VMware: Easy upgrade to vSphere ESXi 5.1

 

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– Press [Enter] to continue

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– F11 Accept and Continue

 

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– Select the correct disk and press [Enter] to continue

 

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– Select the correct option ( Upgrade ESXi / Install ESXi, preserve VMFS / Install ESXi, overwrite VMFS) and press [Enter]

 

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– Confirm the upgrade (in my case) and press F11 to Upgrade

 

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– The upgrade process is finished, dismount the ISO and reboot the host

 

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The host is back online again and the upgrade is finished, build number: 799733 Smile

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6 thoughts on “VMware: Easy upgrade to vSphere ESXi 5.1

  1. Upgraded to 5.1 update 1! Thanks for the post.

    A question: how can upgrade my datastore from vmfs 5.54 to 5.58? I don’t see any things for to do it.

    thanks again.

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