vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3j | 22 DEC 2022 | ISO Build 20990077

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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 3j fixes an issue with the export of Inventory objects such as VMs, Hosts and Datastores in the vSphere Client. For more information, see 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.

Patches Contained in This Release

This release of vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3j delivers the following patch:

For a table of build numbers and versions of VMware vCenter Server, see VMware knowledge base article 2143838.

Patch for VMware vCenter Server Appliance 7.0 Update 3j

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 20990077
Download Size 6581.6 MB
sha256checksum 627501923c60389c0b82121c674530f9b292dc5dbb062f5b78990e93dfa1782d

Download and Installation

To download this 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 7.0.3.

  1. Attach the VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance- 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.

vSphere Client Issues
  • You cannot export lists of Inventory objects after upgrading to vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3i

    After upgrading to vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3i, in the vSphere Client, when you try to export a file with a list of Inventory objects, such as VMs, Hosts, and Datastores, the task fails with an error Export Data Failure. Missing fonts in vCenter Server 7.0 Update 3i cause the issue.

    This issue is resolved in this release. For more information, see VMware knowledge base article 90440.

Known Issues from Prior Releases

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

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