Patching a Home ESXi server

Steps to follow to patch ESXi server – not that easy to figure out from looking at the vmware site!

  • Finding Patches

http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2012/02/understanding-esxi-patches-finding-patches.html

esxcli software vib install -d /vmfs/volumes/[DATASTORE]/[PATCH_FILE].zip

Note:command for VMware vSphere CLI uses https protocol, not http as per doc and code example for tool

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