Vcenter-Upgrade-5.1to-5.5U3-Scenario

Version 1

    Scenario:

    Existing Vcenter installation:

    Host Name : vmwarevc01

    host IP : 192.168.3.5

    Domain : abc.com

    VC version : 5.1 U2

    SSO version : 5.5 U3

    ESXi : 5.1 U3

    Database : MS SQL 2008 sp2

    OS version : Wind2008 R2 SP1

     

     

    New VC installation:

     

     

    Host Name : vmwarevc02

    host IP : 10.32.4.5

    Domain : efg.com

    VC version : 5.5 U3

    ESXi : 5.1 U3

    Database : MS SQL 2008 sp2

    OS version : Windows 2012 R2

     

     

    Requirements : As you can see we are changing the IP of the VCenter host; we are upgrading new new version and we are also changing the Domain name.

      while we will still be connecting to the same Database.