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How to download patches in MyVMware (1021623)

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This article provides information about downloading patches from the Product Patches page in MyVMware.
Note: You do not need specific permissions in MyVMware to download patches.


To download a patch:
  1. Go to the MyVMware Patch Downloads page.

  2. Log in with your MyVMware credentials.

    Note: If you are already logged in to MyVMWare, you will not be prompted to enter your credentials.

  3. Select a product from the list and then select the version.

    Note: Patches are available for ESX, ESXi, VEM (patch bundles for Cisco Nexus Virtual Ethernet Module for ESX/ESXi), and vCenter Server.

  4. Click Search. You see the list of available patches.

    Note: Alternately, you can search by Date, Release Name, Build Number, or Bulletin Name for a product.

  5. Locate your patch and click Download.

    • To be able to download multiple patches simultaneously, install Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5 or later on your computer.
    • To download multiple patches, select the required patches and click Download Selected.

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