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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Configuring UMDS and downloading data

UMDS can be configured to download and export patches to a shared repository. The entire configuration is done via the Windows command line.

How to do it...

The following procedure will help you configure UMDS and download data:

  1. Locate the vm-umds.exe file under the following directory:

    C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Update Manager

  2. By default, the UMDS will only download patches and notifications for hosts. To configure it to download the VA upgrades, you should run the following command:
    vmware-umds -S --enable-host --enable-va
    
    How to do it...
  3. If you need to change the patch repository location (optional), then issue ...

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