The Update Manager server and the Update Manager Client plug-in must be of the same version.


Upgrade the Update Manager server.


  1. Connect the vSphere Client to a vCenter Server system with which Update Manager is registered.
  2. Select Plug-ins > Manage Plug-ins.
  3. In the Plug-in Manager window, click Download and install for the VMware vSphere Update Manager extension.
  4. Complete the Update Manager Client installation, and click Finish.
    The status for the Update Manager extension is displayed as Enabled.
  5. Click Close to close the Plug-in Manager window.


The icon for the Update Manager Client plug-in is displayed on the vSphere Client Home page.