vSphere 4.0 Update 03


  • Enhanced APD handling with automatic failover whenever the LUN rescan happens.
  • Inclusion of additional drivers — Includes the 3ware SCSI, Intel e1000e 1.1.2-NAPI drivers. For earlier releases, these drivers were only available as a separate download.
  • Updates VMware Tools WDDM, XPDM, and PVSCSI drivers.
  • Updated default settings for memory  size in the RHEL and Ubuntu 32-bit and 64-bit virtual machines

Detailed information regarding resolved and known issues and enhancements can be found at vSphere 4.0 Update 03 Release Notes.

Documentation & Release Notes

Release Notes:

ESX: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_esx40_u3_rel_notes.html

ESXi: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_esxi40_u3_rel_notes.html

vCenter Server: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_vc40_u3_rel_notes.html

Update Manager: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere4/doc/vsp_vum_40u3_rel_notes.htm

Release KBs:

VMware ESX 4.0, Update Release ESX400-Update03 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1031732

VMware ESXi 4.0, Update Release ESXi400-Update03 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1031736