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VMware Software Kit

Emulex Virtual Fabric and Fibre Channel Adapters for IBM System x

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) OCe14000 Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.20, 10.2.377.23
OCe11000 Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.18, 10.2.377.23
OCe10100 Firmware N/A
LPe16000  Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.18, 10.2.377.23
LPe12000 Firmware 2.02x11
NIC Driver 10.2.298.5
iSCSI Driver 10.2.250.0
FC/FCoE Driver 10.2.298.12, 10.2.340.18
CIM Provider 10.2.261.13
vSphere Plugin 10.2.251.0
ESXCLI Plugin N/A
 
ESXi 5.1 OCe14000 Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.20, 10.2.377.23
OCe11000 Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.18, 10.2.377.23
OCe10100 Firmware N/A
LPe16000  Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.18, 10.2.377.23
LPe12000 Firmware 2.02x11
NIC Driver 10.2.293.0
iSCSI Driver 10.2.250.0
FC/FCoE Driver 10.2.292.0
CIM Provider 10.2.261.13
vSphere Plugin 10.2.251.0
 
ESXi 5.0 OCe14000 Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.20, 10.2.377.23
OCe11000 Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.18, 10.2.377.23
OCe10100 Firmware N/A
LPe16000  Firmware 10.2.261.36, 10.2.261.41, 10.2.377.18, 10.2.377.23
LPe12000 Firmware 2.02x11
NIC Driver 10.2.293.0
iSCSI Driver 10.2.250.0
FC/FCoE Driver 10.2.292.0
CIM Provider 10.2.261.13
vSphere Plugin 10.2.251.0

Emulex 10GbE Virtual Fabric Adapters for IBM System x

  • Option 49Y4250; FRU P/N 49Y4252; Card P/N 49Y4251 (Emulex model OCe10102-N-X)
  • Option 49Y7950; FRU P/N 49Y7952; Card P/N 49Y7951 (Emulex model OCe11102-N-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)