In this video, learn about the overall ESXi upgrade process, how to perform upgrades using the GUI, scripted upgrades, use ESXCLI commands, use Auto Deploy, and use Update Manager. Also, learn the proper sequence in which to upgrade VMware solutions.
- [Rick] In this video, … I'll talk about the different ESXi upgrade methods … that you have available to you. … And if you're planning on taking your VCP exam, … you want to basically have these upgrade methods memorized. … You want to know what options you have available to you … and some of the basic elements … of each of these upgrade methods. … So let's take a look at the documentation. … So here I am docs.vmware.com. … That's D-O-C-S .vmware.com. … Great documentation here. … We can choose between the different vSphere versions. … So as you can see, … there are a few different upgrade methods shown here. … We've got the interactive upgrade, the scripted upgrade, … ESXCLI, Auto Deploy, and Update Manager. … And if we switch to vSphere 6.7, … you're not going to to see any huge changes here. … Same upgrade methods listed. … We can either do interactive, scripted, ESXCLI, … Auto Deploy, or Update Manager. … So no major differences here … between vSphere 6.5 and vSphere 6.7. … Let's focus on the document for 6.5 for the moment. …
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.