View Upgrades provides instructions for upgrading from Horizon View 5.x (which includes 5.0.1, 5.1.3, 5.2, 5.3, and 5.3.1) to VMware Horizon™ with View™ 6.0. You can also use this guide when you upgrade to View maintenance and patch releases.

If you are also upgrading your version of VMware vSphere®, this guide tells you which steps of that upgrade to do at various stages of the View upgrade.

For View patch releases, see Applying View Patches.

Intended Audience

This guide is intended for anyone who needs to upgrade to this latest version of View. The information in this guide is written for experienced Microsoft Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.