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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Using a shared repository

In scenarios where the Update Manager server cannot be provided with access to the Internet, you can configure the Update Manager server to access a shared repository containing patch data. For instructions on how to create a shared repository, read the recipe Creating a shared repository.

Using a shared repository

How to do it...

The following procedure will help you to configure access to a shared repository:

  1. On the UMDS server, set the shared repository folder as the "export store". Read the Creating a shared repository section for instructions.
  2. Once a shared repository has been created, connect to the vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client and ...

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