If yes, then look at the combination of Firmware and Driver version which you’ll need to install, for your particular NIC card(s) or storage controller. You might want to check one of my (successful) posts which give you details on how to check for the firmware version and driver version from a command line: ESXi Commands List – networking commands [Part 2].
There are many ways to upgrade VMware ESXi Hypervisor.
Depending on whether the host is part of a cluster or not, managed via v Center server or standalone host.
you can now safely continue with this one-liner approach to upgrading your lab environment.
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On this site you can find extensive information about VMware ESXi (version 5.0 and later) patches as soon as they are released.In this case you can also VMware Update Manger (VUM) to first upgrade the NICs with the proper driver supported in v Sphere 6.5.I have already covered 3 different ways you can upgrade ESXi 6.0 to ESXi 6.5 but today we’ll try to do our last host – via VUM: Requirements – v Center Server, v Sphere Update Manager (VUM).When the reboot is complete, you'll see for yourself that you now have the latest ESXi, Build 4564106, as pictured above.Now you have more spare time to read more Tinker Try articles!But that does not mean that you need to check this web site for updates every hour.