Wissensdatenbank
Buehl, Kevin
22 Juli 2018
22 Juli 2018
1.609

Wissensdatenbank

VMware vCenter Server Appliance Upgrade von 6.5 auf 6.7

vCenter Server IntroductionvCenter Server Introduction

vCenter Server Introduction














vCenter Server IntroductionvCenter Server Introduction

vCenter Server Introduction


This installier allows you to upgrade vCenter Server Appliance (6.0 or 6.5), or Platform Services Controller 6.0 or 6.5 to version 6.7.

Upgrading the appliance is a two stage progress. The first stage involves deploying a new appliance to the target vCenter server or ESXi host. THe second stage completes the upgrade process bya copying data from the source appliance to the deployed appliance. Make sure you have backed up all data on the the appliance before starting with the upgrade process. Click Next, to proceed with stage 1.





End user license agreementEnd user license agreement

End user license agreement


Read and accept the following license agreement.











Connect to source applianceConnect to source appliance

Connect to source appliance


Provide the details for the source appliance that you want to upgrade: vCenter Server or Platform Services Controller.











vCenter Appliance targetvCenter Appliance target

vCenter Appliance target


Specify the appliance deployment target settings. The target is the ESXi host or vCenter Server instance on which the appliance will be deployed.










Set up target appliance VMSet up target appliance VM

Set up target appliance VM


Specify the VM settings fpr the appliance to be deployed.











Select deployment sizeSelect deployment size

Select deployment size


Select the deployment size for this vCenter Server with Embedded Platform Services Controller.












Select vCenter Appliance datastoreSelect vCenter Appliance datastore

Select vCenter Appliance datastore


Select the storage location for this appliance and click next.











Configure networt settingsConfigure networt settings

Configure networt settings


Configure network settings for this appliance.











Ready to completeReady to complete

Ready to complete


Review your settings before starting the appliance deployment.











Deploy vCenter ServerDeploy vCenter Server

Deploy vCenter Server


Upgrade - Stage 1: Deploy vCenter Server with an Embedded Platform Services Controller












Deploy vCenter ServerDeploy vCenter Server

Deploy vCenter Server


You have successfully deployed the vCenter Server with an Embedded Platform Services Controller.


To proceed with stage 2 of the deployment process, appliance setup, click Continue.

If you exit, you can continue with the appliance setup at any time by logging in to the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface https://IP-ADDRESS:5480/





Stage 2 IntroductionStage 2 Introduction

Stage 2 Introduction


This wizard allows you to upgrade a vCenter Server Appliance (6.0 or 6.5) with an embedded Platform Services Controller.

Upgrading the appliance is a two stage process. The first stage has been completed. The second stage copies data from the source vCenter Server Appliance to the deployed appliance. Make sure you have backed up all data on the source appliance before progressing with the upgrade process. Click Next, to proceed with stage 2.







Select upgrade dataSelect upgrade data

Select upgrade data


Select the data that you want to copy from the source vCenter Server.

The data sizes shown below represent only the data that will be copied to the target server. It does not correspond to the actual size of your data on the source server. The identity of the server will also be copied and the source server will remain unchanged.







Configure CEIPConfigure CEIP

Configure CEIP


Join the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program












Ready to completeReady to complete

Ready to complete


Review settings before completing the wizard.












Upgrade - Stage 2Upgrade - Stage 2

Upgrade - Stage 2


Upgrade - Stage 2: Data transfer and appliance setup is in progress
1. Copy data from source vCenter Server to target vCenter Server
2. Set up target vCenter Server and start services
3. Import copied data to target vCenter Server