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.

  1. On the home page of the VMware vSphere Web Client select the Hosts and Clusters view.01
  2. On the inventory tree select the VMware ESXi 6.0 host you would like to scan.02
  3. On the content area of the VMware vSphere Web Client select the Monitor tab then select Update Manager.03
  4. On the content area of the Update Manager┬ásection click Scan….
  5. On the Confirm Scan dialog box select both check boxes and click OK.05
  6. On the Recent Tasks pane verify that a Scan entity task completed.06
  7. Review the Update Manager tab to verify if the VMware ESXi 6.0 host is compliant or non-compliant with the attached baseline.07