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 is available since version 3.5.

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vSphere ESXi 6.7

NamePatchDateBuild
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 10ESXi670-2019060022019-06-2013981272
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 9ESXi670-2019050012019-05-1413644319
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 8ESXi670-2019040012019-04-3013473784
ESXi 6.7 Update 2ESXi670-update22019-04-1113006603
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 7ESXi670-2019030012019-03-2813004448
ESXi 6.7 Update 2 (Security Only)ESXi670-update22019-04-1112986307
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 6ESXi670-2019010012019-01-1711675023
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 5ESXi670-2018110012018-11-0910764712
ESXi 6.7 Update 1ESXi670-update12018-10-1610302608
ESXi 6.7 Update 1 (Security only)ESXi670-update12018-10-1610176879
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 4ESXi670-201810001 2018-10-0210176752
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 3ESXi670-2018080012018-08-149484548
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 2aESXi670-2018070012018-07-269214924
ESXi 6.7 Express Patch 2ESXi670-2018060012018-06-288941472
ESXi 6.7 GA2018-04-178169922


vSphere ESXi 6.5

NamePatchDateBuild
ESXi 6.5 Express Patch 14ESXi650-2019050012019-05-1413635690
ESXi 6.5 Express Patch 13ESXi650-2019030012019-03-2813004031
ESXi 6.5 Express Patch 12ESXi650-2019010012019-01-3111925212
ESXi 6.5 Patch 3ESXi650-2018110022018-11-2910884925
ESXi 6.5 Patch 3 (Security only)ESXi650-2018110022018-11-2910868328
ESXi 6.5 Express Patch 11ESXi650-2018110012018-11-0910719125
ESXi 6.5 Express Patch 10ESXi650-2018100022018-10-2310390116
ESXi 6.5 Express Patch 9ESXi650-2018100012018-10-0210175896
ESXi 6.5 U2cESXi650-2018080012018-08-149298722
ESXi 6.5 U2bESXi650-2018060012018-06-288935087
ESXi 6.5 Update 2ESXi650-update22018-05-038294253
ESXi 6.5 Update 2 (Security only)ESXi650-update22018-05-038285314
ESXi 6.5 U1gESXi650-2018030012018-03-207967591
ESXi 6.5 U1e (Recalled)ESXi650-2018010012018-01-097526125
ESXi 6.5 Patch 2ESXi650-2017120012017-12-197388607
ESXi 6.5 Patch 2 (Security only)ESXi650-2017120012017-12-197273056
ESXi 6.5 Express Patch 4ESXi650-2017104012017-10-056765664
ESXi 6.5 Update 1ESXi650-update12017-07-275969303
ESXi 6.5 Update 1 (Security only)ESXi650-update12017-07-275969300
ESXi 6.5d (vSAN 6.6 Patch)ESXi650-2017040012017-04-185310538
ESXi 6.5 Express Patch 1aESXi650-2017030022017-03-285224529
ESXi 6.5 Patch 1ESXi650-2017030012017-03-095146846
ESXi 6.5 Patch 1 (Security Only)ESXi650-2017030012017-03-095146843
ESXi 6.5aESXi650-2017010012017-02-024887370
ESXi 6.5 GA2016-11-154564106


