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* RECOMMENDED * HPE ESXi Utilities Offline Bundle for VMware vSphere 6.5

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Type: Software - System Management
Version: 2.6.2(15 May 2017)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.5
File name: hpe-HPUtil-esxi6.5-bundle-2.6.2-1.zip (9.1 MB)
The HPE ESXi Utilities Offline bundle for VMware vSphere 6.5 includes HPONCFG, HPBOOTCFG, HPTESTEVENT, HP CONREP , and HPSSACLI utilities for configuration of servers. HPONCFG can be used to set up and reconfigure the iLO (Integrated Lights-Out) management controller of a server. HPBOOTCFG can be used to set up the boot configuration for the server. HPSSACLI can be used in the configuration of HPE Smart Array controllers and attached storage. The HPTESTEVENT utility generates test WBEM indication and test SNMP trap. The HPE CONREP Utility enables server hardware configuration capture, set and duplication.

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

139aa7748c027fe0cb88e7b72dc851190099994d0521a533599836d5642ff021 hpe-HPUtil-esxi6.5-bundle-2.6.2-1.zip

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Installing Offline Bundles on an vSphere 6.5 Host Using vSphere CLI 6.5 esxcli Utility

You can use the esxcli utility in conjunction with offline bundles or with a depot. This topic describes the procedure using offline bundles.

This bundle includes the followng software versions:   .

  • hponcfg-6.0.0.4.4-2.4.2494585.vib
    hptestevent-6.0.0.01-01.00.5.2494585.vib
    conrep-6.0.0.01-02.00.1.2494585.vib
    hpbootcfg-6.0.0.02-02.00.6.2494585.vib
    hpe-ilo_650.10.0.2-2.4240417.vib
    ssacli-2.60.18.0-6.0.0.vib
    hpe-cru_650.6.5.8.24-1.4240417.vib

Prerequisites

Before you can update or patch a vSphere 6.5 host from the command line, you must have access to a machine on which you can run the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface vSphere 6.5  (vSphere CLI). You can install the vSphere CLI on your Microsoft Windows or Linux system. For information about importing or installing the vSphereCLI 6.5. see the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface Guides.

Procedure 

  1. Power off any virtual machines that are running on the host and place the host into maintenance mode.
  2. Transfer the offline bundle onto the ESXi host local path, or extract it onto an online depot.
  3. Install the bundle on the ESXi host.
    • Install remotely from client, with offline bundle contents on a online depot:  
         esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib install -d <depotURL/bundle-index.xml>
    • Install remotely from client, with offline bundle on ESXi host:  
         esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib install -d <ESXi local path><bundle.zip>
    • Install from ESXi host, with offline bundle on ESXi host:  
         esxcli software vib install -d <ESXi local path><bundle.zip>
  4. After the bundle is installed, reboot the ESXi host for the updates to take effect.
  5. (Optional) Verify that the vibs on the bundle are installed on your ESXi host:
       esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib list
  6. (Optional) Remove individual vibs. <vib name> can be identified by listing the vibs as shown in #5:
       esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib remove -n <vib name>

Installing Offline Bundles on an vSphere 6.5 Host Using VMware vCenter Update Manager

The offline bundle can also be installed from VMware vCenter Update Manager as a patch. For more information and detailed instructions, see the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.


 


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Boost License
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement
Net-SNMP License


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Important:

For additional information about the utilities mentioned in this product, please refer to the document "HPE VMware Utilities User Guide for VMware vSphere 6.5 for May 2017" which is located at http://www.hpe.com/go/vmware/proliant-docs.

 


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


There is an updated hpe-ilo driver included in this bundle. For more information, see the VMware Knowledge Base Article at http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2148123 and the HPE Customer Advisory at http://h20565.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c05378386.

For additional information about the utilities mentioned in this product, please refer to the document "HPE VMware Utilities User Guide for VMware vSphere 6.5 for May 2017" which is located at http://www.hpe.com/go/vmware/proliant-docs.

 

Version:3.3.0 (27 Jun 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Updated the Smart Storage Administrator CLI (SSACLI)


Version:3.2.0 (21 Mar 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  •  updated SSACLI

Version:3.1.5 (9 Nov 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Updated HPONCFG to support HPE iLO 5


Version:3.1 (12 Jul 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Updated hponcfg to support iLO 5
  • Updated ssacli to support HPE P/E-Class SR Gen10 controllers

Version:2.6.2 (15 May 2017)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


There is an updated hpe-ilo driver included in this bundle. For more information, see the VMware Knowledge Base Article at http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2148123 and the HPE Customer Advisory at http://h20565.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c05378386.


