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Purpose

To install additional drivers. In this example I need the Chelsio 10G NIC driver.

Process

scp VMW-ESX-6.7.0-cxl-3.1.0.29-offline_bundle-13673270.zip  root@10.150.7.159:/tmp
  • Install using the esxcli wrapper.[1]
[root@localhost:~] esxcli software vib install -d /tmp/VMW-ESX-6.7.0-cxl-3.1.0.29-offline_bundle-13673270.zip 
Installation Result
   Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective.
   Reboot Required: true
   VIBs Installed: Chelsio_bootbank_cxl_3.1.0.29-1OEM.670.0.0.8169922
   VIBs Removed: 
   VIBs Skipped:
  • Reboot
  • https://www.vladan.fr/how-to-install-vib-on-vmware-esxi/