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tdubb123
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esxi 5.5 rollback to 5.1 not available at bootup

I am tyring to rollback a 5.5 installation update from 5.1 but shift + R on boot up does not give the 5.1 hypervisor

any idea? how do i get my 5.1 installation back?.

I did a direct upgrade using

esxcli software profile update for the upgrade

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parmarr
VMware Employee
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Please see the below existing threads to see if you get any help:

ESXi5.5 Downgrade

Downgrade ESXi 5.5 to ESXi 5.1

In addtion to it you can see the Reverting to a previous version of ESXi (1033604) | VMware KB

Sincerely, Rahul Parmar VMware Support Moderator
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