You can combine one host upgrade baseline with multiple patch or extension baselines, or combine multiple patch and extension baselines in a baseline group.

Note

You can click Finish in the New Baseline Group wizard at any time to save your baseline group and add baselines to it at a later stage.

Connect the vSphere Client to a vCenter Server system with which Update Manager is registered, and on the Home page, click Update Manager under Solutions and Applications. If your vCenter Server system is part of a connected group in vCenter Linked Mode, you must specify the Update Manager instance to use, by selecting the name of the corresponding vCenter Server system in the navigation bar.

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On the Baselines and Groups tab, click Create above the Baseline Groups pane.

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Enter a unique name for the baseline group.

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Under Baseline Group Type, select Host Baseline Group and click Next.

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Select a host upgrade baseline to include it in the baseline group.

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(Optional) Create a new host upgrade baseline by clicking Create a new Host Upgrade Baseline at the bottom of the Upgrades page and complete the New Baseline wizard.

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Click Next.

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Select the patch baselines that you want to include in the baseline group.

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(Optional) Create a new patch baseline by clicking Create a new Host Patch Baseline at the bottom of the Patches page and complete the New Baseline wizard.

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Click Next.

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Select the extension baselines to include in the baseline group.

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(Optional) Create a new extension baseline by clicking Create a new Extension Baseline at the bottom of the Patches page and complete the New Baseline wizard.

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On the Ready to Complete page, click Finish.

The host baseline group is displayed in the Baseline Groups pane.