vCenter Server 6.5 Update 3t | 12 MAY, 2022 | ISO Build 19757181
vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 Update 3t | 12 MAY, 2022 | ISO Build 19757181

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

Earlier Releases of vCenter Server 6.5

Features and known issues of vCenter Server are described in the release notes for each release. Release notes for earlier releases of vCenter Server 6.5 are:

For internationalization, compatibility, and installation notices, see the VMware vSphere 6.5 Release Notes.

For more information on vCenter Server supported upgrade and migration paths, please refer to VMware knowledge base article 67077.

Patches Contained in This Release

This release of vCenter Server 6.5 Update 3t delivers the following patches: 

NOTE: vCenter Server 6.5 Update 3t does not provide a security patch to update the JRE component of vCenter Server for Windows and Platform Services Controller for Windows. Instead, you must download the VMware-VIM-all-6.5.0-19757181.iso file from VMware Customer Connect. For more information, see Download the vCenter Server Installer for Windows.

Full Patch for VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 Update 3t

Product Patch for vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 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-
Build 19757181
Download Size 1712.8 MB
md5sum 6afde3bfe9fbfe2fe5c3de87a745e60f
sha256checksum d73bef3cf588b362d0441ffb94cc8cb2801bff32a65f001d8de7f68972862d7e

Download and Installation

To download the VMware vCenter Server 6.5 Update 3t patch from VMware Customer Connect, you must navigate to Products and Accounts > Product Patches. From the Select a Product drop-down menu, select VC and from the Select a Version drop-down menu, select 6.5.0, and click Search.

  1. Attach the VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance- 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 Resolved Issues.

For Photon OS updates, see VMware vCenter Server Appliance Photon OS Security Patches

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
  • vCenter Server 6.5 Update 3t delivers the following security updates:
    • cURL is updated to version 7.81.0.
    • The Apache Tomcat server is updated to version 8.5.75.
    • The XStream library is updated to version 1.4.19.
    • The OpenSSL library is updated to version openssl- 1.0.2zd.
    • The Expat XML parser is updated to version 2.4.6.
    • The Oracle (Sun) JRE and JDK package is updated to version
    • Log4j is updated to version 2.17.1.
    • Apache Struts is updated to version

Known Issues

The known issues are grouped as follows.

Auto Deploy Issues
  • PowerCLI cmdlets for vSphere Auto Deploy might throw errors

    In vCenter Server 6.5 Update 3t, cmdlets from the VMware.DeployAutomation module might throw error messages such as No sessionId found or vimSessionKey parameter is missing.

    Workaround: Update your PowerCLI package to 12.6.

Known Issues from Earlier Releases

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

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