Category: VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0

VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 – Remediating a VMware ESXi 6.0 Host

The following is a step by step guide for remediating (i.e. patching) a VMware ESXi 6.0 host. On the home page of the VMware vSphere Client select Hosts and Clusters. Select a VMware ESXi 6.0 host from the inventory tree on the left. Select the Update Manager tab on the VMware vSphere Client. Click Remidiate……


VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 – Staging Patches

The following is a step by step guide for staging patches to VMware ESXi 6.0 hosts. This is a useful feature if your VMware ESXi 6.0 hosts are located across lethargic¬†wide area network (WAN) links. On the VMware vSphere Client home page select Hosts and Clusters. From the inventory list select a VMware ESXi 6.0…


VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 – Scanning a VMware ESXi 6.0 Host

The follow is a step by step guide for performing a VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 scan on a VMware ESXi 6.0 host. On the home page of the VMware vSphere Web Client select the Hosts and Clusters view. On the inventory tree select the VMware ESXi 6.0 host you would like to scan. On…


VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 – Attaching a Baseline to a VMware ESXi Host

The following is a step by step guide for attaching a vSphere Update Manager 6.0 baseline to a VMware ESXi 6.0 host. On the VMware vSphere Web Client home page select Hosts and Clusters. On the inventory tree select the VMware ESXi 6.0 host you would like to attach the baseline to. On the content…


VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 – Create a Dynamic Baseline

The following is a step by step guide for creating¬†VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 dynamic baseline. A dynamic baseline is updated dynamically and may be used to verify that your vSphere infrastructure is up to date or out or date, regarding patches. On the vSphere Client home page under Solutions and Applications click Update Manager….


VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 – Installing the vSphere Update Manager Client

The following is a step by step guide for installing the vSphere Update Manager Client. On the vSphere Client navigate to Plug-ins > Manage Plug-ins…. On the Plug-in Manager dialog box click the blue Download and Install link to install the VMware vSphere Update Manager Extension. On the Open File – Security Warning dialog box…


vSphere Update Manager 6.0 – Installation

The following is a step by step guide for installing vSphere Update Manager (VUM) 6.0. On the VMware vCenter Installer dialog box select Server under the vSphere Update Manager section and click Install. Additionally, this is a lab environment so Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express will be utilized. On the VMware vCenter Installer dialog box…