Applies to: SynetoOS 4.4.0 and above


This guide describes how to upgrade your Syneto VMware ESXi to version ESXi-6.7.0-20210204001-standard (build-17499825).


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 4.4.0 or above and ESXi Version: 6.5.0 Releasebuild-13932383 U3 Patch: 96 or update to last available version of ESXi 6.5 following this tutorial before starting the upgrade procedure



1. Clear old configuration

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


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. Download Syneto VMware ESXi 6.7.0

wget -O esx-syneto-update.zip https://92f0dbb11de5784083aa-bb969871c94ac78f108e561fc9f42b57.ssl.cf5.rackcdn.com/SynetoOS/ESXi-Ugrade-Bundles/ESXi-6.7.0-20210204001-Syneto-v6.105-release.zip

NOTE: Make sure there're no firewall rules or antivirus blocking the connection.
Download MD5 Checksum


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


7. Change acceptance level

esxcli software acceptance set --level=PartnerSupported


8. Reboot

reboot


9. Check version after reboot

esxcli system version get
Output
Product: VMware ESXi
   Version: 6.7.0
   Build: Releasebuild-17499825
   Update: 3
   Patch: 134