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Mar 20 2012   3:30AM GMT

ESXi 5.0 Update 1 : Out Now!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
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That’s right, this isn’t quite hot off the presses, but most people are not aware that ESXi 5.0 Update 1 has been officially released.

What’s New

The following information describes some of the enhancements available in this release of VMware ESXi:

  • Support for new processors– ESXi 5.0 Update 1 supports new AMD and Intel Processors. See the VMware Compatibility Guide for details.
  • Support for additional guest operating systems – ESXi 5.0 Update 1 adds support for Mac OS X Server Lion 10.7.2 and 10.7.3.
  • New or upgraded device drivers – ESXi 5.0 Update 1 adds support for Native Storage Drivers for Intel C600 series chipset and upgrades LSI MegaRAID SAS driver to version 5.34.

Click here for installation notes, resolved issues, and the available upgrade paths and supported upgrade tools.

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