Update virtual hardware on a single VM. Then learn how to perform a mass upgrade of virtual hardware using Update Manager.
- [Instructor] In this video, … I'll demonstrate how to update the virtual hardware version … on a virtual machine. … And so, here you can see I've got a virtual machine running, … and I'm going to go to edit settings, … and under edit settings, you can see here … at the very bottom, I have the ability … to schedule a VM compatibility upgrade. … So right now, the compatibility of this virtual machine is … with ESXI 6 and later. … It's on virtual hardware version 11. … But virtual hardware version 13 supplies … some additional capabilities, and higher maximums … for memory and CPU. … So therefore, I might want to go ahead … and change the virtual hardware version to 13. … So what I can do is I can simply check this box, … reboot the virtual machine, … and the virtual hardware version will get updated. … That's the easiest, simplest way to do this. … However, if you have a large group of virtual machines, … this may not be the most efficient way. … So this is the first method that you have available to you. …
- Using VMware clients for vSphere 6.5
- Configuring settings using Update Manager
- Installing and updating VMware Tools
- Updating virtual machines
- Upgrading ESXi
- Upgrading Windows vCenter