I recently changed from Windows based VMware Update Manager (VUM) to Update Manager which is embedded in to the appliance of vCenter. In old VUM I had increased host reboot timeouts to allow host firmware patching during reboot without timing out remediation job. In appliance the vci-integrity.xml file located in “/usr/lib/vmware-updatemgr/bin”. You need to restart VUM service or appliance after the change.
Lines which need to be change are following:
Changed the values to:
This change allows me to patch ESXi host and install new firmware’s with a same reboot and with as least operations as possible.