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Using vmware view agent 5.2, client 5.3 ESXi 5.1. How do I upgrade VM version 7 to the newest version? What is the newest version for ESXi 5.1?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 167 total points
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version 9.0 - ESXi 5.1
version 10 - ESXi 5.5

either connect to ESXi/vCenter Server and select VM, Upgrade Virtual Hardware, or via Web Client, and complete Upgrade Virtual Hardware.
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Are you talking about virtual machine hardware?

Here's the compatibility matrix:  http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2007240

To upgrade a VM:  Shut down the VM->right-click the VM->Upgrade Virtual Hardware.
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Newest version for 5.1 is 9.

Take a look at this article that will get you everything you need -

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1010675
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Splitting the points seems the fair thing to do here
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