VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200905404-BG: Update to tzdata package (1010961)
Release Date: May 28, 2009
Summaries and Symptoms
Issues fixed in this patch (and their relevant symptoms, if applicable) include:
- This fix updates the tzdata package. The tzdata package contains data files with rules for various time zones around the world.
This updated package addresses the following changes to Daylight Saving Time (DST) observations:
* Future transition dates for Brazil were fixed
* Several Argentinian provinces decided not to observe Daylight Saving
Users in the affected locales, or users interacting with people or systems in the affected locales, are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds these enhancements.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table, above.
Patch Download and Installation
See the VMware Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX Server 3.5 hosts.
To update ESX Server 3.5 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the most recent patch bundle from http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vi3_patches_35.html and install the bundle using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.