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VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3f Release Notes

vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3f | 28 JUN 2018 | ISO Build 8874690

vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Update 3f | 28 JUN 2018 | ISO Build 8874690

vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3f on vCenter Server Appliance Build 8803875

vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3f on Windows Build 8803876

Check for additions and updates to these release notes.

What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3f addresses issues that have been documented in the Resolved Issues section.

Earlier Releases of vCenter Server 6.0

For compatibility, installation and upgrades, product support notices, and features see the VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3 Release Notes.

Patches contained in this release

vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3f delivers the following patch. See the VMware Patch Download Center for more information on downloading patches.

Full Patch for VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Update 3f

Product Patch for vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 containing VMware software fixes, security fixes, and Third Party Product fixes (for example: JRE and tcServer).

This patch is applicable to the vCenter Server Appliance and Platform Services Controller Appliance.

For vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller Appliances

Download Filename VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-6.0.0.30600-8874691-patch-FP.iso
Build 8874691
Download Size 1890.1 MB
md5sum 81adafdce8a39ad72dd921299b2a6c71
sha1checksum a92a76d63192bbb2b6cd444ed6b12ebcbc8043ce

Download and Installation

You can download this patch by going to the VMware Patch Download Center and choosing VC from the Search by Product drop-down menu.

  1. Attach the VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-6.0.0.30600-8874691-patch-FP.iso file to the vCenter Server Appliance CD or DVD drive.
  2. Log in to the appliance shell as root and run the commands given below:
    • To stage the ISO:

      software-packages stage --iso

    • To see the staged content:

      software-packages list --staged

    • To install the staged rpms:

      software-packages install --staged

For more information on patching the vCenter Server Appliance, see Patching the vCenter Server Appliance

For more information on staging patches, see Stage Patches to vCenter Server Appliance

For more information on installing patches, see Install vCenter Server Appliance Patches

For issues resolved in this patch see vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3f Release Notes.

For more information on patching using the Appliance Management Interface, see Patching the vCenter Server Appliance by Using the Appliance Management Interface.

 

Resolved Issues

The resolved issues are grouped as follows.

Security Issues
  • This updated version of vCenter Server provides part of the hypervisor-assisted guest mitigation of CVE-2018-3639 for guest operating systems. For important details on this mitigation, see VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0012.1.

Known Issues from Earlier Releases

To view a list of previous known issues, click here.