vCenter Server 7.0 Update 2d | 21 SEP 2021 | ISO Build 18455184

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

  • vCenter Server 7.0 Update 2d delivers security fixes documented in the Resolved Issues section.

Earlier Releases of vCenter Server 7.0

Features, resolved and known issues of vCenter Server are described in the release notes for each release. Release notes for earlier releases of vCenter Server 7.0 are:

For internationalization, compatibility, installation, upgrade, open source components and product support notices, see the VMware vSphere 7.0 Release Notes.
For more information on vCenter Server supported upgrade and migration paths, please refer to VMware knowledge base article 67077.

For VMware vSphere with Kubernetes updates, see VMware vSphere with Kubernetes Release Notes.

Patches Contained in This Release

This release of vCenter Server 7.0 Update 2d delivers the following patch. See the VMware Patch Download Center for more information on downloading patches.

Patch for VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 2d

Product Patch for vCenter Server containing VMware software fixes, security fixes, and third-party product fixes.

This patch is applicable to vCenter Server.

Download Filename VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-
Build 18455184
Download Size 5549.8 MB
md5sum b7f4e0187133170e305650261099b19e
sha1checksum 2b3e8c69487c831eb3e54b3dc4a2f80685b0d7c9

Download and Installation

To download the VMware vCenter Server 7.0 Update 2d patch from VMware Customer Connect, you must navigate to Products and Accounts > Product Patches. From the Select a Product drop-down menu, select VC and from the Select a Version drop-down menu, select 7.0.2, and click Search.

  1. Attach the VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance- file to the vCenter Server CD or DVD drive.
  2. Log in to the appliance shell as a user with super administrative privileges (for example, root) and run the following commands:
    • To stage the ISO:
      software-packages stage --iso
    • To see the staged content:
      software-packages list --staged
    • To install the staged rpms:
      software-packages install --staged

For more information on using the vCenter Server shells, see VMware knowledge base article 2100508.

For more information on patching vCenter Server, 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 more information on patching using the Appliance Management Interface, see Patching the vCenter Server by Using the Appliance Management Interface.

Resolved Issues

The resolved issues are grouped as follows.

Security Issues
  • This release resolves CVE-2021-22011 and CVE-2021-22018. For more information on these vulnerabilities and their impact on VMware products, see VMSA-2021-0020.  

Known Issues from Prior Releases

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

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