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Cisco Bug: CSCvh78221 - VIC1340/1380 supported firmware version is different between Cisco and VMware compatibility guide

Last Modified

Aug 13, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco Unified Computing System

Known Affected Releases

2.2(8a)B

Description (partial)

Symptom:
The supported VIC1340/1380 firmware version noted on Cisco HCL site is different from Vmware compatibility site as below.

Integration:
・UCS B200 M4
・2.30 GHz E5-2699 v3 CPU
・Cisco UCS VIC 1340
・Cisco UCS VIC 1380
・2.2(8)B
・ESXi 6.5 U1

UCS 1340 Virtual Interface Card 
Firmware Version: 4.1(2)
 https://ucshcltool.cloudapps.cisco.com/public/#

「Search Options」->「Server Type」->"B-Series" ->
「Server Model」->"Cisco UCS B200 M4" 
「Processor Version」->"Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Series processors" 
「Operating System」->"VMware" 
「Operating System Version」->"ESXi 6.5 U1" 

「Component」->「2.2(8) last published 2017-09-01」
「Adapters」→「CNA」->
「UCS 1340 Virtual Interface Card」 and 「UCS 1380 Virtual Interface Card」
「Firmware Version」 is "4.1(2)"

VMware:The version shows 4.0(1j).
 https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php
「What are you looking for:」->"IO Devices" ->
「Product Release Version:」->"ESXi 6.5 U1" ->
「Brand Name :」->"Cisco" 
「Keyword:」 ->"VIC" 
「Update and View Results」->
「UCS VIC 1340 Network」 and 「UCS VIC 1380 Network」's firmware are all 4.0(1j).

Conditions:
Customer hope two sides can keep same version but VMware side said if Cisco had no request, they won't update the list.
VMware HCL site update is required via Cisco.
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