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VMware ESXi 5.5, Patch Release ESXi550-201703001 (2149576)

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Details

Release Date: Mar 28, 2017

Download Filename:
ESXi550-201703001.zip
 
Build:
5230635

Download Size:
360.9 MB
  
md5sum:
5031574fc8f16bff10d058ff51385919
 
sha1checksum:
cedbb92d22d41430e3603c2e8678bb6f67c39b31

Host Reboot Required: Yes

Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required: Yes

 
Bulletins
                                                                                                                                                                    
Bulletin IDCategorySeverityKnowledge Base Article
          
ESXi550-201703401-SG
          
Security
          
Moderate
          


Image Profiles                                                                                                                   

Image Profile NameKnowledge Base Article
          
ESXi-5.5.0-20170304001-standard
          
           
ESXi-5.5.0-20170304001-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-5.5.0-20170304001-standard image profile, see KB 2149578.
For information about the issues fixed with the ESXi-5.5.0-20170304001-no-tools   image profile, see KB 2149579.

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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