You can combine one host upgrade baseline with multiple patch or extension baselines, or combine multiple patch and extension baselines in a baseline group.

About this task

Note:

You can click Finish in the New Baseline Group wizard at any time to save your baseline group and add baselines to it at a later stage.

Procedure

  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. In the Home view of the vSphere Web Client, select the Update Manager icon.
  3. From the Objects tab, select an Update Manager instance.

    The Objects tab also displays all the vCenter Server system to which an Update Manager instance is connected.

  4. Click the Manage tab.
  5. On the Host Baselines tab, click New Baseline Group above the Baseline Groups pane.
  6. Enter a unique name for the baseline group and click Next.
  7. Select a host upgrade baseline to include it in the baseline group.
  8. (Optional) : Create a new host upgrade baseline by clicking Create a new Host Upgrade Baseline at the bottom of the Upgrades page, and complete the New Baseline wizard.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Select the patch baselines that you want to include in the baseline group.
  11. (Optional) : Create a new patch baseline by clicking Create a new Host Patch Baseline at the bottom of the Patches page, and complete the New Baseline wizard.
  12. Click Next.
  13. Select the extension baselines to include in the baseline group.
  14. (Optional) : Create a new extension baseline by clicking Create a new Extension Baseline at the bottom of the Patches page, and complete the New Baseline wizard.
  15. Review the Ready to Complete page, and click Finish.

Results

The host baseline group is displayed in the Baseline Groups pane.