VMware ESXi 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 ESXi hypervisor was first available with version 3.5.

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vSphere ESXi 5.5

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESXi550-2014070015.5.0 Patch 52014-07-011892794
ESXi550-2014060015.5.0 Patch 42014-06-101881737
ESXi550-2014040205.5.0 Patch 32014-04-191746974
ESXi550-2014040015.5.0 Patch 22014-04-191746018
VMware ESXi 5.5.1 Driver Rollup5.5.12014-03-111636597
VMware ESXi 5.5 Update 15.5.0 U12014-03-111623387
ESXi550-2013120015.5.0 Patch 12013-12-221474528
vSAN Beta Refresh5.5.02013-11-251439689
VMware ESXi 5.55.5.02013-09-221331820


vSphere ESXi 5.1

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESXi510-2014060015.1.0 Patch 92014-06-171900470
ESXi510-2014040015.1.0 Patch 82014-04-291743533
ESXi510-2014020015.1.0 Patch 72014-02-271612806
VMware ESXi 5.1 Update 25.1.0 U22014-01-161483097
ESXi510-2013100015.1.0 Patch 62013-10-171312873
ESXi510-2013070015.1.0 Patch 52013-07-251157734
ESXi510-2013050015.1.0 Patch 42013-05-221117900
VMware ESXi 5.1 Update 15.1.0 U12013-04-251065491
ESXi510-2013030015.1.0 Patch 32013-03-071021289
ESXi510-2012120015.1.0 Patch 22012-12-20914609
ESXi510-2012100015.1.0 Patch 12012-10-24838463
KB20347965.1.0Hot-Patch837262
VMware ESXi 5.15.1.02012-09-11799733


vSphere ESXi 5.0

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESXi500-2014070015.0.0 Patch 142014-07-011918656
ESXi500-2014050015.0.0 Patch 132014-05-291851670
ESXi500-2014010015.0.0 Patch 122014-01-231489271
VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 35.0.0 U32013-10-171311175
ESXi500-2013080015.0.0 Patch 112013-08-291254542
ESXi500-2013050015.0.0 Patch 102013-05-151117897
ESXi500-2013030015.0.0 Patch 92013-03-281024429
VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 25.0.0 U22012-12-20914586
ESXi500-2012090015.0.0 Patch 82012-09-27821926
ESXi500-201207001 5.0.0 Patch 72012-07-12768111
ESXi500-2012060015.0.0 Patch 62012-06-14721882
ESXi500-2012050015.0.0 Patch 52012-05-03702118
ESXi500-2012040015.0.0 Patch 42012-04-12653509
VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 15.0.0 U12012-03-15623860
ESXi500-2011120015.0.0 Patch 32011-12-15515841
ESXi500-2011110015.0.0 Patch 22011-11-03504890
ESXi500-2011090015.0.0 Patch 12011-09-13474610
VMware ESXi 5.05.0.02011-08-24469512


vSphere ESXi 4.1

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESXi410-2014040014.1.0 Patch 142014-04-101682698
ESXi410-2013120014.1.0 Patch 132013-12-051363503
ESXi410-2013070014.1.0 Patch 122013-07-311198252
ESXi410-2013040014.1.0 Patch 112013-04-301050704
ESXi410-2013010014.1.0 Patch 102013-01-31988178
ESXi410-2012110014.1.0 Patch 92012-11-15874690
VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 34.1.0 U32012-08-30800380
ESXi410-2012060014.1.0 Patch 82012-06-14721871
ESXi410-2012050014.1.0 Patch 72012-05-03702113
ESXi410-2012040014.1.0 Patch 62012-04-26659051
ESXi410-2012010014.1.0 Patch 52012-01-30582267
VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 24.1.0 U22011-10-27502767
ESXi410-2011070014.1.0 Patch 42011-07-28433742
ESXi410-2011040014.1.0 Patch 32011-04-28381591
VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 14.1.0 U12011-02-10348481
ESXi410-2010110014.1.0 Patch 22010-11-29320137
ESXi410-2010100014.1.0 Patch 12010-11-15320092
VMware ESXi 4.14.1.02010-07-13260247


