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VSICM51 - Slide 13-13 - Scanning for Updates



Wrong:

At the bottom of the slide notes there is a list presented as:

To upgrade VMware Tools and virtual machine hardware, a supported guest operating system must be running in the virtual machine. The following list identifies the supported guest operating systems included with the initial release of Update Manger 5.1: [...]
Correct:

The list is outdated. The updated list can be found in the Update Manager 5.1 Release Notes:

  • Windows XP Professional 32-bit (SP3 required)
  • Windows XP Professional 64-bit (SP2 required)
  • Windows 2000 [Professional/Server/Advanced Server/Datacenter Server] 32-bit
  • Windows 2000 [Professional/Server/Advanced Server/Datacenter Server] 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 32-bit (SP2 required)
  • Windows Server 2003 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit (SP2 required)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 32-bit (SP2 required)
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit (SP2 required)
  • Windows Vista [Business/Enterprise] 32-bit (SP2 required)
  • Windows Vista [Business/Enterprise] 64-bit (SP2 required)
  • Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 32-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 32-bit SP2
  • Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit SP2
  • Windows 7 [Professional/Enterprise] 32-bit
  • Windows 7 [Professional/Enterprise] 64-bit
  • Windows 7 [Professional/Enterprise] 32-bit SP1
  • Windows 7 [Professional/Enterprise] 64-bit SP1
  • Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit R2
  • Windows Server 2008 [Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter] 64-bit R2 Service Pack 1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS 4
  • CentOS 5
  • CentOS 6
  • Debian 4
  • Debian 5
  • Debian 6
  • Ubuntu 7.x
  • Ubuntu 8.x
  • Ubuntu 9.x
  • Ubuntu 10.x
  • Ubuntu 11.x
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux 6
  • Asianux 3
  • Asianux 4
Source:

VMware vSphere Update Manager 5.1 Release Notes.


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