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VMware ESXi 5.0 Patch Release ESXi500-201112001

Details

Release Date: December 15, 2011


Download Filename:
ESXi500-201112001.zip
 
Build:
515841
 
Download Size:
297.7 MB

md5sum:
107ec1cf6ee1d5d5cb8ea5c05b05cc10
 
sha1sum:
aff63c8a170508c8c0f21a60d1ea75ef1922096d

Host Reboot Required: Yes
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required: Yes

Bulletin IDCategoryKnowledge Base Article
ESXi500-201112401-SGSecurity2007671
ESXi500-201112402-BGBug Fix2007672
ESXi500-201112403-SGSecurity2007673
ESXi500-201112404-BGBug Fix2007674
ESXi500-201112405-BGBug Fix2007675


Image Profile Filenames:
ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-standard
ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-no-tools
Image Profile NameKnowledge Base Article
ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-standard2009330
ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-no-tools2009334



Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch release contains the bug fixes for ESXi.
 
For information on issues fixed with the ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-standard image profile, see VMware ESXi 5.0 Patch Image Profile ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-standard (2009330).
For information on issues fixed with the ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-no-tools image profile, see VMWare ESXi 5.0 Patch Image Profile ESXi-5.0.0-20111204001-no-tools (2009334).

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 manually. Download the patch ZIP file from the VMware Download Page.
  1. Go to Search by Release Name or Build Number or Bulletin Name.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select ESXi.
  3. Search for the release name ESXi400-201112001.
  4. Install the VIB by using the esxcli software vib command.

    Note: Additionally, the system can be updated using the image profile and the esxcli software profile command. For more information, see vSphere Command-Line Interface Concepts and Examples and vSphere Upgrade Guide.
Based on VMware KB 2007680

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