IBM developed VMware CIM providers posted on Fix Central - IBM BladeCenter and System x
RETAIN tip: H207771
When a full image of the VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) with IBM Customization Installable is not required, IBM supplies the IBM-developed Common Information Model (CIM) providers bundled and delivered through Fix Central for users to download and deploy their own custom-built image.
The system is configured with at least one of the following:
This tip is not system specific.
This tip is not option specific.
Note: This does not imply that the network operating system will work under all combinations of hardware and software.
Please see the compatibility page for more information: http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/
The provider bundles can be found at the following URL (log in required):
A provider bundle is released to Fix Central following each new release of an IBM customized image.
The IBM provider bundle contains the IBM-developed CIM providers that are contained in the VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) with IBM Customization images that IBM releases at the following URL:http://www.ibm.com/systems/x/os/vmware/index.html
The IBM providers can be deployed with a VMware base image to create an image to suit the individual needs of a business running on IBM hardware.
Applicable countries and regions
Document id: MIGR-5092718