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VMware vSphere 6 Install, Configure, Manage - Part 2: vSphere 6 Upgrading


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Upgrading to VMWare vSphere 6 requires attention to detail and a solid approach to achieve successful results. In this course, you will learn about the vSphere 6 upgrade requirements and how to approach the manual upgrade process. You will also learn about common upgrade recommendations and concerns with respect to vCenter and Update Manager upgrades.

Target Audience
Virtualization and cloud administrators who install, configure, and manage vSphere installations

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.4

Lesson Objectives

VMware vSphere 6 Install, Configure, Manage - Part 2: vSphere 6 Upgrading

  • start the course
  • identify prerequisites for upgrading to VMWare vSphere 6
  • recognize product licensing requirements for upgrading to VMWare vSphere 6
  • select the appropriate upgrade path or type for upgrading to VMWare vSphere 6
  • choose between performing a new installation or an in place upgrade to VMWare vSphere 6
  • describe how to determine system requirements for upgrading to VMWare vSphere 6
  • identify considerations with existing plugins and add-ons when upgrading to VMWare vSphere 6
  • describe important elements to consider prior to initiating an ESXi manual upgrade
  • describe the VMWare vSphere 6 installation upgrade process
  • complete the VMWare vSphere 6 installation upgrade process
  • describe VMWare vSphere 6 post upgrade actions
  • identify common vCenter upgrade concerns
  • describe vCenter Server Appliance upgrade recommendations
  • describe vCenter host and Web Client upgrade recommendations
  • use Update Manager to organize upgrade preconfiguration details
  • work with Update Manager to upgrade VMWare vSphere from 5.5 to 6
  • recall the importance of vCenter remediation
  • describe considerations for VM tools and hardware upgrades
  • describe and complete the vSphere 6 upgrade process, including vCenter and Update Manager upgrades
  • Course Number:
    vi_vhpp_a06_it_enus