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).


The upgrade requires the host to be rebooted.


Please ensure that you are running SynetoOS 4.4.0 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. 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


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: 6.7.0
   Build: Releasebuild-17499825
   Update: 3
   Patch: 134