ESXi 5.5 December 2015 Patch (Build 3248547)

VMware has published a patch for ESXi 5.5

Product: VMware ESXi 5.5
Release date: December 8, 2015
Patch: ESXi550-201512001
Build: 3248547
Build (security only): 3247226
Links: KB2135410 | Download

Update vCenter Server to version 5.5 Update 3b before updating ESXi to ESXi 5.5 Update 3b.
Due to SSLv3 deactivation vCenter Server will not be able to manage ESXi 5.5 Update 3b hosts if you update ESXi before updating vCenter Server. (KB2140304)

A patched ESXi Installable and a new vCenter Server version has also been published:

Beside these core components we also have new versions for Mirage, BDE and Workstation:

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The latest ESXi 5.5.0 Build number is now: 3248547
Updated: ESXi Release and Build Number History
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5 thoughts on “ESXi 5.5 December 2015 Patch (Build 3248547)”

  1. “In your vSphere environment, you need to update vCenter Server to vCenter Server 5.5 Update 3b before updating ESXi to ESXi 5.5 Update 3b. vCenter Server will not be able to manage ESXi 5.5 Update 3b hosts, if you update ESXi before updating vCenter Server to version 5.5 Update 3b. “

  2. Thanks for useful information. No joking.
    We always do vCenter upgrade then hosts however this is problem-free advice.

    Keep posting such!

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