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ESXI command line syntax needed   "Error: -n must have value"

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I am looking for the exact syntax to patch a esxi 5.5 host by command line

I have a ZIP file and it is on a share

so something like
/vmfs/volumes/69d30076-e032ea50 # esxcli software vib update -n --vibname=ESXi55
0-20140420.zip

BUT I GET

"Error: -n must have value"


I know I am very close but need a little help !!

thqanks
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Zephyr ICT earned 2000 total points
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The -n --vibname is used when installing .vib files ... Like this:

esxcli software vib install –n /path/async-driver.vib

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For zip files it's simply something like this:

esxcli software vib install -d "/vmfs/volumes/datastore1/patch-directory/ESXi55-xxxxx.zip" 

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AWESOME , see my other rights question if you want !
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