Which of the following are valid severity levels for host updates in vCenter Update Manager (Choose Three)?

Which of the following are valid severity levels for host updates in vCenter Update Manager (Choose Three)?

A.
Important

B.
Security

C.
Critical

D.
Moderate

E.
General

Explanation:
Table 6-2. Patch Details

Window Severity – Severity of the update. For hosts the severity status might be Critical, General, Security, and so on. For virtual machines the severity might be Critical, Important, Moderate, and so on

2 Comments on “Which of the following are valid severity levels for host updates in vCenter Update Manager (Choose Three)?

  1. Eric says:

    Doubt if these answers are correct in vSphere5..

    When I look in vCenter 5 update manager and create a new baseline these options are available when selecting Dynamic Host update.

    Severity:
    -Any
    -Low
    -Moderate
    -Important
    -Critical

    Catagory:
    -Any
    -Security
    -BugFix
    -Enhancement
    -Other

  2. Scott says:

    I want to agree with the above, and here is why. taken from this vmware article. These values in this question relate to only vsphere 4.x and below and have been changed for vsphere 5.x. so should this question be removed from the vcp5.x series Admin? or moved to a 4.x question set?

    http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2014447

    The Old Classification Scheme

    This classification system applied to ESX 3.0.x, 3.5 and 4.x.

    Security – The patches that belong to this category fix one or more potential security vulnerabilities in ESX. Immediately implement security patches to protect your system from these vulnerabilities.

    Critical – The patches that belong to this category fix flaws in the product that can potentially cause data loss or severe service disruptions. Immediately implement critical patches.

    General – The patches that belong to this category can include fixes for minor flaws, new driver updates, and non-intrusive enhancements. Evaluate general patches to determine if any resolved issues or enhancements benefit your system. Apply these patches as needed.


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