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Broadcom CIM Provider for ESXi 5.0 (2001541)

Purpose

This article provides information about the Broadcom CIM provider for Broadcom Converged Network Adapters.

 
Note: The partner product referenced in this article is a software module that is developed by Broadcom. Use of this product is governed by the license agreement with OEMs. You must obtain the application, support, and licensing for using this product from the OEM.

Resolution

Supported hardware and software 10-Gigabit Ethernet Controllers

  • BCM57710 - Dual-Port 10G/2500/1000BASE-X TOE, RDMA, iSCSI PCI Express® Ethernet Controller
  • BCM57711 - Dual-Port 10GBASE TCP, RDMA, iSCSI with x8 Lane PCI Express® Gen-2 Controller
  • BCM57712 - Dual-Port 10GBASE-CX4/1000BASE-X TOE, RDMA, iSCSI and FCoE PCI-SIG SR-IOV PCI Express® Gen-2 Controller

Gigabit Ethernet Controllers

  • BCM5706 - 10/100/1000BASE-T TOE, RDMA, ISCSI/ISER Ethernet Controller
  • BCM5708C - 10/100/1000BASE-T TOE PCI Express® Ethernet Controller
  • BCM5708S - 1000/2500BASE-X TOE, RDMA, iSCSI PCI Express® Ethernet Controller
  • BCM5709C - Dual-Port 10/100/1000BASE-T TOE PCI Express® Ethernet Controller
  • BCM5709S - Dual-Port 1000/2500BASE-X TOE, RDMA, iSCSI PCI Express® Ethernet Controller
  • BCM5716C - Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller with a PCI Express® Ethernet Controller
  • BCM5716S - Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller with a PCI Express® Ethernet Controller
  • BCM5718 - x2 PCI Express® Dual-Port Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • BCM5722 - Integrated Gigabit Ethernet Controller with Integrated Transceiver
  • BCM5723 - NetXtreme® Gigabit Ethernet Controller for Servers

IPMI extensions (if any)

None

Implementation schema details

The provider supports standard DMTF and SMI-S sub-profiles.

  • Profile Registration Profile - 1.0.0c
  • Ethernet Port Profile - 1.0.0
  • Diagnostic Profile - 1.0.0b
  • Host LAN Network Port Profile - 1.0.0
  • Software Inventory Profile - 1.0.0
  • Software Update Profile - 1.0.0

CIM client plug-in support

The Broadcom CIM provider is supported by wbemcli. A vendor-specific GUI management tool is not currently available.

Support information

For more information on Broadcom adapters, see http://www.broadcom.com/products/Ethernet-Controllers/Enterprise-Server.

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