Best Practices for Patching VMware® ESX/ESXi
Oct 9, 2008
This best practices document gives a brief explanation of patching and the different mechanisms for applying patches for the VMware ESX 3.5 product line. This paper does not focus on the differences in detail between proactive patch management and reactive patch management. Instead, it focuses on the ESX patching model, patch packaging, and deliverables – key topics you need to understand to maintain your ESX systems.