You can change the name of an existing upgrade baseline. You can also select a different ESXi image for the baseline.


  • 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 ISO page, change the included ESXi image and click Next.
  7. 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.