Tag: Updating

Disabling Java Automatic Updates on a Terminal Server 32-bit and 64-bit Registry Redirection (Wow6432Node)

On a recently setup Windows Server 2008 R2 terminal server, Java was installed, and by default the JRE will enable automatic updates for all users. No daily users have administrative privileges, but all users are prompted to install updates. No users can actually install the available updates, nor can they disable the update check via…




Update a VMware ESX 4.1 Host

To scan for updates esxupdate -m https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/esx/vmw/vmw-ESXi-4.1.0-metadata.zip scan Stage updates esxupdate -m https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/esx/vmw/vmw-ESXi-4.1.0-metadata.zip stage Enter Maintenance Mode vim-cmd /hostsvc/maintenance_mode_enter Apply updates esxupdate -m https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/esx/vmw/vmw-ESXi-4.1.0-metadata.zip update Exit Maintenance Mode vim-cmd /hostsvc/maintenance_mode_exit Finally Reboot reboot




VMware: Updating / Patching ESX Server

Okay, VMware patch day .. or, patch weekend. There’s this VMware update Service.. but we’ll take esxupdate – ‘the long way home’? not necessarily!…