ESX Fixlet Content

To get the Fixlet content for the ESX BigFix agent, subscribe your BigFix server to the appropriate Fixlet site.

To subscribe to a new Fixlet site, perform the following steps:

  1. Go to a computer with the BigFix console installed.
  2. Download the masthead.
  3. When prompted to open or save the file, click Open to open the BigFix console.
  4. Log into the BigFix console with your username and password.
  5. After you logged in, the BigFix console asks if you wish to subscribe to the Patches for ESX Fixlet site, click OK.
  6. Type your private key password and click OK.

    After the BigFix console subscribes to the site, it starts gathering new Fixlet messages from the site.

Note: Ensure that the firewall ports are opened.