Vsphere Update Manager Installation Guide

What is Vsphere Update Manager?

VMware Update Manager is a utility that oversees the installation of updates for existing installations of VMware ESX Server and guest operating systems. Update Manager tracks vulnerabilities within the virtual infrastructure and automatically applies user-defined patches to eliminate those vulnerabilities.

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VUM Getting Started

vSphere Update Manager 6.0 Installation Guide.

1.1      Target Audience/Purpose/Scope:

This document is targeted installation of   Vsphere Update Manager 6.0 Server.

The installation of updates manager provide management of installations of VMware ESX Server and guest operating systems. Update Manager tracks vulnerabilities within the virtual infrastructure and automatically applies user-defined patches to eliminate those vulnerabilities.

1.2 Prerequisite requirements

  1. Download VMware-VIMSetup-all-6.0 VMware download(Click On Link)
  2. Existing vCenter 6.0 Installed Environment.
  3. Windows 2012 R2 OS
  4. Min CPU, RAM and Disk requirements
    CPU x 2, RAM 8G, and Disk 128G Storage (if installed on a Windows vCenter)
  5. (vCenter Host DNS -FQDN and AD Membership Registered to both AD and DNS.
  6. .NET Framework 3.5 Component

Vsphere Update Manager Installation Guide
On Windows 2012 R2-

Click Here Download Guide.

vSphere_UpdateManager_Install_Guide

Great Video Tutorial  by  ESX Virtualization – vladan.fr

Great Video Tutorial by VMware KB

Screenshot of VUM(vSphere Update Manager)

VUM -vSphere Update Manager Server.

1.3 Reference

Vcenter 6.0 Requirements for Installation

vSphere Update Manager 6.0

Installing vsphere Update Manager 6.0 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system

 VMware vSphere ESXi and vCenter Server 6.0 Documentation

VMware vSphere Update Manager 6.0 (VUM) – Lab time


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