I have seen some problems when running the wrong driver version against firmware version, so here is a guide how to find the information you need to check compatability on ESXI 5.x and 6.0. I will get all the in the console via SSH. How to find NIC information: With the command: esxcli network nic list. I can see the names of the NIC, here: vmnic0 and vmnic1. With the command: esxcli network ...
· Note: You can check the ESXi/ESX host version with the command: # vmware -v ; Obtaining Network card driver and firmware information To determine the version information for a physical network interface card in vSphere ESXi/ESX 4.x and 5.x: Open a console to the ESXi/ESX host.
The output of the cmd will show you the installed hba firemware & driver version. To check the information when legacy driver is being in use. Go to /proc/scsi directory and look for lpfc (for emulex) or qla (for qlogic) or bfa (for brocade and sometime for qlogic as well). Now, change the directory to appropriate hba model dir, if its lpfc then:
How to check the HBA name, make, model, firmware, driver version in Linux June 3, 2020 May 26, 2018 by admin In my earlier article I had given a bunch of commands to help understand dm multipath
· Get HBA firmware and driver version for all ESXi hosts. Hello, as you probably know the only way to find out about HBA firmware and driver versions these days is by running: /usr/lib/vmware/vmkmgmt_keyval/vmkmgmt_keyval -d to see which are the HBA devices, then. /usr/lib/vmware/vmkmgmt_keyval/vmkmgmt_keyval -l -i vmhba1/qlogic to actually retrieve ...
· To determine the firmware for a Emulex HBA on an ESXi/ESX host: Go to /proc/scsi/lpfc. Note: the lpfc may be appended with model number appended. For example, /proc/scsi/lpfc820. Run the ls command to see all of the adapters in the directory. You see output similar to:
· VMware ESXi How to find Firmware and Driver version This blog article is about how to find a particular driver and firmware of an I/O device like a HBA, Network card etc.! For VMware VSAN there is a nice health checker now but not everyone is using VSAN and not everything in a ESXi system involved in VSAN like Network Cards and local devices. Online and offline research of driver/firmware…
FC HBA – Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter which is used to connect SAN devices to servers. To allocate LUN(s)/storage space to server. In this article i am going to show you Howto check HBA firmware & Driver Version Info Linux.
vmkload_mod -s lpfc | grep Version Get HBA firmware. Before ESXi 5.5 firmware version information was obtained with command. cat /proc/scsi/
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