VMware Support Video: Updating patches on an ESXi host using “esxcli software vib” commands
This video demonstrates how to update patches on an ESXi 5.x/6.x host using “esxcli software vib” commands. Patches can either be installed or updated on an ESXi host using esxcli vib commands.Caution: The install method has the possibility of overwriting existing drivers. If you are using third-party ESXi images, VMware recommends using the update method to prevent an unbootable state.
Patches for VMware products can be downloaded from the following location
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