VMware Update Manager as a Guest
Posted on 2012-09-20
Is it at all possible to install VMWare Update Manager as a guest on the ESXI server you want to manage ?
Normally the Update Manager machine would have to remain up, but I was wondering if you could be sneaky sneaky with the way you remmediate the host.
Basically we have a single ESXi server, in a datacenter (along with some ubunto servers and a SAN) The ESXi server is hosting a Vcenter appliance.
We would like to be able to locally manage updates, without having to install a physical Windows box or another ESXi server.