VMware ESXi 6.5, Patch Release ESXi650-201712407-BG: Updates ntg3 VIB
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VMware ESXi 6.5, Patch Release ESXi650-201712407-BG: Updates ntg3 VIB


Article ID: 325279


Updated On:


VMware vSphere ESXi


Release date: December 19, 2017
Patch CategoryBugfix
Patch SeverityModerate
Host Reboot RequiredYes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown RequiredYes
Affected HardwareN/A
Affected SoftwareN/A
VIBs Included
  • VMW_bootbank_ntg3_4.1.3.0-1vmw.650.1.36.7388607
PRs Fixed 1857401, 1909361
Related CVE numbersNA


VMware vSphere ESXi 6.5


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch updates the ntg3 VIB to resolve the following issue:

  • This release updates the ntg3 driver to version to resolve some minor issues.

Patch Download and Installation

The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware vSphere Update Manager. For details, see the Installing and Administering VMware vSphere Update Manager.

ESXi hosts can be updated by manually downloading the patch ZIP file from the VMware download page and installing the VIB by using the esxcli software vib command. Additionally, the system can be updated using the image profile and the esxcli software profile command. For details, see the vSphere Command-Line Interface Concepts and Examples and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.