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VMware: How To Rollback ESXi 4.1 to 4.0 Upgrade

October 2nd, 2010 7 comments

Sometimes it is necessary to rollback an installation of VMware ESXi, reverting to a previous installation. Last weekend I did this for testing in my home lab. It’s pretty easy…


^ My upgraded VMware ESXi 4.1.0 Build 260247 server



^ Reboot the host and press SHIFT + H to revert the rollback. Message:

Current hypervisor will premanently be replaced with build: 4.0.0.-164009. Are you sure?

Press Y (or SHIFT + Y) to rollback the upgrade

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