June 24, 2014 - rob
Upgrade to ESXi5.5
How to upgrade ESXi 5.x to the latest ESXi 5.5 Update 1?
1. Download the latest patch from https://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/findPatch.portal
2. Upload this file to the datastore visible by your ESXi host.
3. Put your host in maintenance mode (right click > enter maintenance mode) and connect via putty. Note that SSh must be enabled. (configuration > security profile > properties > ssh). Now run this command to update the host:
esxcli software vib install -d /vmfs/volumes/<your_volume>/update-from-esxi5.5-5.5_update01.zip
4. Reboot your host and exit maintenance mode.