Configure Update Manager to use the UMDS shared repository as a source for downloading ESXi patches, extensions, and notifications.

1

Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

administrator@vsphere.local

Password

vsphere_admin_password

2

On the Home page of the vSphere Web Client, click the Update Manager icon.

3

From the Objects tab, click the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local vCenter Server for Region A.

The Objects tab also displays all the vCenter Server system to which an Update Manager instance is connected.

4

On the Manage tab, click Settings and select Download Settings.

5

On the Download sources page, click Edit.

An Edit Download Sources dialog box opens.

6

Enter the following setting and click OK.

Setting

Value

Use a shared repository

Selected

URL

http://mgmt01umds01.sfo01.rainpole.local

The vSphere Web Client performs validation of the URL.

7

In the Download sources page, click Download Now to run the download patch definitions.

8

If you are deploying the management components in Region A, repeat the procedure to configure the http://mgmt01umds01.sfo01.rainpole.local repository for the comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local vCenter Server.