How to install the HP CIM providers on ESXi

Quick guide on installing the HP ESXi CIM providers

Prerequisites

Procedure

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  1. Copy bundle to c:\temp
  2. Place the target host in maintenance mode
  3. Open the vsphere CLI command line
  4. Change to bin directory by typing CD bin
  5. Run vihostupdate.pl –server ESXiHOST –install –bundle c:/temp/bundle.zip
  6. Reboot the host
  7. Check it installation – Run vihostupdate.pl –server ESXiHOST –query

You should now have additional information on hardware status in the vSphere hardware status tab.

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