May 2016 VMware FW and Software Recipe


VMware 2016 Recipe + HP

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Important Support Notes

This document specifies the versions of firmware, and software that are recommended for use with VMware
vSphere 5.x
and VMware vSphere 6.0 OS releases in conjunction with the HP Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP) 2016.04.0. The firmware versions and software versions listed in this Document have been tested as a solution set using this SPP as a baseline, and are fully supported by HPE.

Review the SPP Support Statement document on to understand the support policy for SPP releases. When posted, the
SPP will contain the firmware and drivers specified in this document. The specified drivers are also included in the VMware base image or HPE Custom image, vailable from or available on HPE’s vibsdepot(5.0 and 5.1 and 5.5/6.0) for this release. The specified system management software is included in the HPE
Custom Image, available from or available on HPE’s vibsdepot(5.0 and 5.1 and 5.5/6.0) for this release. It is recommended that users revisit the download site for this document to check for updates periodically. Review the SPP Contents Report on to see which firmware and driver components are included in the SPP.
VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 2, VMware vSphere 5.5 Update 3, and VMware vSphere 5.1 Update 3 are the VMware Releases that have been tested against this entire SPP.

Note: The April 2016 HPE Custom Images and the April VMware FW and Software Recipe version 20.2 now support AMD 6300 series processor based servers. This support is available with ROM version 2016.03.07



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