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L. PatrãoVMware vSphere Essentialshttps://doi.org/10.1007/979-8-8688-0208-9_30

30. vSphere Lifecycle Manager

Luciano Patrão1  
Selfkant, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

This chapter explores vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM), previously known as vSphere Update Manager (VUM). We will focus on how this tool has evolved and its significance in managing your environment’s life cycle of ESXi hosts. Using vLCM establishes, streamlines, and guarantees your system’s reliability, updates, and security.

By the time you finish reading this chapter, you will have gained a grasp of vSphere Lifecycle Manager and its ability to improve the management of your ESXi hosts. Whether ...

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