This will upgrade any current hypervisors to the latest Syneto VMware ESXi 6.5. The update requires host to be rebooted.

Please ensure that you are using at least SynetoOS 4.1.3 before running this upgrade procedure. Here are the steps:

Step 1. Clear old configuration for

# echo "#!/bin/sh" > /etc/rc.local.d/

# echo "exit 0" >> /etc/rc.local.d/

Step 2. Browse to your deployment folder from local datastore: (Local datastore name may vary)

# cd /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/deployment

Step 3. Modify firewall rules:

# esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient

Step 4. Download latest version from our servers to local datastore:

# wget -O

Step 5. Modify software acceptance level:

# esxcli software acceptance set --level=CommunitySupported

Step 6. Update:

# esxcli software vib install -f --no-sig-check -d /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/deployment/

Step 7. Check the output installation for a successful installation:

Installation Result

   Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective.

   Reboot Required: true

Step 8. Reboot:

# reboot

Final step. Check version after reboot:

# esxcli system version get

Output should be:

Product: VMware ESXi

   Version: 6.5.0

   Build: Releasebuild-10884925

   Update: 2

   Patch: 75