Method stage(VumVIInventory[] entities, VumBaseline[] baselines, VumPatchInfo[] patches)

Stages patches. Staging allows you to download patches from the Update Manager server to the ESX/ESXi hosts, without applying the patches immediately. You can stage patches to hosts or container objects such as clusters or datacenters.




Name Type Description
entities VumVIInventory[] Specify a host, cluster or datacenter to which you want to stage patches.
baselines VumBaseline[] Specify the patch baselines that you want to stage.
patches VumPatchInfo[] Specify the patches that you want to exclude from staging.