You can change the name and type of an existing baseline group. You can also add or remove upgrade, extension and patch baselines.


  • Required privileges: VMware vSphere Update Manager.Manage Baselines.


  1. In the vSphere Client, select Menu > Update Manager.
  2. Navigate to Menu > Update Manager.
    The Update Manager home appears.
  3. Click Baselines.
  4. Select a baseline group from the list and click Edit.
    The Edit Baseline Group wizard opens.
  5. (Optional) On the Name and Description page, edit the name and, optionally, the description of the baseline group.
  6. (Optional) Select a host upgrade baseline to include it in the baseline group and click Next.
  7. (Optional) Change the included patch baselines and click Next.
  8. (Optional) Change the included extension baselines and click Next.
  9. On the Summary page, review your selections and click Finish.

What to do next

Attach the baseline group to a data center, a cluster, or a host.