How do I download ESXi patches?

Process to Download ESXI/vCenter Patches:

  1. Go to the Customer Connect Patch Downloads page.
  2. Log in with your Customer Connect credentials.
  3. Select a product from the list and then select the version.
  4. Click Search.
  5. Locate your patch and click Download.

Where can I download ESXi ISO?

Procedure

  1. Log in to VMware Customer Connect.
  2. Navigate to Products and Accounts > All Products.
  3. Find VMware vSphere and click View Download Components.
  4. Select a VMware vSphere version from the Select Version drop-down.
  5. Select a version of VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) and click GO TO DOWNLOADS.

Is ESXi still free?

IT professionals regard ESXi as the go-to hypervisor for running virtual machines — and it’s available for free. VMware offers various paid versions of ESXi, but also provides a free version available for anyone to use.

How do I apply a patch to an ESXi host?

The typical way to apply patches to ESXi hosts is by using the VMware vSphere Update Manager. For details, see About 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.

What versions of ESXi are supported by VMware?

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How do I manually update esxxi?

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 update command. Additionally, the system can be updated by using the image profile and the esxcli software profile update command.

What is the VMware vSphere Download Center?

Are you a VMware Partner? Welcome to the VMware vSphere Hypervisor Download Center! This download center features technical documentation, installation demos and classes to make your use of vSphere Hypervisor a success. Looking for ESXi 4?