vSphere 5.0 Update 2 released

This release of VMware vCenter Server 5.0 Update 2 offers the following improvements:

  • vCenter Server is now supported on Windows Server 2012
  • Additional Guest Operating System Customization Support – vCenter Server now supports customization of the following guest operating systems:
    • Windows 8
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Ubuntu12.04
    • RHEL 6.2
    • RHEL 6.3
  • vCenter Essentials no longer enforces vRAM usage limit of 192 GB
    With vSphere 5.0 Update 2, the Essentials and Essentials Plus licenses no longer restrict virtual machine power-on operations when the vRAM usage limit of 192 GB is met.

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Current builds:

  • ESXi 5.0 Update 2 Build 914586
  • vCenter Server 5.0 Update 2Build 913577
  • vSphere Client 5.0 Update 2 Build 913577
  • vCenter Server 5.0 Update 2 Installation Package  Build 923238
  • vCenter Server Appliance 5.0 Update 2 Build 920217

Last updated: 20 DEC 2012[/box]

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Artur Krzywdzinski

Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. He has been using, designing and deploying VMware based solutions since 2005 and Microsoft since 2012. He specialize in designing and implementing private and hybrid cloud solution based on VMware and Microsoft software stacks, datacenter migrations and transformation, disaster avoidance. Artur has been in IT industry since 1999 and consulting since 2008. Artur holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).

  • sree

    Hi,
    I upgraded my vcenter 5.0 update 2 recently released patches but i am getting my vcenter series 9717535 insted of 923238.
    please help..

    • artur_ka

      can you upload printscreen with builds versions from vSphere client?