Applies to:

    - SynetoOS 4.7.0 and above

    - VMwre ESXi 6.5 U3 and above


This guide describes how to upgrade your Syneto VMware ESXi to version ESXi-7.0.x


The upgrade requires the host to be rebooted.


Please ensure that you are running SynetoOS 4.7.0 or above before starting the upgrade procedure.


Step 1. Open SSH connection to Syneto ESXi


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

cd /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/deployment


Step 3. Modify firewall rules to be able to download the upgrade bundle

esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient


Step 4. Download Syneto VMware ESXi 7.0.x

wget -O esx-syneto-update.zip https://92f0dbb11de5784083aa-bb969871c94ac78f108e561fc9f42b57.ssl.cf5.rackcdn.com/SynetoOS/ESXi-Ugrade-Bundles/ESXi-7.0U1d-17551050-Syneto-v7.180-release.zip

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


Step 5. 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 6. Reboot

reboot


Step 7. Check version after reboot

esxcli system version get
Output
Product: Product: VMware ESXi
   Version: 7.0.1
   Build: Releasebuild-17551050
   Update: 1
   Patch: 30