mmgit
Contributor
Contributor

How do i patch my esxi 6.5 hypervisor?

Hello.

I see in "packages" category that i have updates to install, but when i push "Install update" i have to "Enter the URL or datastore path of the VIB below", but i haven't tis url. I tryed to find any instructions, but didn't find any solution.
Can you help me please? I have free license.

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TheBobkin
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

Hello mmgit​,

There are many options for updating/patching/upgrading ESXi but you obviously need the patch data to do this (e.g. a VMware/vendor custom ISO), overview of options available and specifics linked from here:

Overview of the ESXi Host Upgrade Process

Bob

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hamidja
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Hi

if you don't have VCenter the Most strait forward way to upgrade is to copy zip file to local datastore and use CLI. visit this link it do help you:

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2008939

Don't afraid of addressee when you are typing datastore name or generally addresses just press tab to auto complete the address

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