Determining build number on ESX 3.5.x hosts

In
some cases, after patches have been installed on a ESX host, different
build numbers are reported for different components of ESX Server. When a patch is applied, the build number of the
updated components will change. As a result, the ESX Server
installation can have different components at different build numbers,
depending upon which patch bundles have been applied.


#esxupdate query

Installed

software bundles:

  —— Name —— — Install Date — — Summary —
         3.5.0-64607    17:53:02 10/15/07 Full bundle of ESX 3.5.0-64607
For a differential list of rpms, use the -l/–listrpms option.

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