VMware Update Manager – Part Six: PowerCLI and Update Manager Utility

In order to modify or automate VMware Update Manager (VUM) behaviour the VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI (VUM PowerCLI) and the VMware Update Manager Utility (VUM Utility) tools can be used. VUM PowerCLI provides a set of cmdlets for performing VUM administration takes, such as creating basleines, attaching baselines, scanning virtual machines, staging patches, remediating … More VMware Update Manager – Part Six: PowerCLI and Update Manager Utility

Modify VMware Update Manager patch repository location

By default the VMware Update Manager patch repository location will be configured with the location ‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\VMware\VMware Update Manager\Data’  in order to configure Update Manager to use and alternative location you will need to perform the following: 1) Stop the ‘VMware vSphere Update Manager Service’ service. 2) Browse the location ‘C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Update Manager’. 3) Edit the file ‘vci-integrity.xml’ (preferably taking a … More Modify VMware Update Manager patch repository location