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How to upgrade NIC firmware on HCI compute nodes using CLI

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Applies to

  • NetApp HCI H300E compute node
  • NetApp HCI H500E compute node
  • NetApp HCI H700E compute node
  • NetApp HCI H410C compute node
  • VMware ESXi 6.5
  • VMware ESXi 6.7


  • After upgrading NetApp HCI components you noticed that the NIC firmware version on ESXi hosts is not the latest supported by NetApp.
  • NetApp HCI environment was installed without using NetApp Deployment Engine.
  • You need procedure to upgrade NIC firmware on ESXi hosts using CLI.


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