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* RECOMMENDED * Integrated Smart Update Tools 2.3.6 for ESXi 6.0

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Type: Application - System Management
Version: 2018.11.13(29 Nov 2018)
Operating System(s): VMware vSphere 6.0
Multi-part download
File name: cp037192.compsig (2.1 KB)
File name: cp037192.zip (6.8 MB)
This product contains Integrated Smart Update Tools 2.3.6 for ESXi 6.0

See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release

Prerequisites:

For prerequisite information, please see the iSUT Release Notes.


To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with the following SHA-256 Checksum values:

c0847602e916e69f8455fcd437346f7d22cfa1f48b585d3f48239ef836ab2f74 cp037192.zip
5508877d98d2b29aca6f74a277afbe7f0999f48975e860f4f682b7e4e6b1884b cp037192.compsig

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Extracting offline bundle 

Extract iSUT bundle (sut-esxi6.*-bundle-*.zip) from cp*.zip

 

Installing Offline Bundles on an ESXi 6.0 Host Using vSphere CLI 6.0 esxcli Utility

You can use the esxcli utility in conjunction with offline bundles or with a depot. This topic describes the procedure using offline bundles.

Prerequisites
Before you can update or patch an vSphere 6.0 host from the command line, you must have access to a machine on which you can run the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface 6.0 (vSphere CLI). You can install the vSphere CLI on your Microsoft Windows or Linux system. For information about importing or installing the vSphereCLI 6.0, see the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface Guides.

Procedure 

  1. Power off any virtual machines that are running on the host and place the host into maintenance mode.
  2. Transfer the offline bundle onto the ESXi host local path, or extract it onto an online depot.
  3. Install the bundle on the ESXi host.
    • Install remotely from client, with offline bundle contents on a online depot:  
         esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib install -d <depotURL/bundle-index.xml>
    • Install remotely from client, with offline bundle on ESXi host:  
         esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib install -d <ESXi local path><bundle.zip>
    • Install from ESXi host, with offline bundle on ESXi host:  
         esxcli software vib install -d <ESXi local path><bundle.zip>
  4. After the bundle is installed, reboot the ESXi host for the updates to take effect.
  5. (Optional) Verify that the vibs on the bundle are installed on your ESXi host:
       esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib list
  6. (Optional) Remove individual vibs. <vib name> can be identified by listing the vibs as shown in #5:
       esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib remove -n <vib name>

Installing Offline Bundles on an vSphere 6.0 Host Using VMware vCenter Update Manager

The offline bundle can also be installed from VMware vCenter Update Manager as a patch. For more information and detailed instructions, see the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.


End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Important:

Integrated Smart Update Tools for ESXi provides support for firmware and driver updates via iLO Repository


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release

Integrated Smart Update Tools for ESXi provides support for firmware and driver updates via iLO Repository

Version:2019.03.00 (2 Apr 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release

Enhancements

See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release


Version:2018.11.13 (29 Nov 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release

Enhancements

See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release


Type: Application - System Management
Version: 2018.11.13(29 Nov 2018)
Operating System(s):
VMware vSphere 6.0

Description

This product contains Integrated Smart Update Tools 2.3.6 for ESXi 6.0

Enhancements

See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release

Installation Instructions

Prerequisites:

For prerequisite information, please see the iSUT Release Notes.


To ensure the integrity of your download, HPE recommends verifying your results with the following SHA-256 Checksum values:

c0847602e916e69f8455fcd437346f7d22cfa1f48b585d3f48239ef836ab2f74 cp037192.zip
5508877d98d2b29aca6f74a277afbe7f0999f48975e860f4f682b7e4e6b1884b cp037192.compsig

Reboot Requirement:
Reboot is required after installation for updates to take effect and hardware stability to be maintained.


Installation:

Extracting offline bundle 

Extract iSUT bundle (sut-esxi6.*-bundle-*.zip) from cp*.zip

 

Installing Offline Bundles on an ESXi 6.0 Host Using vSphere CLI 6.0 esxcli Utility

You can use the esxcli utility in conjunction with offline bundles or with a depot. This topic describes the procedure using offline bundles.

Prerequisites
Before you can update or patch an vSphere 6.0 host from the command line, you must have access to a machine on which you can run the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface 6.0 (vSphere CLI). You can install the vSphere CLI on your Microsoft Windows or Linux system. For information about importing or installing the vSphereCLI 6.0, see the VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface Guides.

Procedure 

  1. Power off any virtual machines that are running on the host and place the host into maintenance mode.
  2. Transfer the offline bundle onto the ESXi host local path, or extract it onto an online depot.
  3. Install the bundle on the ESXi host.
    • Install remotely from client, with offline bundle contents on a online depot:  
         esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib install -d <depotURL/bundle-index.xml>
    • Install remotely from client, with offline bundle on ESXi host:  
         esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib install -d <ESXi local path><bundle.zip>
    • Install from ESXi host, with offline bundle on ESXi host:  
         esxcli software vib install -d <ESXi local path><bundle.zip>
  4. After the bundle is installed, reboot the ESXi host for the updates to take effect.
  5. (Optional) Verify that the vibs on the bundle are installed on your ESXi host:
       esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib list
  6. (Optional) Remove individual vibs. <vib name> can be identified by listing the vibs as shown in #5:
       esxcli -s <server> -u root -p mypassword software vib remove -n <vib name>

Installing Offline Bundles on an vSphere 6.0 Host Using VMware vCenter Update Manager

The offline bundle can also be installed from VMware vCenter Update Manager as a patch. For more information and detailed instructions, see the VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide.


Release Notes

End User License Agreements:
HPE Software License Agreement v1
Hewlett-Packard End User License Agreement


Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


Important:

Integrated Smart Update Tools for ESXi provides support for firmware and driver updates via iLO Repository


Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release

Important

Integrated Smart Update Tools for ESXi provides support for firmware and driver updates via iLO Repository

Revision History

Version:2019.03.00 (2 Apr 2019)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release

Enhancements

See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release


Version:2018.11.13 (29 Nov 2018)
Fixes

Upgrade Requirement:
Recommended - HPE recommends users update to this version at their earliest convenience.


See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release

Enhancements

See the iSUT Release Notes for information about the issues resolved in this release


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