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Learning VMware vSphere by Rebecca Fitzhugh, Abhilash G B

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Upgrading vSphere Update Manager (VUM)

Upgrading to Update Manager 6.0 may only be done from Upgrade Manager 5.x installed on a Windows 64-bit operating system. During the upgrade process, the installation path and patch download location cannot be changed. If it is desired to modify these settings, Update Manager should be re-installed instead of upgraded.

To begin the upgrade process:

  1. Open the Window vSphere installer and select the Server option underneath vSphere Update Manager. Choose whether to Use Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express as the embedded database:

    Upgrading vSphere Update Manager (VUM)
  2. Press Install.
  3. Select the installation language:

  4. Select OK.
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