Updating patches on an ESXi host using “esxcli…

Updating patches on an ESXi host using “esxcli software vib” commands

Updating patches on an ESXi host using “esxcli…

https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2008939 This video demonstrates how to update patches on an ESXi 5.x/6.x host using “esxcli software vib” commands. Patches can either be “Installed” or “Updated” on an ESXi host using the “esxcli software vib” commands Caution: The install method has the possibility of overwriting existing drivers. If you are using third-party ESXi images, VMware recommends using the update method to prevent an unbootable state. Patches for VMware products can be downloaded from the following location http://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/download.portal For additional information, see VMware Knowledge Base article 2008939 at the following URL https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2008939


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About etqui

My name is Eelco de Boer and I work for DellEMC VCE as a Solutions Architect Virtualisation. I am interested in design (both high level and technical), product/solution management and helping customers solve their pains. I like to take a broader look and approach and prefer to look at a problem from several angles. My experience focuses mainly on solutions based on VMware technologies and software. I am a VMware Certified Professional, VMware Certified Advanced Professional Data Center Design, vExpert 2014, 2015 and 2016. This blog represents my own opinion and views.

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