HP Customized Version of ESXi 5.5 Update 1 is Released


HP Customized version of ESXi 5.5 Update 1 (March 2014)  is now available!

What’s New:
  • Provider Features
    • FC HBA Indications ◦ added to report FC port status change
    • Report Smart Array Cache size when the cache size is large
    • Report Smart Array Cache status
    • Aligned Smart Array indications with that of Windows providers
    • Feature support for Smart Array Encryption
    • Feature support for Rapid Parity Initialization in Smart Array Provider
    • Provider Synch-up to align with DMTF SMBIOS 2.7.1 spec
    • Dynamic iLO IP address update
    • IPv6 support for OA
  • AMS features
    • Added support for Fiber Channel
  • SR-IOV Support
    • Refer to the HP ProLiant server and option firmware and driver support recipe on http://vibsdepot.hp.com for the list of supported SR-IOV adapters and drivers.
    • For additional details on supported servers, Guest Operating Systems, SR-IOV limitations, configuration steps, and troubleshooting, see the HP White Paper – Implementing SR-IOV on HP ProLiant Servers with VMware vSphere 5.1
  • Utilities features
    • HPBOOTCFG – Report/Set UEFI or Legacy boot mode
By Rotem Agmon Posted in Info

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