In this video, learn how to update Virtual Hardware on a single vSphere 6.7 VM, and how to perform a mass upgrade of virtual hardware using Update Manager.
- [Rick] In this video I'll demonstrate … how to upgrade the virtual machine hardware version on a VM. … And here you can see I am looking at the summary screen, … for a VM call called the Win2016. … And this virtual machine was created, … with hardware version 13. … And so when I initially created this virtual machine … it was running on an ESXi 6.5 host. … That host has since been upgraded to ESXi 6.7. … And all of the hosts in my cluster, … are on ESXi 6.7. … So there's really is no reason for me to continue running … this virtual machine at an older version … of virtual hardware. … I may as well bring it up to the latest version … of virtual hardware, … so that it can support all of the latest maximums … and new features supported by that new version … of virtual hardware. … So there are a couple ways … that I can go about completing this upgrade. … Number one, … I could click on the ESXi host that it's running on, … and under updates I can use update manager. … And so, first I'll enable that feature, …
Note: This series is also designed to prepare candidates for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2019 (VCP-DCV 2019) exam.
This course was created by Rick Crisci. We are pleased to host this training in our library.