Sunday, December 4, 2011

Installing VMware Update Manager 5.0 on a Windows Server 2008 R2

As with my previous post, I had to document a recent vSphere 5 install and since I already have the screenshots, I figure I’ll take the time to write this post to show what an install of VMware Update Manager 5.0 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 looks like.

Open up the VMware vCenter Installer and select VMware vSphere Update Manager:

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The installer will launch:

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Proceed going through the wizard:

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It’s interesting to note that VMware vSphere Update Manager 5.0 still uses a 32 bit DSN:

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If you’re install Update Manager on a drive with less than 120GB, you’ll be prompted with the following warning:

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… and we’re done.

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