Upgrade ESXI 3.0 to ESXI 5.5
Posted on 2014-10-10
We have configured two host in our environment
One is ESXI 3.0.2 and
Second is ESXI 3.5.0
We have configured total 8 VM's in both ESXI 3.0.2 and ESXI 3.5.0.
The base operating system of all 8 VM's is windows server 2003 and we have configured AD, Exchagne, SQL ,
WEB server in these 8 VM's
We have an older physical server that is running VMware VirtualCenter Server and this also provides the license server for VMware.
Now we are going to purchase new hardware for ESXI 5.5 and we need to move our current infra (All 8 VM's) with ESXI 5.5.
Shall we go for the Export vm from ESXI 3.0.2 and ESXI 3.5.0 and import in ESXI 5.5 ? Does it affect on Current VM's?