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A new bunch of patches for ESX 3.5 and 3.0.x have been posted this week.  If you’re still in the old Virtual Infrastructure 3 world, you might want to look in to the latest patches as they contain security and critical updates.

ESX 3.5.0 Classic

Patch # Summary KB
ESX350-200905401-BG VM Shutdown & Host Reboot  KB:1010957
ESX350-200905402-BG VM Shutdown & No Host Reboot  KB:1010958
ESX350-200905403-BG VM Shutdown & Host Reboot  KB:1010960
ESX350-200905404-BG No VM Shutdown & No Host KB:1010961
ESX350-200905405-BG VM Shutdown & Host Reboot KB:1010963
ESX350-200905401-SG VM Shutdown & Host Reboot  

ESXi 3.5.0

Patch # Summary KB
ESXe350-200905401-I-BG VM Shutdown &  Host Reboot KB:1010964

Patch Download and Installation

See the VMware Update Manager Administration Guide for instructions on using Update Manager to download and install patches to automatically update ESX Server 3.5 hosts.

To update ESX Server 3.5 hosts when not using Update Manager, download the most recent patch bundle from http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/vi3_patches_35.html and install the bundle using esxupdate from the command line of the host. For more information, see the ESX Server 3 Patch Management Guide.