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TheFuzz4_net
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Upgrade to 5.1 but host still says 4.1

So I just completed (or so I thought) the upgrade to ESXi 5.1 from 4.1.  All of my hardware is compatible.  I did receive a warning during the migration that I had some VIP stuff loaded in 4.1 but what it was loaded for I didn't have. So the upgrade completed and when the host rebooted, I saw the new 5.1 boot screen, then after that completed loading and it went to the half grey/half yellow screen it says 4.1.  My Fat client for Winders also reads 4.1.  Is it possible that the upgrade didn't complete even though it said it did?  I put all of my hosts into suspend mode.  The only thing I didn't do now that I'm thinking about it, is put the host into maintenance mode.  Will that be a deal breaker and I"ll have to suspend all of my guests again?  Thank you all in advance for your help with this.

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akkayyakapisett
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Yes It is not upgraded, You need to upgrade it again.

Venkat

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Make sure that upgrade was successful by having a look at the update logs here : "/var/log/esxupdate.log".

~dGeorgey

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venkat_kapisett
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use vmware -vl command on the console of the server and check the status

Venkat

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TheFuzz4_net
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dGeorgey,

So it appears that I don't have that log file.

Venkat,

So it looks like it did not upgrade?

~ # vmware -vl

VMware ESXi 4.1.0 build-800380

VMware ESXi 4.1.0 Update 3

Should I run the upgrade again?

Thanks

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akkayyakapisett
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Yes It is not upgraded, You need to upgrade it again.

Venkat

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TheFuzz4_net
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So after re running the upgrade, I am now up to 5.1.  Thank you all for your help with this.

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