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Correct way of patching HP ESXi installations

Finnur
Frequent Visitor

Correct way of patching HP ESXi installations

Hi all,

 

I'm wondering how one would go around patching official HP based ESXi installations.

 

Normally I would just install from the HP ESXi media (for example, 5.5) and then use VUM to install all patches. Then when I would like to go to 5.5 Update 1 I would import the HP ESXi 5.5 Update 1 media to VUM, update with it and then install all patches released after 5.5 Update 1 as normal with VUM.

 

Rinse, Repeat for 5.5 Update 2 etc.

 

Would this be the correct way?

 

Bgrds,

FOG

 

 

P.S. This thread has been moved from General to ESXi. - Hp Forum Moderator

 

 

1 REPLY
Jan Soska
Honored Contributor

Re: Correct way of patching HP ESXi installations

Hello,

you could do it in your way...

Or - you can boot latest update form HP and update system,

or - you can use VUM and attach latest drivers

or - you can use vibsdepot.hp.com and integrate it into VUM

 

all options are working well.

 

Jan