The CIM Provider package includes the CIM Provider .vib and a Python script set_vm_ptp_privilege.py.
The CIM Provider must be installed on the ESXi host. The Python script should be copied to a standard Linux server.
Install the VIB through the Host CLI
esxcli software vib install -v <absolute PATH to the vib>/SFC-ESX-solarflare-cim-provider-2.0-0.3.vib
Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective.
Reboot Required: true
VIBs Installed: SFC_bootbank_solarflare-cim-provider_2.0-0.3
Note: When a vib has been installed the ESXi host server must be rebooted.
Verify CIM Provider Status
esxcli software vib list | grep solarflare
solarflare-cim-provider 2.0-0.3 SLF VMwareAccepted 2018-12-18
esxcli system wbem provider list
Name Enabled Loaded
SLF_solarflare-cim-provider true true
sfcb_base true true