VMware have just released vSphere 7.0 Update 1 and as usual, our softwares, follow the course

The ESXi customized image iso can be downloaded from the link below

The update details:

ESXi 7.0 U1 Build Number: 16850804

Dell Version : A00

Dell Release Date : 06 Oct 2020

VMware Release Date: 06 Oct 2020

Important Fix/Changes in the build


– Driver Changes as compared to previous build : yes

– Base Depot: VMware-ESXi-7.0U1-16850804-depot.zip



b282dcada50a1370525e60ba793713d3: VMware-VMvisor-Installer-7.0.0.update01-16850804.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A00.iso

bf8b3cc9e98b8ffbad9e62494d7d596f: VMware-VMvisor-Installer-7.0.0.update01-16850804.x86_64-DellEMC_Customized-A00.zip

8340cee05168f24406200b3bb7006811: DellEMC_Addon_7.0.1_A00.zip

Drivers included:-

Intel Drivers:


– igbn:

– ixgben:

– i40en:

Qlogic Drivers:


– qcnic:

– qfle3:

– qfle3i:

– qfle3f:

– qedentv:

– qedrntv:

– qedf:

– qlnativefc:

– qedi:

Broadcom Drivers:


– bnxtnet:

– bnxtroce:

Mellanox Drivers:


– nmlx5_core:

– nmlx5_rdma:

Dell PERC Controller Drivers:





Refer the below for more information:


VMware ESXi 7.0 Update 1 Release Notes

Please find more details product documents at dell.com/virtualizationsolutions


If you are using Dell servers and VMware vCenter and never heard about OpenManage for VMware vCenter, I highly suggest you first start reading about it here

The new, 5.2 release brings the following enanchments:

Fixes & Enhancements


1.Unable to view the proper remediation failure message in vSphere Lifecycle Manager
2.OMIVV becomes unresponsive when managing multiple vCenters
3.OMIVV system profile capture fails for servers with the BOSS controller
4.Test connection fails for all hosts managed by vCenter 6.5
5.OMIVV RPM Upgrade fails in a proxy environment
6.OMIVV management compliance page displays 200000 error
7.OMIVV becomes unresponsive after restore from OMIVV 4.3
8.Backup and restore failed after the RPM upgrade of the OMIVV appliance


1. Introduction of OMIVV Open API Specification (OAS) compliant RESTful APIs
2.Support for vSphere 7.0 U1
3.Support for XE2420 PowerEdge server
4.Support for R6515, R7515, R740, and M740c vSAN Ready Nodes
5.Enhancement in host credential profile to handle the ESXi credentials in the newer version of ESXi and vCenter.
6.Support for IPv4 range-based bare-metal discovery
7.Added filter option on the Dell EMC Chassis and Dell EMC Hosts pages to filter host and chassis health status.
8.Enhancement in warranty reporting for a host with multiple or different warranties
9.Providing offline repo packages along with OVF.
It can be downloaded by clicking the screenshot below

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