After upgrading to vGPU 13.0 vib. the vSphere A100 MIG VM profiles are lost

Today we just update vib from 12.3 to 13.0 on our vSphere 7.0.2. It seems after rebooting the server, vSphere is not able to run the VM anymore. It seems all the previous GPU profile is not valid anymore. We didn’t have any problem when we upgrade from 12.2 to 12.3. Any suggestions?

This is what we have on the server right now:

This is what we used to have on vSphere in vGPU 12.3:

But now, this profile is invalid. So I am not able to start my VM

vCS for ESX is now part of NVAIE offering. You need a special VIB. As existing customer you should get an upgrade path for NVAIE.

regards Simon

From our current release notes:

Feature Support Withdrawn in Release 13.0

  • The following GPUs are no longer supported:
    • NVIDIA A100 HGX 80GB
    • NVIDIA A100 PCIe 40GB
    • NVIDIA A100 HGX 40GBInstead, these GPUs are supported with NVIDIA AI Enterprise.
  • NVIDIA Virtual Compute Server (vCS) is no longer supported and C-series vGPU types are no longer available. Instead, vCS is supported with NVIDIA AI Enterprise.
  • The base VMware vSphere 7.0 release and VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 1 are no longer supported.

And this is what you should have received:
Dear Customer,
The vCS licenses on ESXi are not supported with vGPU 13. However, there is a new product, NVIDIA AI Enterprise (NVAIE), that has the same features (and more), and it is supported on vGPU 13 with ESXi. A special offer for NVAIE is going out on it to all vCS customers by October 1st. Please contact your account manager for more information.