VMware ESXi 6.5 Installable NEC Custom ISO Image Release Notes

NEC Custom ISO Image (Version 6.5.0-02)
Updated Date: Apr. 13, 2017
VMware vSphere version number: ESXi 6.5 (build 5224529)


NEC Custom ISO Image includes the basic device drivers which are required for running VMware ESXi 6.5 on NEC servers.
When you install ESXi 6.5 on an NEC server, please be sure to use NEC Custom ISO Image.

Included Outbox Drivers of image

What component Name of component Name of Driver Version Build Link to VMware Download Center
RAID Driver Avago MegaRAID SAS Adapters lsi-mr3 6.912.12.00-1OEM 4556616 Go to VMware
SAS Driver Avago SAS Controller lsi-msgpt3 4750377 Go to VMware
NIC Driver Broadcom 1G NIC tg3 3.137l.v60.1 2880383 Go to VMware
NIC Driver Qlogic 10G NIC qfle3 4478043 Go to VMware
NIC Driver Qlogic 10G NIC Bnx2x 2.713.30.v60.5 5105386 Go to VMware
NIC Driver Intel 10G NIC ixgbe 4.4.1 3848596 Go to VMware
FC Driver Emulex FC Controller lpfc 4366053 Go to VMware
Custom Configuration NEC Configuration - 6.5.0-02 - -

Hardware compatibility

Please use NEC servers certified by VMware.
For details, please see the VMware Certified Compatibility Guides.

Installation notes

NEC Custom ISO Image can be used for both fresh install and upgrade from ESXi 5.5/6.0.
For details, please visit the NEC PP Support Portal Site.

Known Issues

We found the following issue for this NEC Custom ISO Image. 

For other general known issues of ESXi 6.5, please see the release notes of VMware website.

Support information for Custom Image

Support related to NEC Custom Image is exclusively provided to NEC customers with a maintenance support contract.