You can upgrade a vCenter Server for Windows instance with an embedded or external vCenter Single Sign-On to a vCenter Server Appliance instance with an embedded Platform Services Controller.
When you upgrade a vCenter Server instance with an embedded vCenter Single Sign-On on Windows, you upgrade the entire deployment at the same time.
- Download and Mount the vCenter Server Appliance Installer
- Assemble the Required Information for Upgrading vCenter Server on Windows.
- Upgrade a vCenter Server 5.5 Installation with an Embedded vCenter Single Sign-On or Upgrade vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 on Windows.