VCP5 – Upgrade an ESXi Host using vCenter Update Manager

Upgrading ESXi host via VUM is an elegant process.

  1. Install VUM
  2. Open vSphere and open Update Manager
  3. Select the ESXi Images tab
  4. Click Import ESXi Image
    1. Walk through process to import image
  5. Open Hosts and Clusters and select the Update Manager tab
  6. Click Scan to refresh compliance
  7. Click Remediate to begin updating the hosts

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