Tag Archives: Upgrade

vSphere 6u2 – Lab Upgrade

This blog is only limited to vCenter and ESXi upgrade: Release notes: vCenter: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u2-release-notes.html ESXi: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-esxi-60u2-release-notes.html For those who do not know I am still using the Windows version of the vCenter Server (for not particular reason, maybe its loyalty because it went through a lot of upgrades and it grew on me ;-)). So… Read More »

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Upgrade SCCM 2012 to SP1

Recently I’ve been involved in upgrading one of our customer’s CCM setup to SP1 and here is my notes regarding the upgrade: First (On each site): Disable the maintenance tasks Delete Aged Client Operations and Delete Aged Discovery Data (Sites -> select site -> on top corner site maintenance). Back the CCM MSSQL databases. MSSQL… Read More »

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Issues when Upgrading from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.x

Lately I had a little project where I had to upgrade a VMware Infrastructure from 4.1 to 5.x along all went well, I did vCenter then the vSphere Client and finally I went for the ESX hosts. For product manageability purposes I did both via update manager and did an in place upgrade directly while… Read More »

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vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Upgrading vSphere 5.0 to 5.1 (HP’s iLO3 Style)

Well, we’re upfront again and we have something to update after working hours =). Without any further delay, mainly I’m going to state on how to upgrade your vCenter installation along with its components but when it comes to ESXi upgrade I actually used a pretty cool feature that is found on HP’s servers within… Read More »

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Upgrading Backup Exec 2010 to R3 SP2

Okay, so you use Symantec Backup Exec 2010 and you’re facing lots of problems including job rate issues well it seems that its the time you’ve moved on to R3 SP2 and clean the dust of your backup server. Okay, there are two ways to do this: 1- In place upgrade: This is a direct… Read More »

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