You can get benefited from the latest signatures released for VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics by frequently checking for updates and downloading the updates.

Check and download new updates for VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics.


  • Verify that you can access VMware Skyline Health Diagnostic user interface.

  • Verify that VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics has Internet connectivity to VMware Server.


Any authenticated user can check for the updates. But only shd-admin user can perform the download action.


  1. Log in to the VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics UI.
  2. Click the Settings tab in the top menu.
  3. Click the Upgrade & History in the left pane.
  4. Click the Tool Update tab.
  5. To check whether new updates are available, click the CHECK TOOL UPDATES.

    If new updates are available, a download option is enabled.

  6. To download the update, click the DOWNLOAD UPDATES.

    This option is available only for the shd-admin user.


New updates are downloaded.

What to do next

After the updates are downloaded, reboot VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics appliance. On startup, the software is updated automatically.