VMware ESX Release and Build Number History

The following listings are a comprehensive collection of the flagship hypervisor product by VMware. All bold versions are downloadable releases. All patches have been named by their release names. Please note that the ESX hypervisor is discontinued since version 4.1.

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vSphere ESX 4.1

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESX410-2014100014.1.0 Patch 11a2014-10-012168595
ESX410-2014040014.1.0 Patch 112014-04-101682698
ESX410-201312001 4.1.0 Patch 102013-12-051363503
ESX410-2013070014.1.0 Patch 92013-07-311198252
ESX410-2013040014.1.0 Patch 82013-04-301050704
ESX410-2013010014.1.0 Patch 72013-01-31988178
ESX410-2012110014.1.0 Patch 62012-11-15874690
VMware ESX 4.1 Update 34.1.0 U32012-08-30800380
ESX410-201206001 4.1.0 Express Patch 32012-06-14721871
ESX410-2012050014.1.0 Express Patch 22012-05-03702113
ESX410-2012040014.1.0 Patch 52012-04-26659051
ESX410-2012010014.1.0 Patch 42012-01-30582267
ESX410-2011120012011-08-12538358
VMware ESX 4.1 Update 24.1.0 U22011-10-27502767
ESX410-2011070014.1.0 Patch 32011-07-28433742
ESX410-2011040014.1.0 Patch 22011-04-28381591
VMware ESX 4.1 Update 14.1.0 U12011-02-10348481
ESX410-2010110014.1.0 Express Patch 12010-11-29320137
ESX410-2010100014.1.0 Patch 12010-11-15320092
VMware ESX 4.14.1.02010-07-13260247


vSphere ESX 4.0

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESX400-2014100014.0.0 Patch 222014-10-012167889
ESX400-2014040014.0.0 Patch 212014-04-101682696
ESX400-201310001 4.0.0 Patch 202013-10-241335992
ESX400-2013050014.0.0 Patch 192013-05-301070634
ESX400-2013020014.0.0 Patch 182013-02-07989856
ESX400-2012090014.0.0 Patch 172012-09-14787047
ESX400-201206001 4.0.0 Patch 16
2012-06-14
721907
ESX400-2012050014.0.0 Patch 152012-05-03702116
ESX400-2012030014.0.0 Patch 142012-03-30660575
ESX400-2011124014.0.0 Patch 132011-12-13538074
VMware ESX 4.0 Update 44.0.0 U42011-11-17504850
ESX400-2011100014.0.0 Patch 122011-10-13480973
VMware ESX 4.0 Update 34.0.0 U32011-05-05398348
ESX400-2011040014.0.0 Patch 112011-04-28392990
ESX400-2011030014.0.0 Patch 102011-03-07360236
ESX400-2011010014.0.0 Patch 92011-01-04332073
ESX400-2010090014.0.0 Patch 82010-09-30294855
VMware ESX 4 Update 24.0.0 U22010-06-10261974
ESX400-2010050014.0.0 Patch 72010-05-27256968
ESX400-2010030014.0.0 Patch 62010-04-01244038
ESX400-2010020014.0.0 Patch 52010-03-03236512
ESX400-2009120014.0.0 Patch 42010-01-05219382
ESX-4.0.0-update01a (re spin)4.0.0 U12009-12-09213128
VMware ESX 4 Update 14.0.0 U12009-11-19208167
ESX400-2009090014.0.0 Patch 32009-09-24193498
ESX400-2009070014.0.0 Patch 22009-08-06181792
ESX400-2009060014.0.0 Patch 12009-07-09175625
VMware ESX 44.0.02009-05-21164009


