Updating virtualcenter

VCSA 6.5 has all of the functionality of the Windows v Center server including Update manager which had long been a reason why many had stayed with the Windows Server implementation of v Center.

As we mentioned in a previous post there are some really amazing improvements in v Center 6.5.

https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do? language=en_US&cmd=display KC&external Id=2134141 If you have not yet upgraded to v Center 5.5 Update 3b, I recommend performing the steps below to prevent this issue from affecting you. Then performing the steps above to prevent the issue from occurring.

In one of my first posts, I covered the salient aspects of v CSA 6.0 Update 1 as well as the steps required to install it.

Now you download the ISO image from VMware, mount the ISO, and browse the ISO.

I’ll start off with a table listing the v CSA build numbers related to this post. ) provides yet another method for retrieving the build info.This chapter excerpt on Upgrading to v Sphere (download PDF) is taken from the book Maximum v Sphere: Tips, How-Tos, and Best Practices for Working with VMware v Sphere 4.Solution providers can use this book to learn about v Sphere 4 storage, networking, performance monitoring and advanced features such as high availability, distributed resource, distributed power management and Vmotion.Fast forward a few months and v CSA 6.0 Update 2 is now available, making this post on how to upgrade to this latest release pretty much obligatory.I also briefly touch on how to upgrade – more of a migration really – v CSA 5.x installations.