Provides centralized, automated patch and version management for ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and virtual appliances

Property

Default Value

Description

Download patches on service start

true

Controls whether to download patches on service start or not.

This option does not take effect when the service starts for the first time after the deployment. This option takes effect on subsequent service starts and restarts.

Log level

INFO

Controls the log messages that vSphere Update Manager will write to its log files.

SOAP Port

8084

The port used by vSphere Update Manager client plug-in to connect to the vSphere Update Manager SOAP server.

Web Server Port

9084

The HTTP port used by ESXi hosts to access host patch files from vSphere Update Manager server.

Web SSL Port

9087

The HTTPS port used by vSphere Update Manager Client plug-in to upload host upgrade files to vSphere Update Manager server.