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).

Power-off all VMs including Syneto OS and Syneto File Recovery

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.

1. Clear old configuration

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

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

cd /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/deployment

3. Modify firewall rules

esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient

4. Set Intel drivers to native

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

5. Syneto VMware ESXi 6.5.0

wget -O

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

6. Update

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


Installation Result
   Message: The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective.
   Reboot Required: true

7. Change acceptance level

esxcli software acceptance set --level=PartnerSupported 

8. Reboot


9. Check version after reboot

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