You can configure the vCenter Server Appliance to perform automatic checks for available patches in the configured repository URL at a regular interval.

Before you begin

Procedure

  1. In the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface, click Update.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Select Check for updates automatically, and select the day and time in UTC to perform automatic checks for available patches.
  4. Click OK.

Results

The appliance performs regular checks for available patches in the configured repository URL. In the Available updates pane, you can view information about the available patches. You can also view the vCenter Server Appliance health status for notifications about available patches. See vCenter Server Appliance Configuration.