Obtain the latest drivers for specific NVIDIA GPU from the NVIDIA Downloads page – http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us, the download will be in a .VIB format.
Upload this VIB file to a datastore on the ESXi host using the vSphere Client/Web Console.
You will need to enter the host in to maintenance mode using the vSphere Client or via the shell:
Initiate the install of the driver:
localcli software vib install --no-sig-check -v /vmfs/volumes/DATASTORENAME/PATHTOVIB/FILENAME.VIB
Monitor the Shell window for the progress of the installation, you will see the following message on the window:
Installation Result Message: Operation finished successfully. Reboot Required: false VIBs Installed: VIB NAME
Reboot the host, once rebooted you will need to exit the maintenance mode using the vSphere or Shell:
Confirm the installation of drivers
Check the status of the Xorg service by running this command:
This should confirm the xorg service is installed.