How to Check ESXi Host Version and Build Using the Web Client (6.5)

In this article, I’ll show you how to check a VMware ESXi Host Version and build number using the all-new Sphere Web Client.

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With the release of ESXi 6.5 the Windows “Fat Client” Is no longer available and all administration Is now done using the Web Interface.

Note: If you don’t have the Web Client and you are using ESXi 5, 5.5 or 6, you can use the Windows “Fat Client” to check the version using the following article: How To Check VMware ESX or ESXi Version and Build Number

To check the build number, Login to the Web Client

Locate your host and click on It, Click on Summary and you will the version number and build number (mark in red below)

In my case, I’m running ESXi 6.5, build 5310538