Upgrading to vSphere 6.7 U1

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Now let me start with this. Yes, this is another one of those upgrade blogs, yes I updated to 6.7U1 on day one of the release. This update is however in my lab environment. I do not care if it breaks, its a lab after all.

Do not blindly upgrade your environment, especially if it is production. Some key points to remember

Check hardware is on the Hardware Compatibility List – https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php Check other VMware products play nicely together – https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/sim/interop_matrix.php Make sure your 3rd party products play nicely with vSphere – https://twitter.com/gostev/status/1052300560228122624 is a good example and here https://www.veeam.com/kb2784


My lab consists of a vCenter 6.7 server and 4 ESXi hosts running vSAN. This blog post will show you the steps I took to get the lab upgraded to 6.7 U1.

The fun bit Step 1 – vCenter upgrade

Log into the vCenter VAMI interface. This is https://YourVCAddress:5480. Navigate to the software update section.

Select the latest software update and stage it to the vCenter server.

Once the update is staged it can be installed.

Click through the following screens.

Watch the status bar……

And you may see this on the screen following the completion

Want to learn more? Read the source post!