If the ESXi server is not running Tanzu Kubernetes Workload VMs without the SR-IOV network adapter, follow these steps to upgrade the ESXi server.


  • Use one of the following methods to upgrade the ESXi server. For more information, see the VMware ESXi Upgrade Guide.
    • GUI installer

    • Scripts

    • ESXCLI

    • vSphere Auto Deploy

    • vSphere Lifecycle Manager

    The ESXi host is successfully upgraded and rebooted.