vSphere ESXi 4.0

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESXi400-2014040014.0.0 Patch 202014-04-101682696
ESXi400-2013100014.0.0 Patch 192013-10-241335992
ESXi400-2013050014.0.0 Patch 182013-05-301070634
ESXi400-2013020014.0.0 Patch 172013-02-07989856
ESXi400-2012090014.0.0 Patch 162012-09-14787047
ESXi400-2012060014.0.0 Patch 152012-06-12721907
ESXi400-2012050014.0.0 Patch 142012-05-03702116
ESXi400-2012030014.0.0 Patch 132012-03-30660575
VMware ESXi 4.0 Update 44.0.0 U42011-11-17504850
ESXi400-2011100014.0.0 Patch 122011-10-13480973
VMware ESXi 4.0 Update 34.0.0 U32011-05-05398348
ESXi400-2011040014.0.0 Patch 112011-04-28392990
ESXi400-2011030014.0.0 Patch 102011-03-07360236
ESXi400-2011010014.0.0 Patch 92011-01-04332073
ESXi400-2010090014.0.0 Patch 82010-09-30294855
VMware ESXi 4 Update 24.0.0 U22010-06-10261974
ESXi400-2010050014.0.0 Patch 72010-05-27256968
ESXi400-2010030014.0.0 Patch 62010-04-01244038
ESXi400-2010020014.0.0 Patch 52010-03-03236512
ESXi400-2009120014.0.0 Patch 42010-01-05219382
VMware ESXi 4 Update 14.0.0 U12009-11-19208167
ESXi400-2009090014.0.0 Patch 32009-09-24193498
ESXi400-2009070014.0.0 Patch 22009-08-06181792
ESXi400-2009060014.0.0 Patch 12009-07-09175625
VMware ESXi 44.0.02009-05-21164009


ESXi 3.5

NameVersionReleaseBuild
ESXe350-201302401-O-SG3.5 Patch 272013-2-21988599
ESXe350-201206401-O-SG3.5 Patch 262012-06-14725354
ESXe350-201205401-O-SG3.5 Patch 252012-05-03702112
ESXe350-201203401-O-SG3.5 Patch 242012-03-09604481
VMware ESXi 3.5 June 2011 Rollup3.5 June 2011 Rollup2011-06-30391406
ESXe350-201105401-O-SG3.5 Patch 232011-06-02391406
ESXe350-201012401-O-BG3.5 Patch 222010-12-07317866
ESXe350-201008401-O-SG3.5 Patch 212010-09-01283373
ESXe350-201006401-O-SG3.5 Patch 202010-06-24259926
ESXe350-201003401-O-BG3.5 Patch 192010-03-29238493
ESXe350-201002401-O-SG3.5 Patch 182010-02-16226117
ESXe350-200912401-O-BG3.5 Patch 172009-12-29213532
VMware ESXi 3.5 Update 53.5 U52009-12-03207095
ESXe350-200910401-I-SG3.5 Patch 162009-10-16199239
ESXe350-200908401-I-BG3.5 Patch 152009-08-31184236
ESXe350-200907401-I-BG3.5 Patch 142009-07-30176894
ESXe350-200906401-I-BG3.5 Patch 132009-06-30169697
ESXe350-200905401-I-BG3.5 Patch 122009-05-28163429
ESXe350-200904401-I-SG3.5 Patch 112009-04-29158874
VMware ESXi 3.5 Update 43.5 U42009-03-30153875
ESXe350-200903411-I-BG3.5 Patch 102009-03-20153480
ESXe350-200901401-I-SG3.5 Patch 92009-01-30143129
ESXe350-200811401-I-SG3.5 Patch 82008-12-02130755
VMware ESXi 3.5 Update 33.5 U32008-11-06123629
ESXe350-200809401-I-SG3.5 Patch 72008-10-03120505
ESXe350-200808501-I-SG3.5 Patch 62008-09-18113338
VMware ESXi 3.5 Update 2 (reissued)3.5 U22008-08-13110271
ESXe350-200807812-I-BG3.5 Patch 52008-08-12110180
VMware ESXi 3.5 Update 2 (timebombed)3.5 U22008-07-25103909
ESXe350-200805501-I-SG3.5 Patch 42008-06-0394430
ESXe350-200804401-O-BG3.5 Patch 32008-04-3085332
VMware ESXi 3.5 Update 13.5 U12008-04-1082664
ESXe350-200802401-I-BG3.5 Patch 22008-03-1076563
ESXe350-200712401-O-BG3.5 Patch 12008-01-17
VMware ESXi 3.5 Initial Release3.52008-01-1070348
VMware ESXi 3.5 First Public Release3.52007-12-3167921

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.