VMware ESXi 5.0 Patch ESXi500-201109402-BG: Updates tools-light (2002778)
Release date: September 13, 2011
|Build||For build information see KB 2001075|
|Host Reboot Required||No|
|Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required||No|
|VIBs Included||tools-light 5.0.0-0.3.474610|
|Related CVE numbers||N/A|
Summaries and Symptoms
Note: You can also download the versions of VMware Tools that include vShield Endpoint Thin Agent from the packaging repository at http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/5.0p01/.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table above.
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.