vSphere Upgrade describes how to upgrade VMware vSphere™ to the current version.

To move to the current version of vSphere by performing a fresh installation that does not preserve existing configurations, see the vSphere Installation and Setup documentation.

Intended Audience

vSphere Upgrade is for anyone who needs to upgrade from earlier versions of vSphere. These topics are for experienced Microsoft Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and data center operations.