Malicious Driver Detection (MDD) Event - Resolved


How is this issue being addressed?

The Malicious Driver Detection issue that we are aware of is addressed in the 1.7.1 i40en driver release for ESXi 6.7 available for download here:  Link to Download


Note:  Drivers that address the MDD issue for ESXi 6.0 & ESXi 6.5 will be available in a future release.


Who was experiencing this issue?

Customers using Intel Ethernet 700 Series Network Adapters and using VMware ESXi and i40en driver 1.5.8


If after updating to 1.7.1 i40en driver on ESXi 6.7 you are still experiencing the MDD issue, please contact us via this Wired Community or via Customer Support