Enable the Intel I217-V network card in VMware ESXi

The motherboard of my Haswell whitebox contains an Intel I217-V network card. See my “Haswell low power whitebox for ESXi and Hyper-V” post for more information. The Intel I217-V  network card is not recognized by VMware ESXi 5.x by default. On the VMware community I found a post with the  Intel I217-V ESXi driver attached.  … Read more

VMware ESXi 5 whitebox NIC support

I tested the NICs below in my VMware ESXi 5.x whitebox server at home. Here the status: NIC Recognized by VMware ESXi 5 Listed in ESXi 5 as Intel PRO/1000GT Desktop Adapter PCI Yes Intel 82541PI Gigabit Ethernet Controller Realtek RTL 8111E Yes Realtek 8168 Gigabit Ethernet Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter PCI-e Yes Intel … Read more