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# profile patches are cumulative: http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2013/10/are-esxi-patches-cumulative.html
# favour update over install: http://www.v-front.de/2013/05/quickest-way-to-update-your-standalone.html
esxcli network firewall ruleset list | grep httpClient
# Enable http:
esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient
# List updates:
esxcli software sources profile list --depot https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml
# Only relevant updates:
esxcli software sources profile list --depot https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml | sort | grep -w standard | grep "ESXi-5.1.0-20"
# Patch matrix in spreadsheet format: http://vibmatrix.v-front.de
# Update 1:
# esxcli software profile update --depot https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml --profile ESXi-5.1.0-20130402001-standard
# Update 2:
# esxcli software profile update --depot https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml --profile ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-standard
# Latest (as of 20150802):
esxcli software profile update --depot https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml --profile ESXi-5.1.0-20150304001-standard
# Disable http
esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e false -r httpClient
#
# esxcli software profile update --depot=<depot_location> --profile=<profile_name>
#
# http://vninja.net/vmware-2/quick-dirty-esxi-5-1u1-upgrade/
# QUICK AND DIRTY ESXI 5.1U1 UPGRADE
#
# http://nieto-windows.blogspot.com/2014/11/easy-esxi-patching.html
# Easy Esxi patching
#
# Patches are cumulative; http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2020972
# http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2020972
#
# https://www.virten.net/vmware/vmware-esxi-image-profiles/
# VMware ESXi Image Profiles
# Example – ESXi 5.5 Patch 2 contains 4 Image Profiles:
# - ESXi-5.5.0-20140704001-standard – Contains all patches
# - ESXi-5.5.0-20140704001-no-tools – Contains all patches but no VMware Tools
# - ESXi-5.5.0-20140701001s-standard – Contains security patches only
# - ESXi-5.5.0-20140701001s-no-tools – Contains security patches only and no VMware Tools
#
# Installing patches on an ESXi 5.x/6.x host from the command line (2008939); http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2008939
#
# https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere5/doc/vsphere-esxi-51u1-release-notes.html
# VMware ESXi 5.1 Update 1 Release Notes; VMware ESXi 5.1 Update1 | 25 APR 2013 | Build 1065491
# VMware ESXi 5.1 Patch Image Profile ESXi-5.1.0-20130402001-standard (2041635); http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2041635
# VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-Update01: VMware ESXi 5.1 Complete Update 1 (2041632); http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2041632
# https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere5/doc/vsphere-esxi-51u2-release-notes.html
# VMware ESXi 5.1 Update 2 Release Notes; VMware ESXi 5.1 Update 2 | 16 JAN 2014 | Build 1483097
# VMware ESXi 5.1 Patch Image Profile ESXi-5.1.0-20140102001-standard (2062310); http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2062310
# VMware ESXi 5.1, Patch ESXi510-Update02: ESXi 5.1 Complete Update 2 (2062314); http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2062314
# http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1014508
# Correlating VMware products build numbers to update levels (1014508):
# ESXi 5.1 Update 1 2013-04-25 1065491 N/A
# ESXi 5.1 Update 2 2014-01-16 1483097 N/A
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