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How to Migrate VM from one ESXi 6.0 Patch 5 to other ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 5 on different VC in Linked Mode

Please assist if this can be done with no downtime and what all rechecks/pre configurations are required

Right now it not allowing to migrate vm from 6 .0 to 5.5 on diffrenet VC , while VC version is same ie vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3b
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what is the error you are getting while migrating the machine.
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Migration from 6.x to 5.x is not supported , so do we have nay option to workout on same?
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VM Version is 10 and EVC is enabled with Intel® "Nehalem" Generation on source and destination Host
But Here Migartion  is required from 6.x to 5.5 on different vc
so down time is must here? to make like cold migration?
So processor compability is on the same level. Hardware version 10 is supported on esxi 5.5 as well. So you can proceed. Different VCs have nothing to do here. If you use Veeam quick migration there will be short downtime to migrate latest VM data. As it was mentioned on the link I've provided you.
But Here Migartion  is required from 6.x to 5.5 on different vc
so down time is must here? to make like cold migration?

depends which method you select, but there will be some downtime with any method.
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Try using this tool.

You can install it on the source VM, make an Image Based Backup, then perform a restore via bootable ISO.

It does support restoring to dissimilar hardware.
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