You can add a patch, extension, or upgrade baseline to an existing baseline group.

About this task

In the vSphere Client you can add baselines to baseline groups from the Update Manager Client Administration view.


Ensure that you have the Manage Baseline privilege.


  1. Use the vSphere Client or the vSphere Web Client to connect to a vCenter Server system with which Update Manager is registered.
  2. Depending on the client you use to connect to vCenter Server perform the following steps.



    vSphere Web Client

    1. On the VMs/VAs Baselines tab under Manage, select an existing baseline group and click Edit existing baseline group definition.

    vSphere Client

    1. On the Baselines and Groups tab, select the type of baseline group to edit by clicking either Hosts or VMs/VAs.

    2. Select a baseline group from the Baseline Groups pane and click Edit above the pane.

  3. From the Baseline Groups pane, select a baseline group and expand it to view the included baselines.
  4. Select a baseline from the list in the Baselines pane, and click the right arrow.


The baseline is added to the selected baseline group.