VMware vSphere 5.5 Upgrade

In this tutorial I guide you through how to upgrade an existing VMware vSphere 5.1 environment to VMware vSphere 5.5.

We run through upgrading:

  • Single Sign On
  • Inventory Service
  • vCenter Server
  • Web Client
  • vSphere Client
  • Update Manager
  • ESXi host
VMware vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 5.5

 

VMware vSphere 5.5 Upgrade Part 1. SSO and Inventory Service

 

VMware vSphere 5.5 Upgrade Part 2. vCenter Server, Web Client, Upgrade Manager and ESXi

 

References:

VMware – vSphere 5.5 Documentation

VMware – vSphere 5.5 Licensing

VMware – Product Interoperability Matrixes

Disclaimer:
All the tutorials included on this site are performed in a lab environment to simulate a real world production scenario. As everything is done to provide the most accurate steps to date, we take no responsibility if you implement any of these steps in a production environment.