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Release Notes for the VMware ESXi 5.0 Installable Cisco Custom ISO Image
First Published: February 28, 2012Last Updated: September 11, 2012Release: ESXi-5.0.0-469512-custom-Cisco-2.0.1dOL-26617-01
This release of the VMware ESXi 5.0 installable Cisco ISO Image provides an installable ESXi ISO image that includes Cisco and 3rd party drivers necessary for Cisco UCS blade and rack servers. This ISO image is available for download to approved VMware users at the VMware web site:
The custom image iso file package is 295 Mb, be sure your local disk or SAN has at least 296 MB free.
Upgrading to the New Software Release
The VMware ESXi 5.0 Installable Cisco Custom ISO Image is designed for fresh installations of ESXi hosts. For upgrading or migrating to ESXi 5.0 from ESX, ESXi and vCenter Server 5.0, refer to VMware's upgrade details at:
New Hardware Features
This release adds support for the following products not found in previous custom builds:
New Software Features
No new software features are introduced with this release.
The following components are included in the VMware ESXi 5.0 Installable Cisco Custom ISO Image
Refer to the following documents for platform specific installation instructions:
Service and Support
For support on Cisco branded products, please contact your authorized Cisco Systems service representative at:
For support on OEM branded products, please contact your service contract representative for the OEM product.
For general inquiries, please consult the Cisco Systems contact information web page.
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation:
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This document is to be used in conjunction with the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.
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