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VMware vSphere Design Essentials by Puthiyavan Udayakumar

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Design essentials for migrating ESXi

Migrating VMware ESXi 4.x to the latest version requires careful planning. The migration procedure will be affected by several factors—the version of VMware vCenter Server, the latest version of VMware ESXi, the compatibility of available hardware, boot considerations, and the type and destination state of data stores. We need a clear migration path. The outline of the migration plan is illustrated in the following section, and you can customize it according to your demands:

Design essentials for migrating ESXi

Pre-migration

The following pre-migration tasks should be performed prior to installing VMware ESXi on the host:

  • Validate that all prerequisites ...

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