How to add driver in VMware ESX ISO

How to add driver in VMware ESX ISO .

While installing or upgrading VMware Vsphere servers some time we have to add the drivers in the ISO .which is not available in the  ISO .

In example I have to add Nexus 1000v VEM module in the ESXi 5.5 update 3 ISO . Which required to upgrade my ESXi 5.0 and support current running my Nexus 1000v VSM.

1- we have to get VMware Vsphere 5.5 update 3 bundle as ZIP from VMware website .

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2-  Now create a folder and copy in it . in My Example I am copying in C:\Patch

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Manually Switching Nexus1000v Active VSM to Standby

Manually Switching Nexus1000v Active VSM to Standby

Use this procedure to manually switch an active VSM to standby in a dual supervisor system.
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Before beginning this procedure, you must know or do the following:
You are logged in to the active VSM CLI in EXEC mode.

You have completed the steps in the “Verifying that a System is Ready for a Switchover” section, and have found the       system to be ready for a switchover.
A switchover can only be performed when two VSMs are functioning in the switch.
If the standby VSM is not in a stable state (ha-standby), then you cannot initiate a manual switchover. You will see the following error message: (more…)

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