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VMware ESX 4.0, Patch ESX400-200909405-BG: Updates perftools (1014023)


Release Date: September 24, 2009

Download Size:
384.2 MB
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Product Versions ESX 4.0
Build 193498
Also see KB 1012514.
Patch Classification General
Host Reboot Required No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required No
PRs Fixed 412336
Affected Hardware N/A
Affected Software N/A
VIBs Included vmware-esx-perftools
Related CVE numbers N/A


Summaries and Symptoms

Issues fixed in this patch (and their relevant symptoms, if applicable) include:

  • Fixes an issue with esxtop utility where esxtop might quit with the error message "VMEsxtop_GrpStatsInit() failed" when attempting to monitor network status on ESX.

Deployment Considerations

None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.

Patch Download and Installation

See the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX 4.0 hosts.

To update ESX 4.0 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the patch zip file from and install the bulletin using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX 4 Patch Management Guide.

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