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Upgrading ESXi 4.1.0 to 5.5

Posted on 2016-08-23
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I am actually exporting the VMs in this 4.1.0 host, rebuilding the array and doing a fresh install of 5.5.

Are there any considerations for when importing back the VMs that were on 4.1.0?

Thank you!
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After finish the import process, I will recommend you upgrade the VMware Tools.
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You can optionally upgrade the virtual machine hardware, if you want to take advantage of new VM features,

BUT "as is" after import there should be no issues.
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Thank you, guys.  This worked just as you said.
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