You can edit existing patch baselines.


Required privileges: VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager.Manage Baselines


  1. Navigate to the vSphere Lifecycle Manager home view.
    1. In the vSphere Client, select Menu > Lifecycle Manager.
    2. Select a vCenter Server system from the Lifecycle Manager drop-down menu.
      The drop-down menu is available only when multiple vCenter Server systems are connected by a common vCenter Single Sign-On domain. By selecting a vCenter Server system, you specify which vSphere Lifecycle Manager instance you want to administer.
  2. On the Baselines tab, select a patch baseline from the list and click Edit.
    The Edit Baseline wizard appears.
  3. (Optional) On the Name and Description page, edit the name and, optionally, the description of the baseline.
  4. (Optional) On the Select Patches Automatically page, change the criteria for a patch selection and click Next.
  5. (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.
  6. 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.