How to Manually update ESXi

Download patch or update from VMWARE site

Move the ZIP file to ESXi datastorage. You can use vSPHERE Client to upload the file to datastore (right-click on datastore and select Browse Datastore)

Enable SSH on ESXi host (if is not already enabled, going to host\configuration\software\security profile)

Connect via SSH to ESXi host and run this command:

esxcli software vib update --depot=[path to uploaded patch].zip
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