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How to update VMware ESXi

How to update VMware ESXi | To update VMware ESXi, a patch can be easily applied at the ssh command prompt. Here is how it works! Note: make sure ssh is enabled to your ESXi server. First download the .zip patch file from the vmware website: http://www.vmware.com/patchmgr/findPatch.portal Next copy this .zip file to your ESXi installation via sftp. Make sure to

Linux – How to find what version of a package is installed

Linux – How to find what version of a package is installed | Below are commands to verify the exact version of a package installed in Linux. Root prompt or sudo is not required! Red Hat or CentOS: $ rpm -qa | grep package Example: $ rpm -qa | grep openssl openssl-1.0.0-20.el6_2.5.x86_64 If a package is not installed, the output will return nothing: $ rpm -qa | grep