ESX 3.5

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESX350-201302401-SG3.5.0 Patch 292013-02-21988599
ESX350-201206401-SG
3.5.0 Patch 28
2012-06-14
725354
ESX350-201205401-SG3.5.0 Patch 272012-05-03702112
ESX350-201203401-SG3.5.0 Patch 262012-03-09604481
ESX350-201105401-SG3.5.0 Patch 252011-06-02391406
ESX350-201012401-SG3.5.0 Patch 242010-12-07317866
ESX350-201008401-SG3.5.0 Patch 232010-08-31283373
ESX350-201006401-SG3.5.0 Patch 222010-06-24259926
ESX350-201003402-BG3.5.0 Patch 212010-03-29238493
ESX350-201003403-SG3.5.0 Patch 202010-03-29227413
ESX350-201002411-BG3.5.0 Patch 192010-02-16226117
ESX350-200912401-BG3.5.0 Patch 182009-12-29213532
VMware ESX 3.5 Update 53.5.0 U52009-12-03207095
ESX350-200910406-SG3.5.0 Patch 172009-10-16199239
ESX350-200908405-BG3.5.0 Patch 162009-08-31184236
ESX350-200907407-BG3.5.0 Patch 152009-07-30176894
ESX350-200906403-BG3.5.0 Patch 142009-06-30169697
ESX350-200905401-BG3.5.0 Patch 132009-05-28163429
ESX350-200904401-BG3.5.0 Patch 122009-04-29158874
VMware ESX 3.5 Update 43.5.0 U42009-03-30153875
ESX350-200903411-BG3.5.0 Patch 112009-03-20153840
ESX350-200901401-SG3.5.0 Patch 102009-01-30143128
ESX350-200901407-BG3.5.0 Patch 92009-01-30134105
ESX350-200811401-SG3.5.0 Patch 82008-12-02130756
VMware ESX 3.5 Update 33.5.0 U32008-11-06123630
ESX350-200809404-SG3.5.0 Patch 7120512
ESX350-200808413-SG3.5.0 Patch 6111764
ESX350-200808401-BG3.5.0 Patch 5113339
VMware ESX 3.5 Update 2 (reissued)3.5.0 U22008-08-13110268
ESX350-200806812-BG3.5.0 Patch 42008-08-12110181
VMware ESX 3.5 Update 23.5.0 U22008-07-25103908
ESX350-200806401-BG3.5.0 Patch 32008-06-1698103
ESX350-200805501-BG3.5.0 Patch 22008-06-0395350
ESX350-200804401-BG3.5.0 Patch 12008-04-3084374
VMware ESX 3.5 Update 13.5.0 U12008-04-1082663
VMware ESX 3.53.5.02008-02-2064607


ESX 3.0

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESX303-201102401-SG
3.0.3 Patch 2
2011-02-15
312855
ESX303-201002201-UG
3.0.3 Patch 1
2010-03-08
231127
VMware ESX Server 3.0.33.0.32008-08-08104629
VMware ESX Server 3.0.2 Update 13.0.2 U12007-10-2961618
VMware ESX Server 3.0.23.0.22007-07-3152542
VMware ESX Server 3.0.13.0.12006-10-0632039
VMware ESX Server 3.0.03.0.02006-06-1527701


ESX 2.5

NameVersionReleaseBuild
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 152.5.5 Patch 152009-10-27191611
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 142.5.5 Patch 142009-08-31184659
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 132.5.5 Patch 132009-05-28161312
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 122.5.5 Patch 122009-02-26142709
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 112.5.5 Patch 112008-12-30126598
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 102.5.5 Patch 102008-10-30119702
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 92.5.5 Patch 92008-07-0399967
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 82.5.5 Patch 82008-06-0390521
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 72.5.5 Patch 72008-04-2984973
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 62.5.5 Patch 62008-03-2778667
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 52.5.5 Patch 52008-02-2873417
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 42.5.5 Patch 42008-01-3169113
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 32.5.5 Patch 32007-12-2765742
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 22.5.5 Patch 22007-12-0462467
VMware ESX Server 2.5.5 Upgrade Patch 12.5.5 Patch 12007-10-3159645
VMware ESX Server 2.5.52.5.52007-08-1057619
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 212.5.4 Patch 212008-10-30119703
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 202.5.4 Patch 202008-07-0399968
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 192.5.4 Patch 192008-06-0390520
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 182.5.4 Patch 182008-04-2984969
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 172.5.4 Patch 172008-03-2778717
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 162.5.4 Patch 162008-02-2873416
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 152.5.4 Patch 152008-01-3169112
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 142.5.4 Patch 142007-12-2765752
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 132.5.4 Patch 132007-12-0463888
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 122.5.4 Patch 122007-10-3158846
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 112.5.4 Patch 112007-10-0456530
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 102.5.4 Patch 102007-09-0653326
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 92.5.4 Patch 92007-06-2847255
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 82.5.4 Patch 82007-05-1544671
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 72.5.4 Patch 72007-04-1944615
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 62.5.4 Patch 62007-03-2941630
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 52.5.4 Patch 52007-02-2839751
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 42.5.4 Patch 42007-02-0138650
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 32.5.4 Patch 32006-12-2836502
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 22.5.4 Patch 22006-11-3034513
VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 12.5.4 Patch 12006-10-3132461
VMware ESX Server 2.5.42.5.42006-10-0532233
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 142.5.3 Patch 142007-10-0456529
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 132.5.3 Patch 132007-09-0652488
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 122.5.3 Patch 122007-06-2847274
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 112.5.3 Patch 112007-05-1544672
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 102.5.3 Patch 102007-04-1944602
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 92.5.3 Patch 92007-03-2941618
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 82.5.3 Patch 82007-02-2839683
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 72.5.3 Patch 72007-02-0138052
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 62.5.3 Patch 62006-12-2834513
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 52.5.3 Patch 52006-11-3034512
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 42.5.3 Patch 42006-10-3132134
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 32.5.3 Patch 32006-07-2728065
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 22.5.3 Patch 22006-06-2927728
VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 12.5.3 Patch 12006-05-2524171
VMware ESX Server 2.5.32.5.32006-04-1322981
VMware ESX Server 2.5.2 Upgrade Patch 42.5.2 Patch 42006-02-2821059
VMware ESX Server 2.5.2 Upgrade Patch 32.5.2 Patch 32006-01-2720193
VMware ESX Server 2.5.2 Upgrade Patch 22.5.2 Patch 22005-12-2818819
VMware ESX Server 2.5.2 Upgrade Patch 12.5.2 Patch 12005-10-2717157
VMware ESX Server 2.5.22.5.22005-09-1516390
VMware ESX Server 2.5.1 Upgrade Patch 12.5.1 Patch 12005-06-2014182
VMware ESX Server 2.5.12.5.12005-05-2013057
VMware ESX Server 2.5.0 Upgrade Patch 22.5.0 Patch 22005-03-2113053
VMware ESX Server 2.5.0 Upgrade Patch 12.5.0 Patch 12005-01-0611548
VMware ESX Server 2.5.02.5.02004-11-2911343


