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Downloading CIM provider for Hitachi FC-HBA (2001547)


This article provides information about CIM provider for Hitachi FC-HBA.

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

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Hitachi CIM Provider

Supported Hitachi FC Adapters

The CIM provider for Hitachi FC Adapters supports these Hitachi FC Adapter models:

  • Hitachi HFC0401-E
  • Hitachi HFC0402-E
  • Hitachi HFC0402-M
  • Hitachi HFCE0801
  • Hitachi HFCE0802
  • Hitachi HFCE0802-M
  • Hitachi HFCE0804-M

Supported software release:

  • VMware ESXi 5.0
  • VMware ESXi 5.1 

Implementation schema details

CIM provider for Hitachi FC Adapters supports these profile/features:
Profile Name Organization Standard Version

Profile Registration

DMTF DSP 1.0.0

Software Update

DMTF DSP 1.0.0

Software Inventory

DMTF DSP 1.0.0

Physical Package


SMI-S 1.2.0

Host Discovered Resources


SMI-S 1.2.0



SMI-S 1.2.0

FC Initiator Ports


SMI-S 1.2.0



SMI-S 1.2.0
  • All mandatory classes and properties are supported as part of the all profiles.
  • Not all extrinsic methods defined in the profile are supported.
  • Alert indications are not supported.

CIM client plug-in support

The CIM provider only works with the Hitachi CIM Client CLI utility.

No hardware component state is displayed either on ESXi or vCenter Server’s hardware monitoring tab.

Support information

Install an appropriate version of FC Adapter driver and CIM Client CLI utility to work CIM provider properly.

For installation or usage of CIM provider and CIM Client CLI utility, see HITACHI Gigabit Fibre Channel Adapter User's Guide (Utility Software Edition for VMware). You can download CIM Provider, CIM Client CLI utility and related manuals at

The latest driver and Hitachi customized installer CD are available from the VMware Download Center.
If you have any questions about this module:
  • Contact the reseller from whom you purchased the product
  • The Hitachi support service to which you subscribe



Request a Product Feature

To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a VMware product, please visit the Request a Product Feature page.


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