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Upgrading vSphere 5.1 to vSphere 5.5 – Part 2

In the previous part we upgraded Single Sign-On, vSphere Web Client, vCenter Inventory Service and vCenter Server components using Simple Installer. In this part we will proceed with the upgrade of the remaining vSphere components which must be done manually. Remaining upgrade steps Upgrade vSphere Client Upgrade vSphere Update Manager Upgrade vSphere ESXi Dump Collector (optional) Upgrade vSphere Syslog Collector (optional) Upgrade vSphere Auto Deploy (optional) Upgrade ESXi hosts Upgrade vSphere Client Open the VMware […]

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Veeam Backup & Replication v7 R2 now available!

We got some news from our friends at Veeam today. The Veeam Backup & Replication v7 R2 is now available! This update delivers additional features and functionality described below. For VMware, support for: vSphere 5.5, including support for 62TB virtual disks; vCloud Director 5.5. For Microsoft, support for: Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and free Hyper-V Server 2012 R2, including support for Generation 2 virtual machines; Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 as guest […]

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Upgrading vSphere 5.1 to vSphere 5.5 – Part 1

The latest release of VMware vSphere (version 5.5) has been generally available for a while so it is time to look how to upgrade your vSphere 5.1 environment to vSphere 5.5. Make sure that you read and check the vSphere 5.5 Release Notes, the vSphere 5.5 upgrade guide, the Compatibility Guide and the Product Interoperability Matrix from VMware before you begin the upgrade process. Also, make sure your environment meets the software and hardware requirements. The […]