This section includes information about the installation of Update Manager and Update Manager Download Service, an optional module of v Sphere Update Manager.
When you install Update Manager or UMDS, v Sphere Update Manager Utility is silently installed on your system as an additional component.
The Update Manager Utility allows you to change the database password and proxy authentication, re-register Update Manager with v Center Server, and replace the SSL certificates for Update Manager.
For more information about reconfiguring the Update Manager settings by using the utility, see the documentation.
This release allows upgrades from Update Manager versions 4.x, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5 and their respective update releases that are installed on a 64-bit operating system.
The Update Manager Client provides you with the full set of capabilities you need to perform patch and version management for your v Sphere inventory.
The Update Manager Client has a separate installer from the Update Manager server component.
This release contains the following enhancements: Minimum hardware requirements for Update Manager vary depending on how Update Manager is deployed.
If the database is installed on the same machine as Update Manager, requirements for memory size and processor speed are higher.
The Update Manager server can be installed on the same system as v Center Server or on a different system.