In case you missed it, last week marked the end of general support for vSphere 6.5 and 6.7. This is the same regardless of whether you were using it for data centre services or EUC services like Horizon.
Please review this kb for more information on the end of support and upgrade advice
For those of you still running ESXi6.0, be aware that it goes end of life on 12th March 2020. If you haven’t already started making upgrade plans, you should.
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When rebuilding ESXi hosts, people tend to just go for the easiest option which is to wipe the disk array and completely reinstall the operating system. However, doing an in place upgrade from the command line is really simple. Here’s how it’s done: Continue reading “Upgrading to ESXi 6.5 from the command line” →
ESXi 6.5 is the latest update by VMware to its bare metal hypervisor. I know from experience that despite there being many updates in the versions, the installation has remained largely the same, so I was keen to see if 6.5 kept up the tradition. Continue reading “vSphere ESXi 6.5” →
ESXi has come a long way over the last few years in terms of features and functionality, but one of the other things VMware has done has been to dramatically simplify the hypervisor installer. ESXi v6 is by far the easiest version i’ve ever installed. Here are the steps: Continue reading “vSphere ESXI 6.0 Installation and Configuration” →