vSphere ESXi 6.0

NamePatchDateBuild
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 21ESXi600-2019050012019-05-1413635687
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 20ESXi600-2019030012019-03-2813003896
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 19ESXi600-2018110012018-11-0910719132
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 18ESXi600-2018100012018-10-2310474991
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 17ESXi600-2018090012018-09-139919195
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 15ESXi600-2018080012018-08-149313334
ESXi 6.0 Patch 7ESXi600-2018070012018-07-269239799
ESXi 6.0 Patch 7 (Security only)ESXi600-2018070012018-07-269239792
ESXi 6.0 U3fESXi600-2018060012018-06-288934903
ESXi 6.0 U3eESXi600-2018030012018-03-207967664
ESXi 6.0 U3d (Recalled)ESXi600-2018010012018-01-097504637
ESXi 6.0 Patch 6ESXi600-2017110012017-11-096921384
ESXi 6.0 Patch 6 (Security Only)ESXi600-2017110012017-11-096856897
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 11 ESXi600-2017103012017-10-056765062
ESXi 6.0 Update 3a (Patch 5)ESXi600-2017060012017-06-065572656
ESXi 6.0 Update 3a (Patch 5) (Security Only)ESXi600-2017060012017-06-065485776
ESXi 6.0 Update 2 (VMSA-2017-0006)ESXi600-2017030032017-03-285251623
ESXi 6.0 Update 1 (VMSA-2017-0006)ESXi600-2017030022017-03-285251621
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 7aESXi600-2017030012017-03-285224934
ESXi 6.0 Update 3ESXi600-update32017-02-245050593
ESXi 6.0 Update 3 (Security Only)ESXi600-update32017-02-245047589
ESXi 6.0 Patch 4ESXi600-2016110012016-11-224600944
ESXi 6.0 Patch 4 (Security Only)ESXi600-2016110012016-11-224558694
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 7ESXi600-2016100012016-10-174510822
ESXi 6.0 Patch 3ESXi600-2016080012016-08-044192238
ESXi 6.0 Patch 3 (Security Only)ESXi600-2016080012016-08-044179598
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 6ESXi600-2016050012016-05-123825889
ESXi 6.0 Update 2ESXi600-update22016-03-153620759
ESXi 6.0 Update 2 (Security Only)ESXi600-update22016-03-153568943
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 5ESXi600-2016020012016-02-233568940
ESXi 6.0 Update 1bESXi600-2016010012016-01-073380124
ESXi 6.0 Update 1b (Security only)ESXi600-2016010012016-01-073341439
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 4ESXi600-2015110012015-11-253247720
ESXi 6.0 Update 1aESXi600-2015100012015-10-063073146
ESXi 6.0 Update 1ESXi600-update12015-09-103029758
ESXi 6.0 Update 1 (Security only)ESXi600-update12015-09-103017641
ESXi 6.0bESXi600-2015070012015-07-072809209
ESXi 6.0b (Security Only)ESXi600-2015070012015-07-072809111
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 2ESXi600-2015050012015-05-142715440
ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 1ESXi600-2015040012015-04-092615704
ESXi 6.0 GA2015-03-122494585


vSphere ESXi 5.5

NamePatchDateBuild
ESXi 5.5 U3kESXi550-2018090012018-09-139919047
ESXi 5.5 U3jESXi550-2018080012018-08-149313066
ESXi 5.5 U3iESXi550-2018060012018-06-288934887
ESXi 5.5 U3hESXi550-2018030012018-03-207967571
ESXi 5.5 U3hESXi550-2018010022018-01-227618464
ESXi 5.5 U3g (Recalled)ESXi550-2018010012018-01-097504623
ESXi 5.5 Patch 11ESXi550-2017090012017-09-146480324
ESXi 5.5 Patch 11 (Security only)ESXi550-2017090012017-09-146480267
ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 11ESXi550-2017030012017-03-285230635
ESXi 5.5 Patch 10 (Security only)ESXi550-2016120012016-12-204756874
ESXi 5.5 Patch 10ESXi550-2016120012016-12-204722766
ESXi 5.5 Patch 9ESXi550-2016090012016-09-154345813
ESXi 5.5 Patch 9 (Security only)ESXi550-2016090012016-09-154345810
ESXi 5.5 Patch 8ESXi550-2016080012016-08-044179633
ESXi 5.5 Patch 8 (Security only)ESXi550-2016080012016-08-044179631
ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 10ESXi550-2016020012016-02-213568722
ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 9ESXi550-2016010012016-01-043343343
ESXi 5.5 Update 3bESXi550-2015120012015-12-083248547
ESXi 5.5 Update 3b (Security Only)ESXi550-2015120012015-12-083247226
ESXi 5.5 Update 3aESXi550-2015100012015-10-063116895
ESXi 5.5 Update 3ESXi550-update32015-09-163029944
ESXi 5.5 Update 3 (Security Only)ESXi550-update32015-09-163029837
ESXi 5.5 Patch 5 re-releaseESXi550-2015050022015-05-082718055
ESXi 5.5 Patch 5 (Security Only)ESXi550-2015050022015-05-082702869
ESXi 5.5 Patch 5 (Recalled)ESXi550-2015040022015-04-302702864
ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 7ESXi550-2015040012015-04-072638301
ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 6ESXi550-2015020012015-02-052456374
ESXi 5.5 Patch 4ESXi550-2015010012015-01-272403361
ESXi 5.5 Patch 4 (Security Only)ESXi550-2015010012015-01-272352327
ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 5ESXi550-2014120012014-12-022302651
ESXi 5.5 Patch 3ESXi550-2014100012014-10-152143827
ESXi 5.5 Patch 3 (Security Only)ESXi550-2014100012014-10-152093874
ESXi 5.5 Update 2ESXi550-update22014-09-092068190
ESXi 5.5 Update 2 (Security Only)ESXi550-update22014-09-091980513
ESXi 5.5 Patch 2ESXi550-2014070012014-07-011892794
ESXi 5.5 Patch 2 (Security Only)ESXi550-2014070012014-07-011892623
ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 4ESXi550-2014060012014-06-101881737
ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 3ESXi550-2014040202014-04-191746974
ESXi 5.5 Update 1aESXi550-2014040012014-04-191746018
VMware ESXi 5.5.1 Driver RollupESXi550-update12014-03-111636597
ESXi 5.5 Update 1ESXi550-update12014-03-111623387
ESXi 5.5 Update 1 (Security Only)ESXi550-update12014-03-111598313
ESXi 5.5 Patch 1ESXi550-2013120012013-12-221474528
ESXi 5.5 Patch 1 (Security Only)ESXi550-2013120012013-12-221474526
vSAN Beta Refresh2013-11-251439689
ESXi 5.5 GA2013-09-221331820


