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Welcome to everything you need to know about VMware vSphere Update Manager!

You may also see it referred to as vSphere Update Manager, ESXi Update Manager, or vCenter Update Manager.

vSphere Update Manager makes it easy to manage and update ESXi, VMware Tools, and virtual hardware versions in your VMware vSphere environment.

How to Upgrade to ESXi 6.7 Using VMware vSphere Update Manager
melissa • April 19, 2018 • No Comments

If you have not already heard, Before you update ESXi to 6.7, there are a couple of things you you need to do first:

Update Manager Is Now in the New and Improved HTML5 vSphere 6.7 Client
melissa • April 17, 2018 • No Comments

When it comes time to update ESXi hosts, VMware vSphere Update Manager often comes to mind first.  You may also here it referred to as

Upgrading to vSphere 6.5 the VCDX Way at VMworld 2017
melissa • October 20, 2017 • No Comments

Upgrading your vSphere environment can be done with the click of a button, thanks to VMware vSphere Update Manager.  However, just because you can doesn't

Enhancements to Update Manager Download Service in vSphere 6.5
melissa • January 17, 2017 • No Comments

If you plan on using VMware vSphere Update Manager Download Service, or UMDS is an add on to VMware vSphere Update Manager.  In the past,

Why Nested ESXi Is an Essential Part of Your Home Lab
melissa • January 03, 2017 • No Comments

There’s always a ton of discussion around home labs among IT professionals on Twitter, and many are very, very impressive!  I have to admit, I

How to Upgrade ESXi Using vSphere Update Manager 6.5 on the vCenter Server Appliance
melissa • December 20, 2016 • No Comments

Something each and every one of us virtualization folks will have to upgrade our VMware vSphere versions at some point, it is a fact of