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Patching an ESX environment

Posted on 2011-09-21
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Hi Experts,

Can anyone please provide me with a step by step doc, or any link in how to patch ESX 4.1 host/vcenter, etc?

What are your best recommendations to accomplish this goal?

Thanks in advance
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Question by:Jerry Seinfield
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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Do you have Update Manager in vCenter.

use Update Manager.

Updating ESXi Hosts by Using Update Manager
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006089

ESX Patch Management Guide

http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r41/vsp_41_esxupdate.pdf
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have you looked at the Patch Management Guide from VMWare?

http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r41/vsp_41_esxupdate.pdf
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ouch...should have refreshed first :-)
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