vSphere ESXi 5.1

NamePatchDateBuild
ESXi 5.1 Patch 9ESXi510-2016050012016-05-243872664
ESXi 5.1 Patch 9ESXi510-2016050012016-05-243872638
ESXi 5.1 Patch 8ESXi510-2015100012015-10-013070626
ESXi 5.1 Patch 8 (Security Only)ESXi510-2015100012015-10-013021178
ESXi 5.1 Patch 7ESXi510-2015030012015-03-262583090
ESXi 5.1 Patch 7 (Security Only)ESXi510-2015030012015-03-262575044
ESXi 5.1 Update 3ESXi510-update32014-12-042323236
ESXi 5.1 Update 3 (Security Only)ESXi510-update32014-12-042323231
ESXi 5.1 Patch 6ESXi510-2014100012014-10-312191751
ESXi 5.1 Patch 6 (Security Only)ESXi510-2014100012014-10-312191354
ESXi 5.1 Patch 5ESXi510-2014070012014-07-312000251
ESXi 5.1 Patch 5 (Security Only)ESXi510-2014070012014-07-311904929
ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 5ESXi510-2014060012014-06-171900470
ESXi 5.1 Patch 4ESXi510-2014040012014-04-291743533
ESXi 5.1 Patch 4 (Security Only)ESXi510-2014040012014-04-291743201
ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 4ESXi510-2014020012014-02-271612806
ESXi 5.1 Update 2ESXi510-update22014-01-161483097
ESXi 5.1 Update 2 (Security Only)ESXi510-update22014-01-161472666
ESXi 5.1 Patch 3 (Security Only)ESXi510-2013100012013-10-171312874
ESXi 5.1 Patch 3ESXi510-2013100012013-10-171312873
ESXi 5.1 Patch 2ESXi510-2013070012013-07-251157734
ESXi 5.1 Patch 2 (Security Only)ESXi510-2013070012013-07-251142907
ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 3ESXi510-2013050012013-05-221117900
ESXi 5.1 Update 1ESXi510-update12013-04-251065491
ESXi 5.1 Update 1 (Security Only)ESXi510-update12013-04-251063671
ESXi 5.1 Express Patch 2ESXi510-2013030012013-03-071021289
ESXi 5.1 Patch 1ESXi510-2012120012012-12-20914609
ESXi 5.1 Patch 1 (Security Only)ESXi510-2012120012012-12-20911593
ESXi 5.1aESXi510-2012100012012-10-24838463
PP Hot-PatchKB20347962012-10-24837262
ESXi 5.1 GA2012-09-11799733


vSphere ESXi 5.0

NamePatchDateBuild
ESXi 5.0 Patch 13ESXi500-2016060012016-06-143982828
ESXi 5.0 Patch 13 (Security Only)ESXi500-2016060012016-06-143982819
ESXi 5.0 Patch 12ESXi500-2015100012015-10-013086167
ESXi 5.0 Patch 12 (Security Only)ESXi500-2015100012015-10-013021432
ESXi 5.0 Patch 11ESXi500-2015020012015-02-262509828
ESXi 5.0 Patch 11 (Security Only)ESXi500-2015020012015-02-262486588
ESXi 5.0 Patch 10ESXi500-2014120012014-12-042312428
ESXi 5.0 Patch 10 (Security Only)ESXi500-2014120012014-12-042216931
ESXi 5.0 Patch 9ESXi500-2014080012014-08-282000308
ESXi 5.0 Patch 9 (Security Only)ESXi500-2014080012014-08-281979317
ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 6ESXi500-2014070012014-07-011918656
ESXi 5.0 Patch 8ESXi500-2014050012014-05-291851670
ESXi 5.0 Patch 8 (Security Only)ESXi500-2014050012014-05-291749766
ESXi 5.0 Patch 7ESXi500-2014010012014-01-231489271
ESXi 5.0 Patch 7 (Security Only)ESXi500-2014010012014-01-231478905
ESXi 5.0 Update 3 (Security Only)ESXi500-update32013-10-171311177
ESXi 5.0 Update 3ESXi500-update32013-10-171311175
ESXi 5.0 Patch 6ESXi500-2013080012013-08-291254542
ESXi 5.0 Patch 6 (Security Only)ESXi500-2013080012013-08-291197855
ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 5ESXi500-2013050012013-05-151117897
ESXi 5.0 Patch 5ESXi500-2013030012013-03-281024429
ESXi 5.0 Patch 5 (Security Only)ESXi500-2013030012013-03-281022489
ESXi 5.0 Update 2ESXi500-update22012-12-20914586
ESXi 5.0 Update 2 (Security Only)ESXi500-update22012-12-20912577
ESXi 5.0 Patch 4 (Security Only)ESXi500-2012090012012-09-27822948
ESXi 5.0 Patch 4ESXi500-2012090012012-09-27821926
ESXi 5.0 Patch 3ESXi500-2012070012012-07-12768111
ESXi 5.0 Patch 3 (Security Only)ESXi500-2012070012012-07-12764879
ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 4ESXi500-2012060012012-06-14721882
ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 3ESXi500-2012050012012-05-03702118
ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 2ESXi500-2012040012012-04-12653509
ESXi 5.0 Update 1ESXi500-update12012-03-15623860
ESXi 5.0 Update 1 (Security Only)ESXi500-update12012-03-15608089
ESXi 5.0 Patch 2ESXi500-2011120012011-12-15515841
ESXi 5.0 Express Patch 1ESXi500-2011110012011-11-03504890
ESXi 5.0 Patch 1ESXi500-2011090012011-09-13474610
ESXi 5.02011-08-24469512


