 – 2.2.3t.v55.7
bnx2x – 1.78.28.v55.2
cnic – 1.78.12.v55.6
cnic-register – 1.78.1.v55.7
bnx2fc – 1.78.16.v55.4
bnx2i – 2.78.11.v55.4
Qlogic Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
qlnativefc – 184.108.40.206 -1OEM.5220.127.116.118610
qla4xxx – 618.104.22.168-1vmw
qlcnic – 5.5.164
qlge – v3.00.00.57
Intel Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
igb – 22.214.171.124
ixgbe – 3.18.7iov
Emulex Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
lpfc – 10.0.575.8-1OEM.5126.96.36.1998611
elxnet – 10.0.575.7-10EM-5188.8.131.528611
be2iscsi – 4.6.261.0
Dell Storage controller Drivers(Available at vmware.com)
mpt2sas – 15.10.05.00.1vmw
As always I would recommend reading the Dell release notes for details on upgrading from previous version when using VMware vSphere ESXi OEM images.
Also dont forget you can add the Dell online depot for to your Update Manager. See my post VMware Update Manager: Vendors online depots available for more details.
PLEASE post a comment if this was useful to you 🙂
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