The network ports are configured during installation. You can modify the IP address or host name for the patch store in the Update Manager network connectivity settings.
If any remediation or scan tasks are running, cancel them or wait until they complete.
To obtain metadata for the patches, Update Manager must be able to connect to https://www.vmware.com and requires outbound ports 80 and 443.
- Depending on the client you use to connect to vCenter Server perform the following steps.
vSphere Web Client
On the Manage tab, under Settings, click Network Connectivity.
On the Configuration tab, under Settings, click Network Connectivity.
- See information about the network connectivity settings.
Update Manager clients uses this port to communicate with the Update Manager server.
Server port (range: 80, 9000–9100)
Listening port for the Web server that provides access to the plug-in client installer, and provides access to the patch depot for ESXi hosts
IP address or host name for the patch store
The IP address or name of the host in which patches are downloaded and stored.
- Edit the IP address or host name for the patch store.
- Click Apply.
What to do next
Restart the Update Manager service for network changes to take effect.