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Hi All,

I want to know the steps to Upgrade vcsa , esxi and firmware.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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Well firmware of your host server, is based on the vendor make and model of server. So you'll have to tell us that, but usually you insert the CDROM/DVDROM into the Server, boot it from the media, and run the Firmware Update. - Yes this does involve shutting down ESXi and VMs.

Order of upgrade should be firmware, vcsa and then ESXi.

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Thank You Andrew.
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