Now Available: Workspace ONE Essentials Discover a digital workspace so affordable that all your employees can enjoy the simplicity of having a single platform to do all of their work, from anywhere. Install UMDS in case your deployment system is secured and the machine on which Update Manager is installed has no access to the Internet. UMDS can be installed only on 64-bit Windows operating systems. VMware vSphere Update Manager 5.1 Build 782803. Last Document Update: Check frequently for additions and updates to these release notes. What's in the Release Notes These release notes cover the following topics: What's New Hardware Requirements. The Update Manager module consists of a client component, which is a plug-in interface to a VMware vSphere Client instance, and a server component that can be installed on the same system as vCenter Server or on a different system. Installation Notes Upgrade Notes Interoperability and Software Requirements Resolved Issues. Known Issues (including Internationalization Issues) The Update Manager 5.1 release notes provide information about VMware vSphere Update Manager, an optional module for VMware vCenter Server. Databases that Support Installation of the Update Manager server and the UMDS To view information about the databases that are compatible with Update Manager server and UMDS, select the Solution/Database Interoperability option of the VMware Product Interoperability Matrix. The estimate is calculated from the information that you enter about your deployment, such as the number of the hosts and virtual machines. The sizing estimator also provides recommendations for the Update Manager database and server deployment models. Each installation of vSphere Update Manager must be associated with a single vCenter Server instance. Before you install Update Manager, you must install vCenter Server. For database compatibility information, see. Databases that Support Installation of the Update Manager Server. The Update Manager Utility allows you to change the database password and proxy authentication, re-register Update Manager with vCenter Server, and replace the SSL certificates for Update Manager. For more information about reconfiguring the Update Manager settings by using the utility, see the Reconfiguring VMware. Top of Page Upgrade Notes This release allows upgrades from Update Manager version 4.x and 5.0 that are installed on a 64-bit operating system. Direct upgrades from Update Manager 1.0 Update 6 and earlier, and Update Manager systems that are installed on a 32-bit platform. Update Manager can scan and remediate ESX/ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and virtual appliances Host patching ESX/ESXi 4.x ESXi 5.x Host upgrades of ESX/ESXi 4.0, 4.1, and ESXi 5.0 and their respective update releases to ESXi 5.1 Upgrades of VMware Tools and virtual hardware for virtual. This improves data integrity if the upgrade does not succeed and you must revert to a snapshot. Upgrades to ESXi 5.1 : VMware vSphere Update Manager 5.1 provides additional support for upgrades to ESXi 5.1. In such a case, you need an UMDS 4.x and an UMDS 5.x installation on two separate machines, so that you can export updates for the respective Update Manager versions. To use UMDS, the download service must be of a compatible version with the Update. You must use the data migration tool that is provided with Update Manager 5.0 installation media to move your Update Manager system from 32-bit operating system to Update Manager 5.0 on a 64-bit operating system, and then perform an in-place upgrade from version 5.0 to.