How to update: VMware vCenter Operations Manager Enterprise Update 5.0.0 to 5.0.1

After a couple of month VMware released an update from the vCenter Operations Manager Appliance. Here is a little documentation about the update:

They resolved a couple of Issues:

  • scalability and performance improvements
  • default fromName in the Filter plug-in defaults to „Alive“
  • Email notifications with SSL or TLS are not supported

The full list of VMware vCenter Operations Manager Enterprise 5.0.1 Release Notes could be read here:

How to Update the vAPP:

  1. Download the PAK file from the VMware Downloads site:
  2. Log in at your vCOPS – Admin Site
  3. browse to „Update“
  4. select your downloaded PAK file (1) and click on the update(2) button
  5.  confirm that the update cannot revert to a previous versin
  6. Accept the license agreement an press OK
  7. Now confirm the Update
  8. After a couple of minutes the update finish


If you have a Error message after updating you vAPP like these:

VMware has already KB Article for this issue:



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