Manually apply hotfixes and updates to XenServer 6.2

Posted on January 23, 2014 at 8:10 pm

Go to Citrix XenServer 6.2.0 Knowledge Center URL.


We will try to install this XenServer hotfix:

Hotfix XS62ESP1002 - For XenServer 6.2.0 Service Pack 1

Go to the hotfix URL:

Move with the mouse over the download button and capture the download URL:

Then login with SSH to your XenServer host, move to the root directory and type:

unzip -qq
xe patch-upload file-name=XS62ESP1002.xsupdate

You should see a text printed in the command prompt, it is the Patch UUID:


Now we need to find the Host UUID, open the XenCenter and select the XenServer host.

Go to General tab and save the UUID:


Or type this in the command prompt:

xe host-list --minimal

At this point, we are ready to install the patch, type this:

xe patch-apply uuid=%PATCH_UUID% host-uuid=%HOST_UUID%


xe patch-apply uuid=297f2f77-5603-4aaf-9e56-db49512d4592 host-uuid=12345678-0000-0000-0000-012345678901

You should see this as output:


Now you should reboot the XenServer host for the changes to take effect.

Updated on November 19, 2016 at 12:06 pm

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