To use the Update Manager Utility, you must start the utility and log in.

Before you begin

  • Make sure that you have local administrative credentials for the machine on which the Update Manager server is installed.

  • Stop the Update Manager service.

Procedure

  1. Log in as an administrator to the machine on which the Update Manager server is installed.
  2. Navigate to the Update Manager installation directory.

    The default location is C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Update Manager.

  3. Double-click the VMwareUpdateManagerUtility.exe file.
  4. Type the vCenter Server machine IP address or host name and the administrative credentials to the vCenter Server system.
  5. Click Login.

Results

You successfully logged in to the Update Manager Utility.

What to do next

Use the Update Manager Utility to reconfigure the Update Manager server.