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ESX 4 to ESXI 4

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I have ESX 4.1 and I would like to upgrade it to ESXI 4.1 is there a way to do this with out total reinstall
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You will need to do a full re-install.

If you have enterprise Plus you can take a host profile (assuming your VMs are not on local storage), reinstall ESXi, apply profile and you're done.
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If you wait for the next release (4.5???), VMware is planning on releasing a tool to migrate ESX to ESXi.
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This is what I thought

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