Version:2.6a (6 Dec 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Supports VMware vSphere 6.5


Type: Software - System Management
Version: 2.6.2(15 May 2017)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.5

Description

The HPE ESXi Utilities Offline bundle for VMware vSphere 6.5 includes HPONCFG, HPBOOTCFG, HPTESTEVENT, HP CONREP , and HPSSACLI utilities for configuration of servers. HPONCFG can be used to set up and reconfigure the iLO (Integrated Lights-Out) management controller of a server. HPBOOTCFG can be used to set up the boot configuration for the server. HPSSACLI can be used in the configuration of HPE Smart Array controllers and attached storage. The HPTESTEVENT utility generates test WBEM indication and test SNMP trap. The HPE CONREP Utility enables server hardware configuration capture, set and duplication.

Installation Instructions

To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with this SHA-256 Checksum value:

139aa7748c027fe0cb88e7b72dc851190099994d0521a533599836d5642ff021 hpe-HPUtil-esxi6.5-bundle-2.6.2-1.zip

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Installing Offline Bundles on an vSphere 6.5 Host Using vSphere CLI 6.5 esxcli Utility

You can use the esxcli utility in conjunction with offline bundles or with a depot. This topic describes the procedure using offline bundles.

This bundle includes the followng software versions:   .

  • hponcfg-6.0.0.4.4-2.4.2494585.vib
    hptestevent-6.0.0.01-01.00.5.2494585.vib
    conrep-6.0.0.01-02.00.1.2494585.vib
    hpbootcfg-6.0.0.02-02.00.6.2494585.vib
    hpe-ilo_650.10.0.2-2.4240417.vib
    ssacli-2.60.18.0-6.0.0.vib
    hpe-cru_650.6.5.8.24-1.4240417.vib

Prerequisites

Before you can update or patch a vSphere 6.5 host from the command line, you must have access to a machine on which you can run the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface vSphere 6.5  (vSphere CLI). You can install the vSphere CLI on your Microsoft Windows or Linux system. For information about importing or installing the vSphereCLI 6.5. see the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface Guides.

Procedure 

  1. Power off any virtual machines that are running on the host and place the host into maintenance mode.
  2. Transfer the offline bundle onto the ESXi host local path, or extract it onto an online depot.
  3. Install the bundle on the ESXi host.
    • Install remotely from client, with offline bundle contents on a online depot:  
         esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib install -d <depotURL/bundle-index.xml>
    • Install remotely from client, with offline bundle on ESXi host:  
         esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib install -d <ESXi local path><bundle.zip>
    • Install from ESXi host, with offline bundle on ESXi host:  
         esxcli software vib install -d <ESXi local path><bundle.zip>
  4. After the bundle is installed, reboot the ESXi host for the updates to take effect.
  5. (Optional) Verify that the vibs on the bundle are installed on your ESXi host:
       esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib list
  6. (Optional) Remove individual vibs. <vib name> can be identified by listing the vibs as shown in #5:
       esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib remove -n <vib name>

Installing Offline Bundles on an vSphere 6.5 Host Using VMware vCenter Update Manager

The offline bundle can also be installed from VMware vCenter Update Manager as a patch. For more information and detailed instructions, see the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.


 


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Boost License
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement
Net-SNMP License


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Important:

For additional information about the utilities mentioned in this product, please refer to the document "HPE VMware Utilities User Guide for VMware vSphere 6.5 for May 2017" which is located at http://www.hpe.com/go/vmware/proliant-docs.

 


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


There is an updated hpe-ilo driver included in this bundle. For more information, see the VMware Knowledge Base Article at http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2148123 and the HPE Customer Advisory at http://h20565.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c05378386.

Important

For additional information about the utilities mentioned in this product, please refer to the document "HPE VMware Utilities User Guide for VMware vSphere 6.5 for May 2017" which is located at http://www.hpe.com/go/vmware/proliant-docs.

 

Revision History

Version:3.3.0 (27 Jun 2018)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Updated the Smart Storage Administrator CLI (SSACLI)


Version:3.2.0 (21 Mar 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  •  updated SSACLI

Version:3.1.5 (9 Nov 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Updated HPONCFG to support HPE iLO 5


Version:3.1 (12 Jul 2017)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


  • Updated hponcfg to support iLO 5
  • Updated ssacli to support HPE P/E-Class SR Gen10 controllers

Version:2.6.2 (15 May 2017)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


There is an updated hpe-ilo driver included in this bundle. For more information, see the VMware Knowledge Base Article at http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2148123 and the HPE Customer Advisory at http://h20565.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c05378386.


Version:2.6a (6 Dec 2016)
Enhancements

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Supports VMware vSphere 6.5


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