Upgrading ESXi from 4.1 to 6.0

It appears that a direct upgrade from ESXi 4.1 to 6.0 is not supported.  Does anyone know if I can upgrade 4.1 to 5.5, and then upgrade the same installation from 5.5 to 6.0?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes, that will work.

BUT, to be honest, we never like upgrades, and prefer, complete new installations.

Do you know if your server hardware is even on the HCL, a lot has changed since 4.1!

see my EE Articles


kharoldsenAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the reply.  I just checked the HCL and 6.0 isn't supported.  Looks like 5.5 is as far as this hardware will go.  Thanks again.
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