Applies to: SynetoOS 4.1.3 and above


This guide describes how to upgrade your Syneto VMware ESXi to version 6.5.0-20190702001 (build 13932383).


The upgrade requires the host to be rebooted.


Please ensure that you are running SynetoOS 4.1.3 or above before starting the upgrade procedure.


Step 1. Clear old configuration

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


Step 2. Move to your datastore deployment folder (name may vary)

cd /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/deployment


Step 3. Modify firewall rules

esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient


Step 4. Set Intel drivers to native

esxcli system module set --enabled=true --module=igbn


Step 5. Syneto VMware ESXi 6.5.0

wget -O esx-syneto-update.zip http://b26e8c3d695ed0fb0dee-bb969871c94ac78f108e561fc9f42b57.r19.cf5.rackcdn.com/SynetoOS/ESXi-Ugrade-Bundles/ESXi-6.5.0-20190702001-Syneto-v17.105-release.zip

NOTE: Make sure there're no firewall rules or antivirus blocking the connection.


Step 6. Update

esxcli software vib install -d /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/deployment/esx-syneto-update.zip

Output

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. Change acceptance level

esxcli software acceptance set --level=PartnerSupported 


Step 8. Reboot

reboot


Step 9. Check version after reboot

esxcli system version get
Output
Product: VMware ESXi
   Version: 6.5.0
   Build: Releasebuild-13932383
   Update: 3
   Patch: 96