VMware has released updates to several products over the past couple weeks. Many of the updates take the version 5.1 products announced at VMworld 2012 to Update 1 (i.e. the first major service pack). The updates include bug fixes, security fixes, and functionality changes. Here’s what you need to know about the updates:
ESXi 5.1 Update 1
VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 Update 1 contains some functionality changes, a bunch of bug fixes, and some administrative changes.
First, ESXi support for several guest operating systems will be deprecated after this release. Those guest OSs include: