wb2
Contributor
Contributor

want to run vcenter 5.5 appliance

I'm currently at version 5.1 with no patches on my ESXi servers, with matching version of vcenter.  I can just download and install the vcenter 5.5 appliance or do I have to upgrade everything?  any white papers for the upgrade path?

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OscarDavey
Hot Shot
Hot Shot

Installing vCenter Server 5.5 best practices

Installing vCenter Server 5.5 best practices | VMware Support Insider - VMware Blogs

and here are some Methods of upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5


VMware KB: Methods of upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5

Hope that helped , if you need anything more let me know

Best regards

Your Oscar

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admin
Immortal
Immortal

Hello,

I would be great if you will fresh setup .it will save ur time ...

I am sending u a link to download file

Login to your host using vphere and deploye this file its very simple process to setup Vcenter 5.5

VMware vSphere with Operations Management

Download second OVF file..

I am sure it will help you and u will do this with success..

One more thing try to give good resources to vcenter as vcenter should have good resources...

Thanks

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abhilashhb
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

Hi I've written a blog post e explaining in detail how to upgrade from vcsa 5.1 to 5.5.

Follow the steps and you'll be able to upgrade To 5.5

http://vpirate.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/vsphere-5-5-upgrade-vcsa-from-5-1-to-5-5/

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