ESX 2.1

NameVersionReleaseBuild
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 92.1.3 Patch 92007-10-0456527
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 82.1.3 Patch 82007-09-0653228
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 72.1.3 Patch 72007-06-2847243
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 62.1.3 Patch 62007-05-1544407
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 52.1.3 Patch 52007-02-2839687
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 42.1.3 Patch 42006-12-2835803
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 32.1.3 Patch 32006-11-3033524
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 22.1.3 Patch 22006-10-3131892
VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 12.1.3 Patch 12006-06-2927733
VMware ESX Server 2.1.32.1.32006-04-1322983
VMware ESX Server 2.1.2 Upgrade Patch 62.1.2 Patch 62005-12-2818670
VMware ESX Server 2.1.2 Upgrade Patch 52.1.2 Patch 52005-10-2717158
VMware ESX Server 2.1.2 Upgrade Patch 42.1.2 Patch 42005-06-2014215
VMware ESX Server 2.1.2 Upgrade Patch 32.1.2 Patch 32005-05-0313434
VMware ESX Server 2.1.2 Upgrade Patch 22.1.2 Patch 22005-05-0912807
VMware ESX Server 2.1.2 Upgrade Patch 12.1.2 Patch 12005-01-1810921
VMware ESX Server 2.1.22.1.22004-09-109638
VMware ESX Server 2.12.1.12004-07-199157
VMware ESX Server 2.1 Update 12.1.0 Update 12004-04-267891
VMware ESX Server 2.12.1.02004-03-307728


ESX 2.0

NameVersionReleaseBuild
VMware ESX Server 2.0.2 Upgrade Patch 42.0.2 Patch 42006-12-2835801
VMware ESX Server 2.0.2 Upgrade Patch 32.0.2 Patch 32006-11-3033518
VMware ESX Server 2.0.2 Upgrade Patch 22.0.2 Patch 22006-10-3131924
VMware ESX Server 2.0.2 Upgrade Patch 12.0.2 Patch 12006-07-2727920
VMware ESX Server 2.0.22.0.22006-05-0423922
VMware ESX Server 2.0.1 Upgrade Patch 62.0.1 Patch 62005-12-2818595
VMware ESX Server 2.0.1 Upgrade Patch 52.0.1 Patch 52005-10-2717159
VMware ESX Server 2.0.1 Upgrade Patch 42.0.1 Patch 42005-06-2014216
VMware ESX Server 2.0.1 Upgrade Patch 32.0.1 Patch 32005-05-0313433
VMware ESX Server 2.0.1 Upgrade Patch 22.0.1 Patch 22005-03-0912567
VMware ESX Server 2.0.1 Upgrade Patch 12.0.1 Patch 12005-01-1811429
VMware ESX Server 2.0.12.0.12003-11-116403
VMware ESX Server 2.02.0.02003-07-215257


ESX 1.0

NameVersionReleaseBuild
VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 Patch 61.5.2 Patch 62005-01-14
VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 Patch 51.5.2 Patch 52003-09-23
VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 Patch 41.5.2 Patch 42003-07-31
VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 Patch 31.5.2 Patch 32003-05-15
VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 Patch 21.5.2 Patch 22003-04-14
VMware ESX Server 1.5.2 Patch 11.5.2 Patch 12003-01-17
VMware ESX Server 1.5.21.5.22002-12-103504
VMware ESX Server 1.5.11.5.12002-08-19
VMware ESX Server 1.51.52002-05-13
VMware ESX Server 1.11.12002-01-031533
VMware ESX Server 1.01.02001-03-231062

VMware ESX History Diagram

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Please note that this is not an official list by VMware. All informations are based on VMware documentation. Some informations or versions are not consistent.