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VMware ESXi
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HPE servers require the HPE Custom ESXi image or an ESXi image can be created with VMware's ImageBuilder application that has, at minimum, appropriate device drivers to support the boot controller and at least one network device in the server for a successful installation of VMware ESXi.

The drivers for the new network and storage controllers in the servers are integrated in the HPE Custom ESXi image and are not part of the base ESXi image that is distributed by VMware.

Certain HPE servers are only supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image (see Notes in Matrix below).

Click on the product link to obtain the HPE Server QuickSpecs.

HPE Resources
VMware Resources
DL
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
DL20 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
DL20 Gen10 6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL60 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
DL80 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
DL120 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
DL160 Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
DL160 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
DL160 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U3 7.0
DL180 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
DL180 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U3 7.0
DL320e Gen8 v2 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
DL325 Gen10 6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL325 Gen10 Plus 6.5 U3 6.7 U3 7.0 Notes
Includes support for the AMD EPYC™ 7001 Series processor.
DL360 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL360 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL360p Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
DL380 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL380 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL388 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL380p Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
DL385 Gen10 6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL385 Gen10 Plus 6.5 U3 6.7 U3 7.0 Notes
Includes support for the AMD EPYC™ 7001 Series processor.
DL385p Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
DL560 Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
DL560 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL560 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL580 Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
DL580 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
DL580 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
ML & MicroServer
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
ML30 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
ML30 Gen10 6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
ML110 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
ML110 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
ML150 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
ML350 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
ML350 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
MicroServer Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
MicroServer Gen10 Plus 6.5 U3 6.7 U3 7.0
DX
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
DX360 Gen10 6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
DX380 Gen10 6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
CL
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
CL2100 6.5 U1
6.7 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
CL2200 6.5 U1
6.7 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
CL2600 6.7 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
CL2800 6.7 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
CL3150 6.5 U1 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
Synergy
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
480 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
Notes
For HPE custom ESXi image support with Synergy Servers, refer to http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-sw-release-information
480 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
Notes
For HPE custom ESXi image support with Synergy Servers, refer to http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-sw-release-information
620 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
For HPE custom ESXi image support with Synergy Servers, refer to http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-sw-release-information
660 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
For HPE custom ESXi image support with Synergy Servers, refer to http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-sw-release-information
660 Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
Notes
For HPE custom ESXi image support with Synergy Servers, refer to http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-sw-release-information
680 Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
For HPE custom ESXi image support with Synergy Servers, refer to http://www.hpe.com/info/synergy-sw-release-information
BL & WS
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
BL460c Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
BL460c Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
BL460c Gen10 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
BL465c Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
BL660c Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
BL660c Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
WS460c Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
WS460c Gen9 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Apollo
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
XL170r Gen9 (Apollo 2000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
XL170r Gen10 (Apollo 2000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
XL190r Gen9 (Apollo 2000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
XL190r Gen10 (Apollo 2000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
XL220a Gen8 v2 (Apollo 6000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
XL225n Gen10 Plus 6.5 U3 6.7 U3 7.0
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
XL230a Gen9 (Apollo 6000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
XL230k Gen10 (Apollo 6000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
XL250a Gen9 (Apollo 6000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
XL270d Gen10 (Apollo 6500) 6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
XL420 Gen9 (Apollo 4200) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
XL420 Gen10 (Apollo 4200) 6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
XL450 Gen9 (Apollo 4500) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
Notes
The HPE XL450 Gen9 Server does not support VMware when installed in a HPE Apollo 4520 Gen9.
XL450 Gen10 (Apollo 4510) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.5 U3
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0
SL
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
SL210t Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
SL230s Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
SL250s Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
SL270s Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
SL4540 Gen8 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
Notes
This server is supported with the Last Pre-Gen9 ESXi custom image for either 6.5, 6.5 U1, 6.5 U2 or 6.5 U3. Refer to the HPE ESXi Custom Image Download page for the specific custom image.
Mission Critical Solutions
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
BL920s Gen9 (Superdome X) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.7 U3 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
Superdome Flex 6.5
6.5 U1
6.7
6.7 U3
Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
MC990 X 6.5 6.7 U3 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
Edgeline
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
e910 (EL8000) 6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
e910t (EL8000t) 6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
m510 (EL1000/EL4000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
m710x (EL1000/EL4000) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
m710x-L (EL1000/EL4000) 6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
Moonshot
Product ESXi 6.5 ESXi 6.7 ESXi 7.0 Installation Notes
m750 (Moonshot 1500) 6.7 U3 Notes
Cartridge is included in an HPE Moonshot 1500 v2 Chassis.
m510 (Moonshot 1500) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
m710x (Moonshot 1500) 6.5
6.5 U1
6.5 U2
6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.
m710x-L (Moonshot 1500) 6.7
6.7 U1
6.7 U2
6.7 U3
7.0 Notes
This server is supported with VMware's base image and not supported with the HPE custom ESXi image.