VMware ESXi 5.0 Patch Release April 2012

Details

Release Date:

April 12, 2012
Download Filename ESXi500-201204001.zip
Build 653509

 

Download Size:
297.5 MB
MD5Sum
ce6458af71a9abfd00062f137b56aa93
Sha1Checksum
5eb49e945f0426d126d0c1f354f81521ef940902
Host Reboot Required: No
Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required: No

Bulletins

Bulletin ID Classification Knowledge Base Article
ESXi500-201204401-BG
Bug Fix

 

Image Profiles

Image Profile Name Knowledge Base Article
ESXi-5.0.0-20120404001-standard
ESXi-5.0.0-20120404001-no-tools

 

Solution

Summaries and Symptoms

This patch release resloves issues encountered by vShield Endpoint 5.0 users. For more information, see the KB article in the table 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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