VMware ESX drivers for Solarflare server adapters are available for download below. ESX5.0/5.1 driver packages support only Solarflare 5000 and 6000 Series adapters. ESX5.5 and ESX6.0 driver packages support all Solarflare 5000, 6000, 7000 and 8000 Series adapters.
These are GA quality drivers that have passed Solarflare internal testing as well as passing VMware IOVP tests. They can also be downloaded directly from the VMware Compatibility Guide.
The following CIM Provider and CIM-capable utilities provide the means to remotely update and configure a Solarflare Adapter.