troubleshooting Question

Esx 4.1 to 6.0 Migration

Avatar of Shane McKeown
Shane McKeownFlag for Ireland asked on
VMwareVirtualization
6 Comments1 Solution118 ViewsLast Modified:
Ok so my original server is a Poweredge R710 running ESX 4.1(not ESXi)
Its connected to a VCenter 4.1 VM(running on same host)

I've a new server(Poweredge R730) that I've installed ESXi 6.0 and also created a new VM with VCenter 6.0 installed

My question is - can I upgrade the ESX4.1 host to 5.5(think this is the latest version I can upgrade to that is supported) and then add that host to the new VCenter 6.0 VM on the new host...note I'm not worried about the data in the old VCenter4.1 instance so that's not relevant...

Just want to know if this step will work or am I missing something?

Cheers
Shane
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Log in to continue reading
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform for $9.99/mo
View membership options
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
See how we're fighting big data
The Value of Experts Exchange in My Daily IT Life

Experts Exchange (EE) has become my company's go-to resource to get answers. I've used EE to make decisions, solve problems and even save customers. OutagesIO has been a challenging project and... Keep reading >>

Mike

Owner of Outages.IO
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Member Since 2016
Join a full scale community that combines the best parts of other tools into one platform.
Unlock 1 Answer and 6 Comments.
View membership options
“All of life is about relationships, and EE has made a virtual community a real community. It lifts everyone's boat.”
William Peck

Member since 2004