vSphere ESXi 4.1

NamePatchDateBuild
ESXi 4.1 Patch 11ESXi410-2014040012014-04-101682698
ESXi 4.1 Patch 10ESXi410-2013120012013-12-051363503
ESXi 4.1 Patch 9ESXi410-2013070012013-07-311198252
ESXi 4.1 Patch 8ESXi410-2013040012013-04-301050704
ESXi 4.1 Patch 7ESXi410-2013010012013-01-31988178
ESXi 4.1 Patch 6ESXi410-2012110012012-11-15874690
ESXi 4.1 U3ESXi410-update32012-08-30800380
ESXi 4.1 Express Patch 3ESXi410-2012060012012-06-14721871
ESXi 4.1 Express Patch 2ESXi410-2012050012012-05-03702113
ESXi 4.1 Patch 5ESXi410-2012040012012-04-26659051
ESXi 4.1 Patch 4ESXi410-2012010012012-01-30582267
ESXi 4.1 U2ESXi410-update22011-10-27502767
ESXi 4.1 Patch 3ESXi410-2011070012011-07-28433742
ESXi 4.1 Patch 2ESXi410-2011040012011-04-28381591
ESXi 4.1 U1ESXi410-update12011-02-10348481
ESXi 4.1 Express Patch 1ESXi410-2010110012010-11-29320137
ESXi 4.1 Patch 1ESXi410-2010100012010-11-15320092
ESXi 4.1 GA2010-07-13260247


vSphere ESXi 4.0

NamePatchDateBuild
ESXi 4.0 Patch 20ESXi400-2014040012014-04-101682696
ESXi 4.0 Patch 19ESXi400-2013100012013-10-241335992
ESXi 4.0 Patch 18ESXi400-2013050012013-05-301070634
ESXi 4.0 Patch 17ESXi400-2013020012013-02-07989856
ESXi 4.0 Patch 16ESXi400-2012090012012-09-14787047
ESXi 4.0 Patch 15ESXi400-2012060012012-06-12721907
ESXi 4.0 Patch 14ESXi400-2012050012012-05-03702116
ESXi 4.0 Patch 13ESXi400-2012030012012-03-30660575
ESXi 4.0 U4ESXi400-update42011-11-17504850
ESXi 4.0 Patch 12ESXi400-2011100012011-10-13480973
ESXi 4.0 U3ESXi400-update32011-05-05398348
ESXi 4.0 Patch 11ESXi400-2011040012011-04-28392990
ESXi 4.0 Patch 10ESXi400-2011030012011-03-07360236
ESXi 4.0 Patch 9ESXi400-2011010012011-01-04332073
ESXi 4.0 Patch 8ESXi400-2010090012010-09-30294855
ESXi 4.0 U2ESXi400-update22010-06-10261974
ESXi 4.0 Patch 7ESXi400-2010050012010-05-27256968
ESXi 4.0 Patch 6ESXi400-2010030012010-04-01244038
ESXi 4.0 Patch 5ESXi400-2010020012010-03-03236512
ESXi 4.0 Patch 4ESXi400-2009120012010-01-05219382
ESXi 4.0 U1ESXi400-update12009-11-19208167
ESXi 4.0 Patch 3ESXi400-2009090012009-09-24193498
ESXi 4.0 Patch 2ESXi400-2009070012009-08-06181792
ESXi 4.0 Patch 1ESXi400-2009060012009-07-09175625
ESXi 4.0 GA2009-05-21164009


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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