VMware ESXi 5.0, Patch Release ESXi500-201111001 (2008017)
Release Date: November 3, 2011
Host Reboot Required: Yes
Image Profile Filenames:
|Bulletin ID||Category||Knowledge Base Article|
|ESXi500-201111401-BG||Bug Fix||KB 2008018|
Summaries and Symptoms
This patch release contains the bug fixes for ESXi. For more information, see the KB article of the individual bulletin.
Patch Download and Installation
The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is through the VMware Update Manager. For details, see the Installing and Administering VMware vSphere Update Manager.
ESXi hosts can be updated by manually downloading the patch ZIP file from the VMware download page and installing the VIB by using the esxcli software vib command. Additionally, the system can be updated using the Image Profile and the esxcli software profile command. For details, see the vSphere Command-Line Interface Concepts and Examples and the vSphere Upgrade Guide.