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VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch Release ESXi510-201210001 (2034548)


Release Date: Oct 24, 2012

Download Filename:


Download Size:
306.1 MB



Host Reboot Required: Yes

Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required: Yes
Bulletin ID Category Knowledge Base Article
ESXi510-201210401-BG Bugfix 2034549

Image Profile Name Knowledge Base Article
ESXi-5.1.0-20121004001-standard 2034550
ESXi-5.1.0-20121004001-no-tools 2034551


Summaries and Symptoms

This patch release contains fixes for ESXi. For more information, see the KB articles for the individual bulletins.
For information about the issues fixed with the ESXi-5.1.0-20121004001-standard image profile, see KB 2034550.
For information about the issues fixed with the ESXi-5.1.0-20121004001-no-tools image profile, see KB 2034551.

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.

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To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a VMware product, please visit the Request a Product Feature page.


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