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VMware ESXi Cookbook by Aravind Sivaraman, Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen

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Installing Update Manager

The Update Manager server component can be installed on the vCenter Server or on different computers. For production deployment, install the Update Manager on a dedicated server. Following are a few of the prerequisites for the installation of the Update Manager server:

  • Create a database and a 32-bit system DSN if you are not using SQL Server Express Edition bundled with the installation.
  • Verify whether the database version is supported with your Update Manager installation.
  • Make sure that the Update Manager database and system DSN are configured with SQL Server authentication, if your database is located on the remote system. This is done because Windows authentication of the database located on a different machine is not ...

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