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 Syneto StorageOS 3.2.7 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

Note: Please make sure that firewall/antivirus does not block/filter the connection.

Step 5. Update:

esxcli software vib install -d /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/deployment/

Step 6. 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 7. Modify software acceptance level:

esxcli software acceptance set --level=PartnerSupported

Step 8. Reboot:


Final step. Check version after reboot:

esxcli system version get

Output should be:

Product: VMware ESXi
   Version: 6.5.0
   Build: Releasebuild-13932383
   Update: 3
   Patch: 96