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VMware Software Kit

Emulex Virtual Fabric and Fibre Channel Adapters for IBM BladeCenter

Your system manufacturer conducts extensive qualifications on specific driver / firmware combinations. While the Emulex model supports a range of driver / firmware pairings, we recommend you consult with your system manufacturer for their preferred driver / firmware combinations for your device, or view our recommended combinations for reference.

 

Below is a list of the recommend driver / firmware sets for IBM.

 Software TypeCompatible Versions
ESXi 5.5 (OOB) BE Firmware 4.6.281.8
Lancer Firmware 1.1.43.12
NIC Driver 10.0.575.7
iSCSI Driver 4.6.261.0
FC/FCoE Driver 10.0.575.8
OneCommand Manager 6.3.12.2
CIM Provider 3.8.19.1
vSphere Plugin 1.5.13
 
ESXi 5.1 BE Firmware  4.6.281.8
Lancer Firmware  1.1.43.12
NIC Driver 4.6.142.10
iSCSI Driver 4.6.142.2
FC/FCoE Driver 8.2.4.151.65
OneCommand Manager n/a
CIM Provider 3.8.15.1
vSphere Plugin 1.3.7
 
ESXi 5.0 BE Firmware  4.6.281.8
Lancer Firmware 1.1.43.12
NIC Driver 4.6.142.10
iSCSI Driver 4.6.142.2
FC/FCoE Driver 8.2.4.151.65
OneCommand Manager n/a
CIM Provider 3.8.15.1
vSphere Plugin 1.3.7
 
ESX 4.1 Firmware 4.6.281.8
Lancer Firmware 1.1.43.12
NIC Driver 4.6.142.10
iSCSI Driver 4.6.142.2
FC/FCoE Driver 8.2.4.151.65
OneCommand Manager 6.3.14.1
CIM Provider 3.8.15.1
vSphere Plugin 1.3.7
 
ESX 4.0 Firmware n/a
NIC Driver n/a
FC/FCoE Driver n/a
OneCommand Manager n/a
CIM Provider n/a

NOTE: See the Emulex Virtual Fabric Adapter (CFFh) Release Notes before installing software.

Emulex 10GbE Virtual Fabric Adapters for IBM BladeCenter®

  • Option 49Y4235; FRU P/N 49Y4239; Card P/N 49Y4234 (Emulex model OCm10102-N-X)
  • Option 49Y4275; FRU P/N 49Y4261; Card P/N 49Y4277 (Emulex model OCm10102-I-X)
  • Option 90Y3550; FRU P/N 90Y3553, Card P/N 90Y3552 (Emulex model OCm11102-N-X)
  • Option 90Y3566; FRU P/N 90Y3569; Card P/N 90Y3568 (Emulex model OCm11102-I-X)

Supported VMware Versions:

  • vSphere 5.0 (ESXi 5.0)
  • vSphere 4.1 (ESX 4.1/ESXi 4.1)
  • vSphere 4.0 (ESX 4.0/ESXi 4.0)