Supported Update Sequence – vSphere 6.5

You can find VMware products which are compatible with vSphere 6.5 on the below post:

http://www.teimouri.net/compatible-vmware-products-vsphere-6-5/

If you need to update the mentioned products, you should upgrade the products according to the below sequence table.

Please consider that:

  1. You should start with lowest sequence number.
  2. If you need to update products with same sequence number, order doesn’t matter.
  3. Before you update vCenter Server, disable vCenter Server from vCloud Director. Also ensure that you stop or disable other VMware services so that they do not communicate with vCenter Server during the update process.
PSC / SSO
External 
vRAVCMvRBvCDNSX
Manager
NSX
Controllers
View
Composer
View
Connection
Server
VDPvCenter
Server
vROVRVUMvROPsVINvCCvRLIBDESRMESXiVSANVMware
Tools
NSX
Edge
NSX LFwNSX
Guest
IDS
View
Agent /
Client
Seq.1
222
3
4
55
6
7
8
99999
10101010
11
121212
131313

 

Sample VMware product upgrade scenarios

1st Scenario: VMware Horizon View

  1. If applicable, upgrade the External vCenter Single Sign-On / Platform Services Controller instance (sequence step 1)
  2. Upgrade View Composer (sequence step 5)
  3. Upgrade View Connection Server(s) (sequence step 6)
  4. If applicable, upgrade View Security Server(s)
  5. Upgrade vCenter Server (sequence step 8)
  6. Upgrade ESXi (sequence step 11)
  7. Upgrade VMware Tools (sequence step 12)
  8. Upgrade Horizon Agent or View Agent (sequence step 13)

The above scenario is very useful for admins that they want to keep update their VDI platform and deliver better experience to their users.

Davoud Teimouri

Davoud Teimouri is as a professional blogger, vExpert 2015/2016/2017/2018/2019, VCA, MCITP. This blog is started with simple posts and now, it has large following readers.

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