Wes-CoSo
Contributor
Contributor

Need an ESXi 6.7 license key

I've revived a Dell R520 to use as a lab machine.  Of all miracles, I actually managed to keep the CD that had the Dell-customized ESXi 6.7 installer Dell recommends for this machine.  I've got it up now, but I can't get the customer support portal to give me a license key.  When I pick ESXi 6.5 and go to "download and license," I end up on the 7.0 download page.

Am I just screwed?

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scott28tt
VMware Employee
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It makes sense that 6.x licenses are no longer available since it is no longer supported,

If you buy a current version licence, you can downgrade it.

 


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florions
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Please let me know how to downgrade the license from VMware 8.0 to 6.7. Any tutorial pls.? Is it possible to use the same license with version 6.7.?

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IRIX201110141
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  1. Log into Customer Connect Portal
  2. Select Manage Licenses
  3. Toogle the filter from "All" to "Downgradable"
  4. Select your Item and follow the wizzard

Again.. if you have a payed version of vSphere ESXi.

Regards,
Joerg

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