VMware OS support tool for HPE Synergy

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This tool provides information for using VMware HPE ESXi Synergy Only releases with HPE Synergy Custom SPPs or HPE Synergy Service Packs (SSPs).

Hewlett Packard Enterprise provides VMware HPE ESXi images for HPE servers that integrate the VMware ESXi drivers and HPE Value Added Management Software required to run ESXi on HPE servers. Observe the following:

  • These images are provided as a starting point to ensure a successful installation.

  • Updated patches and security builds can be installed from VMware. Installed updates will be reflected with a higher build number than the baseline build from the ESXi HPE Synergy Only custom images.

  • You can optionally add, remove, or update the HPE Management and Utilities Offline Bundles as needed to ensure accurate reporting of HPE Synergy compute node components.

  • Driver updates might be required to match a supported HPE Synergy software release, as documented on these pages.

  • You can update VMware ESXi and vSphere using the standard VMware update tools.

  • Although drivers can be obtained through other resources such as vibsdepot, the HPE Synergy firmware and driver versions that are installed must be compliant with the chosen HPE Synergy Management combination and HPE Synergy Custom SPP or SSP.

  • For HPE Recommended VMware Lifecycle Manager Desired Image definitions, see http://vibsdepot.hpe.com/synergy/Valid-vLCM-Combos-Synergy.pdf

  • The HPE ESXi 7.0 U1, 6.7 U3, and 6.5 U3 HPE Synergy Only January 2021 images and the HPE ESXi 7.0 U2 HPE Synergy Only March 2021 image are available on the VMware ESXi images for HPE Servers website. To access them, select the appropriate HPE ESXi version. Once you are logged into the VMware download site, scroll down to the "Synergy Custom Images" section, and then select the Install CD.

  • If you require access to older HPE ESXi Synergy Only Custom images, contact the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Support Center to request access.

Select an HPE ESXi Custom Image from the table below. Then, select an associated HPE Synergy Custom SPP or SSP to view information about VMware OS support.

VMware OS Versions