How Do I . . .?:  Scan and Patch ESXi Hypervisors

The Virtual Inventory feature is used to scan and patch the ESXi hypervisors (ESXi hosts) that are used in your organization. The process is simple:

  1. Add your managed and unmanaged ESXi hypervisors to Shavlik Protect.

  2. Perform a scan of the managed and unmanaged ESXi hypervisors.

  3. View the security bulletins that are missing on the managed and unmanaged ESXi hypervisors.

  4. Initiate a deployment of any missing security bulletins.

  5. Specify how the ESXi hypervisor and the virtual machines contained on the hypervisor will be affected during the bulletin deployment.

  6. View the deployment results.