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Powershell script to customise drivers into ESXi

The Supermicro E300 require the igxbe drivers for their 10GE NICs as the standard ESXi ISO does not natively support. Therefore I’m require to custom build the ESXi ISO. The igxbe 4.5.1 drivers were from Paul Blog – https://tinkertry.com/how-to-install-intel-x552-vib-on-esxi-6-on-superserver-5028d-tn4t. Download here. The powershell script were from here. https://www.v-front.de/p/esxi-customizer-ps.html  These are the commands used. PowerCLI C:\> C:\Users\Administrator\Downloads\ESXi-Customizer-PS-v2.5.ps1 -izip… Read More »

Category: Lab

NSX / SDDC in a suitcase

Sometime last year around September 2016, I had an idea of setting up a mobile NSX/SDDC Demo Lab that is compact enough to fit into a suitcase so that I can bring them around. However, I didn’t have the time to set them up. Guess what? Another colleague of mine in VMware US that works… Read More »