VMware ESX/ESXi 3.5 Update 2
Special Notice: Please Read
An issue has been uncovered with ESX 3.5 Update 2 (build 103908) and ESXi 3.5 Update 2 (build 103909) that caused the product license to expire on August 12, 2008.
New VMware ESX Installations
VMware has reissued ESX 3.5 Update 2 (build 110268) /ESXi 3.5 Update 2 (build 110271) for download.
To download your binaries, please select the appropriate link below:
If you already have installed the previous ESX/ESXi 3.5 Update 2 build, please follow the steps below to correct this issue:
- Read the following Knowledge Base articles first:
- Download and apply the patch according to the product(s) you have:
The following message is applicable ONLY for customers who had installed the impacted release of ESX 3.5 Update 2 (build number 103908), but not yet applied the express patch.
We are aware that you may encounter the following challenges installing the express patches needed to correct the problem:
- Internal change control procedures
- No available server to VMotion running VM’s onto
- Unable to schedule a maintenance window
If you experience one of the challenges listed above, please contact your support provider and indicate you need assistance with the U2 Alternative Install Process (U2 AIP). The support team can assist customers with this alternative installation procedure.