You can edit existing host 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 from the list and click Edit.
    The Edit Baseline wizard appears.
  5. (Optional) On the Name and Description page, edit the name and, optionally, the description of the baseline.
  6. (Optional) On the Select Patches Automatically page, change the criteria for a patch selection and click Next.
  7. (Optional) On the Select Patches Manually page, change the selected patches and click Next.
    You can deselect patches, or select new ones to include in the patch baseline.
  8. On the Summary page, review your selections and click Finish.

What to do next

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