Upgrade of NSX 6.2.4 to NSX 6.3.1


Welcome in the next from the Homelab upgrade series. Today as a part of the update we will cover upgrade of NSX 6.2.4 to NSX 6.3.1. VMware NSX 6.3.0 was the first release which supports vSphere 6.5. I already covered upgrade of ESXi 6.0 to 6.5 using different method along with vCenter Server upgrade.

Step by Step NSX Upgrade

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I haven’t been writing much about NSX so far, but I am working on an Internet of Things (IoT) Project where NSX is one of the core products. In Today post Step by Step NSX Upgrade, I would like to show you how NSX upgrade should be done.

vCenter Server 6.* Upgrade

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Even if you are running lab environment vSphere upgrades still have to be done. Same in my case. I wanted to upgraded my environment from vCenter Server 6.0.0 build 2559268 to vCenter Server 6.0 U1b build 3343019.

Upgrade vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.* to version 6

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Software life-cycle is incredibly important in every company and environment. As you probably know Microsoft finished support of Windows Server 2003 14 of July. After that you need extended support which costs a lot of money per server. If you want to avoid situations where your software is no longer support you have to invest time and money into upgrades.