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Re: ProLiant BL460c Gen8 can't find firmware

 
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ProLiant BL460c Gen8 can't find firmware

I've been having issues upgrading vmware from 5.5 to 6.5 so Vmware support have asked for some firmware to be upgrade.

Their email said:

As per the log bundle:

ESXi 5.5.0 build-3568722
   
HP ProLiant BL460c Gen8 | BIOS: I31 | Date: 05/21/2018
        
        Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 0 @ 2.60GHz

                NIC     driver name  VID:DID    SVID:SDID  driver version  firmware version
                ------  -----------  ---------  ---------  --------------  ----------------
                vmnic0  elxnet       19a2:0710  103c:337b  11.1.145.0      11.1.183.23
                vmnic1  elxnet       19a2:0710  103c:337b  11.1.145.0      11.1.183.23
                vmnic2  elxnet       19a2:0710  103c:184e  11.1.145.0      11.1.183.23
                vmnic3  elxnet       19a2:0710  103c:184e  11.1.145.0      11.1.183.23
             
                  vmhba0    Hewlett-Packard Company Smart Array P220i
        vmhba1    Emulex Corporation Emulex OneConnect OCe11100 10GbE, iSCSI UCNA
        vmhba2    Emulex Corporation Emulex OneConnect OCe11100 10GbE, iSCSI UCNA
                -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                HBA     driver name  VID:DID    SVID:SDID  driver version
                ------  -----------  ---------  ---------  --------------
                vmhba0  hpsa         103c:323b  103c:3355  5.5.0.124-1OEM
                vmhba1  be2iscsi     19a2:0712  103c:337b  11.1.145.8
                vmhba2  be2iscsi     19a2:0712  103c:337b  11.1.145.8
            
As per VMware Compatibility Guide,the latest recommended version is as follows:
                
hpsa driver version 6.0.0.44-4vmw

Link for Download:

http://www.vmware.com/download/vsphere/drivers_tools.html
                    
                    
be2iscsi driver version 11.1.145.8 firmware version:    11.1.145.18

Link for Download:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=DT-ESXI55-EMULEX-BE2ISCSI-1111458&productId=353
                        
                        
elxnet driver version 11.1.183.654    firmware 11.1.183.23

Link for Download:

https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=DT-ESXI55-EMULEX-ELXNET-111183654&productId=353

 

 

they posted links for drivers but i can't find the firmware 11.1.183.23 for elxnet or 11.1.145.18 for be2iscsi on hp's site: https://support.hpe.com/hpesc/public/home/driverHome?sp4ts.oid=5177951

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Re: ProLiant BL460c Gen8 can't find firmware

Hello @parisvc,

Below links can be helpful for you to resolve this issue::

Documentation: Click here to access the Technical White Paper for November 2017 VMware FW and Software Recipe.

Links to download Firmware: Click here to access the Firmware for Offline Firmware Image (.iso), UEFI Boot, for HPE Emulex Converged Network Adapters and Network Adapters.

Click here to access the firmware for Offline Firmware Image (.iso), Legacy Boot, for HPE Emulex Converged Network Adapters and Network Adapters

Link to download driver: Click here to access the Software Delivery Repository.

If this helps you with your issue, please click the thumb to register a Kudo.

If it resolves the issue, please consider marking it as an Accepted Solution.

Thanks and Regards,

@Nitesh_123

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Re: ProLiant BL460c Gen8 can't find firmware

many thanks for this. May I ask how did you find the link to the hp firmware?

eg this https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?swItemId=MTX_b6e50c82b14f4c48b9714583d4

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Re: ProLiant BL460c Gen8 can't find firmware

@Nitesh_123 also I still need the firmware for be2iscsi?