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I had this question after viewing vCenter Server Appliance.

I realize one of the issues I am having is I am trying to install vCenter 5.5.   If I upgrade to vCenter 6.0 will that work with vSphere 5.1 and 5.5?  Also does the vCenter allow for upgrades form vSphere 5.1 and 5.5 to 6.0?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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I realize one of the issues I am having is I am trying to install vCenter 5.5.   If I upgrade to vCenter 6.0 will that work with vSphere 5.1 and 5.5?  

Yes, it will manage ESXi 5.1 and 5.5.

You can confirm this here

VMware Product Interoperability Matrixes

Also does the vCenter allow for upgrades form vSphere 5.1 and 5.5 to 6.0?

You can use update manage to update hosts.

HOW TO: Deploy and Install the VMWARE vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 (VCSA 6.0)
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Thanks again.  I think I will just use the vCenter 6.0.
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