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||15.00.00.00-1OEM||4750377||Go to VMware|
|NIC Driver||Broadcom 1G NIC||tg3||3.137l.v60.1||2880383||Go to VMware|
|NIC Driver||Qlogic 10G NIC||qfle3||18.104.22.168||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||22.214.171.124||4366053||Go to VMware|
|Custom Configuration||NEC Configuration||-||6.5.0-02||-||-|
Please use NEC servers certified by VMware.
For details, please see the VMware Certified Compatibility Guides.
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.
We found the following issue for this NEC Custom ISO Image.
- When NEC Custom ISO Image (Ver.6.5.0-02) is applied to the Express5800/B120g-h on which "1GbE (2ch) Riser Card" (N8403-094/N8403-094F) has been installed, the update of Management Firmware is required in advance.
For details, please refer to this site:
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.