You can set the vCenter Server Appliance to update itself from a public repository on the VMware.com Web site.

To update the vCenter Server Appliance from a zipped update bundle that you download to your own internal repository, see Update the VMware vCenter Server Appliance from a Zipped Update Bundle. To update the vCenter Server Appliance from the virtual CD-ROM drive of the appliance, see Update the VMware vCenter Server Appliance from the CD-ROM Drive. For major upgrades to the vCenter Server Appliance, see Upgrade the VMware vCenter Server Appliance.

1

Open the management vCenter Virtual Appliance web interface on port 5480.

2

In the Update tab, click Settings.

3

(Optional) Under Automatic Updates, set and schedule the vCenter Server Appliance to check for and install updates.

4

Under Update Repository, select Use Default Repository.

The default repository is set to the correct VMware.com URL.

5

Click Save Settings.

6

Click Status.

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Under Actions, click Check Updates or Install Updates.