vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2a | MAY 14 2019 | ISO Build 13643870

vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 Update 2a | MAY 14 2019 | ISO Build 13643870

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

The vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2a release addresses issues documented in the Resolved Issues section.

Earlier Releases of vCenter Server 6.7

Features and known issues of vCenter Server are described in the release notes for each release. Release notes for earlier releases of vCenter Server 6.7 are:

For internationalization, compatibility, installation and upgrades, open source components and product support notices see the VMware vSphere 6.7 Release Notes.

Upgrade Notes for This Release

Upgrades from vCenter Server 6.7 Update 1a to 6.7 Update 2a are not supported. You must first upgrade to vCenter Server 6.7 Update 1b or 6.7 Update 2, and then patch your system to 6.7 Update 2a.

If you use the Hybrid Linked Mode (HLM) capability, please contact VMware Support team (Cloud Service Engineering team) before upgrading to vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2a.

For more information on vCenter Server versions that support upgrade to vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2a, please see VMware knowledge base article 67077.

Patches Contained in This Release

vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2a delivers the following patches. See the VMware Patch Download Center for more information on downloading patches.

Full Patch for VMware vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 Update 2a

Product Patch for vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 containing VMware software fixes.

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 13643870
Download Size 1996.6 MB
md5sum 83255c20e16cf9064630804b2ddb37c9
sha1checksum 916131aab58d24f493fa485532508a113ea66289

Download and Installation

You can download this patch by going to the VMware Patch Download Center and choosing VC from the Search by Product drop-down menu.

  1. Attach the VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance- file to vCenter Server Appliance CD or DVD drive.
  2. Log in to the appliance shell as root and run the commands given below:
    1. To stage the ISO:
      software-packages stage --iso
    2. To see the staged content:
      software-packages list --staged
    3. 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 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

Known Issues from Earlier Releases

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

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