Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Syntax to install HP CIM Providers on ESX4i

First, download and install the vCLI tools from on your desktop.

Second, download the CIM Providers from

Third, Place host in Maintenance Mode and then scan the ESXi host for the Bulletin ID to be installed

c:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI\bin> -server -username root - scan - bundle

should return a name like

hpq-esxi4.1uX-bundle-1.0 (note: this is case sensitive)

Fourth, install the bulletin

c:\program files (x86)\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI\bin> -server -username root -bundle c:\ -install - bulletin hpq-esxi4.1uX-bundle-1.0

Fifth, reboot the host.

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