You can update the vCenter Server Appliance from an ISO file that the appliance reads from the virtual CD-ROM drive.

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 a VMware public repository, see Update the VMware vCenter Server Appliance from a VMware.com Repository. For major upgrades to the vCenter Server Appliance, see Upgrade the VMware vCenter Server Appliance.

1

Download the update ISO file from the VMware.com Web site.

2

Connect the vCenter Server Appliance CD-ROM drive to the ISO file you downloaded.

3

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

4

In the Update tab, click Settings.

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Under Update Repository, select Use CD-ROM Updates.

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Click Save Settings.

7

Click Status.

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Under Actions, click Install Updates.