Check FC HBA and Network Adapter firmware version in ESXi


There are two ways to check firmware version in ESXi:

The first is to run the /usr/lib/vmware/vm-support/bin/swfw.sh then search the hardware you are looking for.

The second to to list the device, then find the detailed info.

For FC HBA:

esxcfg-scsidevs –a
ls /proc/scsi/qla2xxx/* | xargs head –2

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For network adapters:

esxcli network nic list
ethtool –I vmnic?

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References:
Identifying the firmware of a Qlogic or Emulex FC HBA (1002413)
Determining Network/Storage firmware and driver version in ESXi/ESX 4.x and 5.x (1027206)

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