vCloud Director installs agent software on each ESX/ESXi host in the installation. If you upgrade your ESX/ESXi hosts, you also need to upgrade your ESX/ESXi host agents.


  1. Click the Manage & Monitor tab and click Provider VDCs in the left pane.
  2. Right-click the provider virtual datacenter name and select Open.
  3. Click the Hosts tab.
  4. Right-click the host name and select Upgrade Host.


vCloud Director upgrades the host agent. This upgrade affects all provider virtual datacenters that use the host.