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VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201504001 (2112672)

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Release Date: Apr 7, 2015


Download Filename:
ESXi550-201504001.zip
 
Build:
2638301
 
Download Size:
333.5 MB

md5sum:
22375edc1001deb47a88b50a9be23255
 
sha1checksum:
9ac76d69462ec0c086478e6ec78c0d26ea2a4f95

Host Reboot Required: Yes

Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required: Yes

Bulletins

 

Bulletin ID

Category

Severity

Knowledge Base Article

ESXi550-201504201-BG
Bugfix
Critical

 

Image Profiles

 
Image Profile Name Knowledge Base Article
ESXi-5.5.0-20150402001-standard
ESXi-5.5.0-20150402001-no-tools

 

For information on patch and update classification, see KB 2014447.

 

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch release contains the bug fixes for ESXi. For more information, see the KB articles for the individual bulletins.
For information about the issues fixed with the ESXi-5.5.0-20150402001-standard image profile, see KB 2112676.
For information about the issues fixed with the ESXi-5.5.0-20150402001-no-tools image profile, see KB 2112678.

Deployment Considerations

None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed 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.

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