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Upgrade ESXi from 6.5 to 6.7 via command line

Run this command to see the VMware online depot and list all profiles

[[email protected]:~] esxcli software sources profile list -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml | grep -i ESXi-6.7
ESXi-6.7.0-8169922-no-tools       VMware, Inc.  PartnerSupported
ESXi-6.7.0-8169922-standard       VMware, Inc.  PartnerSupporte

Run the upgrade with this command:

esxcli software profile update -p ESXi-6.7.0-8169922-standard  -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml

Then reboot server

Update ESXi 6.5 to ESXi 6.5.0d

Put the host into maintenance mode, ssh to the host, and then run below command:

esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient
esxcli software profile install -p ESXi-6.5.0-20170404001-standard -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml

Then reboot the host after installation finished:)