VMware

VMware ESXi drivers for Solarflare server adapters are available for download below. Please note the following:

  • Native VMKernel ESX drivers support SFN8000 and X2000 series adapters.
  • Legacy VMKLinux ESX drivers support SFN5000, SFN6000, SFN7000 and SFN8000 series adapters.

Native VMware driver (VMKernel) packages

This section contains the packages for Native VMware driver (VMKernel).

This is IOVP certified production quality driver using the VMKernel driver framework.
It can also be downloaded directly from the VMware Compatibility Guide.

Native VMware driver (sfvmk) - SFN8000 and X2000 SeriesPart, Date
2.3.3.1002
[Version 7]
SF-118824-LS
03 March 2020
2.3.3.1002
[Version 7]
SF-118825-LS
03 March 2020
2.2.0.1000
[Version 2]
SF-120732-LS
20 February 2019
2.2.0.1000
[Version 2]
SF-120733-LS
20 February 2019

The following utilities, which are compatible with the VMKernel driver, provide the means to remotely update and configure a Solarflare Adapter.

Management UtilitiesPart, Date
2.1.0.25
[Version 5]
SF-120055-LS
10 October 2019
v8.0.1.1003
[Version 5]
SF-120054-LS
10 October 2019
1.2.0.1011
[Version 4]
SF-120056-LS
10 October 2019
v2.3.3.1004
[Version 4]
SF-120773-LS
10 October 2019
v7.6.9.1015
[Version 3]
SF-121528-LS
10 October 2019

The following diagnostic utility is compatible with the VMKernel driver.

Diagnostic UtilityPart, Date
2.3.3.1004
[Version 4]
SF-120088-LS
10 October 2019
DocumentationPart, Date
[Version 25]
SF-103837-CD
04 December 2019
SR-IOVPart, Date
[Version 2]
SF-115680-AN
26 June 2019

Native VMware (VMKernel) packages for Dell

This section contains packages specific to Dell.

X2522-25G (Dell)Part, Date
v7.6.13.1000
[Version 1]
SF-122666-LS
15 October 2019
SR-IOVPart, Date
 
[Version 2]
SF-115680-AN
26 June 2019