Updated HP Customized Versions of VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 2 and ESXi 5.1 (Feb 2013)

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An updated version of the HP Customized version of ESXi 5.1 (Feb 2013)  is now available!

Updates 20/02/13:

The new and updated features for the HP vSphere 5.1 Customized Image for February 2013 include:

  • Provider Features:
    • Report installed licenses for HP Dynamic Smart Array Controller.
    • Report New memory properties.
    • Support for IP Address encoding in SNMP traps.
    • Support SMX MemoryModuleOnBoard association.
    • HP Dynamic Smart Array Controller split cache support.
    • Report New RAID levels for storage volume fault tolerance.
    • HP Smart Cache support.
    • Update reporting of Smart Array Cache Status to align with firmware and iLO.
  • AMS features:
    • Report running SW processes to HP Insight Remote Support.
    • Report vSphere 5.1 SNMP agent management IP and enable VMware vSphere 5.1 SNMP agent to report iLO4 management IP.
    • IML logging for NIC, and SAS traps.
    • Limit AMS log file size and support log redirection as defined by the ESXi host parameter: ScratchConfig.ConfiguredScratchLocation
  • SR-IOV Support:
    • Updated Intel 10Gb network driver to enable SR-IOV for the HP 560FLB, 560M, 560SFP+, and 560FLR-SFP+.

An updated version of the HP Customized version of ESXi 5.0 U2 (Feb 2013)  is also available:

The new and updated features for the HP vSphere 5.0 U2 Customized Image for February 2013 include:

  • Provider Features:
    • Report installed licenses for HP Dynamic Smart Array Controller.
    • Report New memory properties.
    • Support for IP Address encoding in SNMP traps.
    • Support SMX MemoryModuleOnBoard association.
    • HP Dynamic Smart Array Controller split cache support.
    • Report New RAID levels for storage volume fault tolerance.
    • HP Smart Cache support.
    • Update reporting of Smart Array Cache Status to align with firmware and iLO.
  • AMS features:
    • Report running SW processes to HP Insight Remote Support.
    • IML logging for NIC, and SAS traps.
    • Limit AMS log file size and support log redirection as defined by the ESXi host parameter: ScratchConfig.ConfiguredScratchLocation
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By Rotem Agmon Posted in Info

2 comments on “Updated HP Customized Versions of VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 2 and ESXi 5.1 (Feb 2013)

  1. the odyssey continues:)

    Bios Fw 12/09/2012 is just beeing replaced by version 2012.12.17

    DESCRIPTION
    Certain HP ProLiant servers with AMD Opteron (6200-series processors) running a Hypervisor host operating
    system such as VMware ESXi 5.X or VMware ESX/ESXi 4.X, may intermittently encounter operating system
    unresponsiveness, a kernel panic or VMware Purple Screen (PSOD). If this occurs, one of the following error
    messages may be displayed:
    CPUx tried to re-acquire lock CpuSchedCore. X
    Page Fault # PF Exception 14 in CpuSchedVcpuSwitch()
    System unresponsiveness, a kernel panic, or VMware ESXi Purple Screen (PSOD) may occur during
    moderate to heavy CPU stress or when network stress occurs between Virtual Machines (VMs) while the
    system is configured with a supported System ROM version dated 12/08/2012 or 12/09/2012.

    VMware ESXi 5.X:
    The System ROMs for each of these servers are available at the following URLs:
    • HP ProLiant DL585 G7 server (A16) (version 2012.12.17)
    ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib2/software1/sc-linux-fw-sys/p1115634943/v85565 (CP019783.scexe)
    • HP ProLiant BL685c G7 server blade (A20) (version 2012.12.17)
    ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib2/software1/sc-linux-fw-sys/p399044107/v85570 (CP019786.scexe)
    • HP ProLiant DL385p Gen8 server (A28) (version 2012.12.17)
    ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib2/software1/sc-linux-fw-sys/p1844533170/v85579 (CP019790.scexe)
    • HP ProLiant BL465c Gen8 server (A26) (version 2012.12.17)
    ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib2/software1/sc-linux-fw-sys/p1703471599/v85582 (CP019793.scexe)

  2. Document ID: c03698772
    Version: 1
    Advisory: VMware ESXi 5.X and ESX/ESXi 4.X – SYSTEM ROM UPGRADE RECOMMENDED:
    Certain ProLiant BL/DL Server Platforms With AMD Opteron 6200 Series-Processors
    Running Hypervisor OSs Such as VMware ESX/ESXi May Intermittently Encounter a
    Kernel Panic or PSOD

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