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20 March, 2007

VMware 3.0.1 Patching

A great article on Virtrix Blog about automating the patch management for ESX 3.0.1

VMware: (Auto)patching your ESX host
As you all know, patching an ESX host is not exactly fun. VMware has promised to deliver a better patching system in their new version (ESX 3.1 and VC 2.1). In the meantime, we have to make sure that our ESX hosts are patched. In this post, I will use an IIS repository to deploy ESX patches from a central server (well, its not a push but rather a pull technology).

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