The Mellanox Firmware Tool (MFT)

We are trying to install MFT (( over ESXi 6.7 update 3. we got the this error:

[root@vns-esxi-host-01:/tmp/mellanox] esxcli software vib install -v /tmp/mellanox/mft-


The pending transaction requires 244 MB free space, however the maximum supported size is 239 MB.

Please refer to the log file for more details.

any idea?

Thanks in advance.


Germán. P.

Hi Germán,

Please refer to the following ESXI KB:

“The pending transaction requires xxx MB free space” error when installing VIBs ​​​​​​​