Configure Update Manager to reduce the remediation time during host patch or host upgrade operations.



  1. In the Home view of the vSphere Web Client, select the Update Manager icon.
  2. From the Objects tab, select an Update Manager instance.
    The Objects tab also displays all the vCenter Server system to which an Update Manager instance is connected.
  3. Click the Manage tab.
  4. Click Settings, and select Host/Cluster Settings.
  5. Click Edit.
    The Edit Host/Cluster Settings dialog box opens.
  6. Select Enable Quick Boot check box to allow Update Manager to reduce the host reboot time during remediation.
  7. Click OK.


These settings become the default failure response settings. You can specify different settings when you configure individual remediation tasks.