You can use remote management applications to install or upgrade ESXi, or to manage hosts remotely.

Supported Remote Management Server Models and Minimum Firmware Versions

Remote Management Server Model

Firmware Version

Java

Dell DRAC 7

1.30.30 (Build 43)

1.7.0_60-b19

Dell DRAC 6

1.54 (Build 15), 1.70 (Build 21)

1.6.0_24

Dell DRAC 5

1.0, 1.45, 1.51

1.6.0_20,1.6.0_203

Dell DRAC 4

1.75

1.6.0_23

HP ILO

1.81, 1.92

1.6.0_22, 1.6.0_23

HP ILO 2

1.8, 1.81

1.6.0_20, 1.6.0_23

HP ILO 3

1.28

1.7.0_60-b19

HP ILO 4

1.13

1.7.0_60-b19

IBM RSA 2

1.03, 1.2

1.6.0_22