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Vmware update manage 5.5 Web Client vs C# Client

Posted on 2014-11-14
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I am studying for the VCP 5.5 exam and have a questoin on UDM..

What is the functional difference between using the web client vs C# client to manage update manger
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Also I have read that UDM can upgrade vmtools and hardware and yet my Lead2Pass study guide says no..
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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No stage or Remediate available in the Web Client, you still have to use the vSphere Client (C#).

(yes, Stupid I know!, why release a half cocked client!)

Lead2Pass study guide says no.. - Must be in incorrect.


Supported Operating Systems for Upgrade of VMware Tools and Virtual Hardware

Windows Server 2012 [Standard/Datacenter] 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2 Update 1 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit
Windows 8.1 Update 1 [Professional/Enterprise] 32-bit
Windows 8.1 Update 1 [Professional/Enterprise] 64-bit
Windows 8.1 [Professional/Enterprise] 32-bit
Windows 8.1 [Professional/Enterprise] 64-bit
Windows 8 [Professional/Enterprise] 32-bit
Windows 8 [Professional/Enterprise] 64-bit
Windows 7 [Professional/Enterprise] 32-bit
Windows 7 [Professional/Enterprise] 64-bit
Windows 7 [Professional/Enterprise] 32-bit SP1
Windows 7 [Professional/Enterprise] 64-bit SP1
Windows XP Professional 32-bit (SP3 required)
Windows XP Professional 64-bit (SP2 required)
Windows 2000 [Professional/Server/Advanced Server/Datacenter Server] 32-bit
Windows 2000 [Professional/Server/Advanced Server/Datacenter Server] 64-bit
Windows Server 2003 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 32-bit (SP2 required)
Windows Server 2003 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit (SP2 required)
Windows Server 2003 R2 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 32-bit (SP2 required)
Windows Server 2003 R2 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit (SP2 required)
Windows Vista [Business/Enterprise] 32-bit (SP2 required)
Windows Vista [Business/Enterprise] 64-bit (SP2 required)
Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 32-bit
Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 32-bit SP2
Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit SP2
Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit R2
Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit R2 Service Pack 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0
CentOS 4
CentOS 5
CentOS 5.10
CentOS 6
CentOS 6.5
CentOS 7.0 (64-bit)
Debian 4
Debian 5
Debian 6
Ubuntu 7.x
Ubuntu 8.x
Ubuntu 9.x
Ubuntu 10.x
Ubuntu 11.x
Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 14.04
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
Oracle Enterprise Linux 4
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5
Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.1
Oracle Enterprise Linux 6
Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.5
Oracle Enterprise Linux 7.0
Asianux 3
Asianux 4


Source
https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere5/doc/vsphere-update-manager-55u2-release-notes.html

there is also another reference at Mike's site

http://www.mikelaverick.com/2013/11/back-to-basics-installing-vsphere-5-5-vmware-update-manager-vum/
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Thanks Hancock !!!! :-)
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@comp.... Thanks, don't forget to join and visit the new EE Groups!

to discuss VMware and Virtualization!

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Thanks

Andy
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I joined the groups... :o)
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