Updated HP Customized Version of ESXi 5.5 Update 1 (June 2014) is Released

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An updated version of HP Customized version of ESXi 5.5 Update 1 (June 2014)  is now available!

Important Note: this release does not include patch ESXi550-201406401-SG released by VMware to address a known NFS connectivity bug. When utilizing NFS, make sure to install this patch

Download:
What’s New:
  • Provider Features
    • Added capability to configure the providers to ignore the status of an unused FC port
  • 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.
  • Utilities features
    • HPBOOTCFG – Report/Set UEFI or Legacy boot mode
  • Support for the Flex-20 technology to stream twice the bandwidth of 10 GB adapters for virtualized and converged data centers

Fixes included:

  • This version of the HP Custom Image includes the patch from VMware to address the CVE-2014-0160 vulnerability (now known as “Heartbleed”) in the open-source OpenSSL toolkit utilized to encrypt Web communications. The VMware Knowledge Base article related to the CVE-2014-0160 vulnerability is available at: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2076225
  • AMS Fixes
    • Improved fix for memory leak issue.
  • HP ProLiant Servers: HP Smart Array Controllers – Out-of-Memory Condition May Lead to a Server Halt and Purple Screen Under VMware ESXi 5.0, 5.1, or 5.5 After Upgrading to HP Smart Array Controller Driver (hpsa) Version 5.x.0.58-1. This version of the HP Customized image includes the HP Smart Array Controller Driver (hpsa) Version 5.x.0.60-1 which fixes the issue. The link to the customer Advisory describes the condition in more detail and is located at http://h20564.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay/?docId=c04302261.
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By Rotem Agmon Posted in Info

One comment on “Updated HP Customized Version of ESXi 5.5 Update 1 (June 2014) is Released

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