Before remediation, you should scan the vSphere objects against the attached baselines and baseline groups.


  1. Use the vSphere Web Client to log in to a vCenter Server Appliance, or to a vCenter Server system with which Update Manager is registered.
  2. Select Home > Hosts and Clusters.
  3. Select a host.
  4. Select the Update Manager tab.
  5. Click Scan for Updates.
    The Scan for Updates dialog box opens.
  6. Select the types of updates to scan for.
    You can scan for Patches and Extensions and Upgrades.
  7. Click OK.


The selected host, or the container object is scanned against all patches, extensions, and upgrades in the attached baselines.

What to do next

Stage and remediate the scanned inventory object with Update Manager in the vSphere Web Client.