replicate from 5.1 to 4.1

Is it possible to run a guest OS running on ESXi 5.1 to a ESXi 4.1? The guest OS would be Linux RHES 6 64 bit.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes it is possible, provided that the Virtual Machine hardware version is 7.0. The Guest OS must also be supported by the Host.

see here

virtual machine hardware versions above 7.0 are not compatible with ESXi 4.1.

But you can convert, a VM using a V2V using converter.

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Mr TorturSystem EngineerCommented:
Hi tjguy,
to add some information - well this is quite difficult - to Andrew Hancock expert's comment, here is the link for VMware guest OS compatibility guide :

RHES 6 x64 seems to be supported in ESXi 4.1, but re-check yourself to be sure your exact version is fully supported.
tjguyAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys, this points me in the right direction, I had created that VM in version 7 so that I could run in 4.1, I just forgot.
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