No updates can be applied to vCenter Server appliance

Possible error messages you get

When trying to upgrade from the web GUI https://vcenter:5480/ui/update you just get information that no updates are found.

When you try from the CLI with the command

Command> software-packages stage --url
you just get the message “Target patch version is not supported.”


The workaround is currently described by WMware here. If you in the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface, got to “Update” and the “Settings”, you can configure a custom repository. post2-image1

Here you enter the URL

Afterwards you can update to

And when that is done, if you switch back to the default repository, it will enable you to upgrade to


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