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I have purcahse the VMware vSphere 5 Essential Kits. I have download the vSphere to install a VM but I can find the Update Manager. Which product should I download ?

As I have only 3 VM hosts, how can I install the latest packs in case I decide to install it manually ?

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by:paulsolov
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Download  vCenter iso and that will have vCenter, Update Manager, Single Sign On, etc..

Install vCenter, SSO, and Infrastructure service  (if on a windows machine) and then install update manager
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I have a vCenter appliance(OVF template) without go through the vCenter installatoin. If I download the vCenter iso, does it work ?

Is there any option to patch the VM without the vCenter Update Manager ?

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by:paulsolov
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You will need to install on a windows machine and register the plug-in with vCenter.

Here's a KB on what's bundled with appliance and what's not

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2002531
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Is that the one that i should install ? Do I need to prepare a SQL server before install the Update Manager ?

VMware vCenter Server 5.5.0b and modules
File size: 3.3G
File type: iso
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It will install a SQL Express instance for you if you like, it's the easiest way to go.  That's the ISO you need.
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