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Update vCenter Server 6.5 to 6.5U1

Two weeks after the release of vCenter Server 6.5.0e the new major release of vSphere 6.5 Update 1 was announced.

Release Notes could be found here.

My homelab VCSA is now running with the vSphere 6.5 Update 1 release. No errors and a quick installation.
Here is a little step by step guide for the update.

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vCenter Server 6.5.0e released

On July 15th VMware released the update for vCenter Server 6.5. The vCenter Server Appliance and the vCenter Server on Windows gets elevated to version “e” Build 5705665.

Release Notes could be found here

In my homelab appliance the update runs quickly and without failures. I’ve made a little step by step guide for the update.

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Upgrade the vSAN Witness Appliance

I’m using vSAN within my Homelab. In this post I explain the update (replacement) of the vSAN Witness Appliance. An update is a replacement in fact. You power up a new Witness Appliance, configures it, disable the Stretched Cluster and reconfigure this one with the new Witness.

Sounds to easy? But it is…

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Deploy vSAN Witness Appliance

This little post describes the deployment of the vSAN Witness Appliance.

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Update vCenter Appliance to 6.0.0 U2

The list of my articles with “Update vCenter Appliance” is growing :)

This article explains the update to version 6.0.0 U2 ( of the VMware vCenter Server Appliance.

In my older articles I described the updates for earlier versions

  • Update from the first version of vCenter Server Appliance 6 to the 6.0.0 U1.
    The update needs to connect an ISO image and CLI commands to be installed.
  • Update from version 6.0.0 U1 to 6.0.0 U1b.
    In this update was an error where the installation stucks at 70%, but in fact the update was complete. Only a manual reboot was necessary.

I prefer the update via Webinterface, but do also watch the progress with the console.

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