Baselines are based on metadata that Update Manager downloads from the VMware and third-party Web sites.

Problem

Updates for virtual appliances and ESX/ESXi hosts might be unavailable.

  • Misconfigured Web server proxy.

  • Third-party servers are unavailable.

  • VMware update service is unavailable.

  • Poor network connectivity.

Procedure

  • Check the connectivity settings. For more information, see Change the Update Manager Network Settings.
  • Check the third-party Web sites to determine whether they are available.
  • Check the VMware Web site (http://www.vmware.com) to determine whether it is available.
  • Check whether other applications that use networking are functioning as expected. Consult your network administrator to best assess whether the network is working as expected.