In this episode, we will be highlighting 2 different methods in order to successfully upgrade VMware ESXi 6.7 to ESXi 7 Update 3.
This tutorial is designed to be an easy-to-understand step-by-step guide which you can use to upgrade your hosts to ESXi 7 Update 3.
Always read the release notes and upgrade guides before attempting any upgrades!
HOW TO UPGRADE TO ESXi 7
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Throughout the video, there are some questions about the ESXi 7 upgrade process. Don’t worry it’s nothing too hard and we will cover all the content beforehand.
Just a little bit of fun, can you get 100% correct? Were you paying attention? Feel free to post your score in the comments.
Below you can use the timecodes to jump to specific areas of the video
0:00 ? Intro
1:00 ? ESXi Hosts
1:45 ? Lifecycle Manager
3:14 ? Creating a baseline
5:20 ? Check compliance
5:59 ? Remediate
11:09 ? SSH to ESXi host
12:45 ? Download ESXi patches
13:37 ? Using WinSCP to upload patch
14:22 ? CLI upgrade command
17:31 ? BONUS ESXi critical and security patches