Each workflow is the recommended upgrade path while upgrading your vCenter Server 6.0 and 6.5 environment, that contains one or more host profiles with version 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5.

Upgrade Support Matrix

When you upgrade your vCenter Server from version 6.0 or 6.5 to version 6.7, you can keep your current ESXi host version and Host Profiles version. For other upgrade workflows, see the Upgrade Support Matrix.

Table 1. Upgrade Support Matrix

Upgrade Workflow

vCenter Server

ESXi host

Host Profiles

earlier than 5.5 -> 5.5 / 6.0 / 6.5 -> 6.7

Requires an upgrade

Requires an upgrade

Requires an upgrade

5.5 -> 6.7

Requires an upgrade

Requires an upgrade

Requires an upgrade

6.0 -> 6.7

Requires an upgrade

An optional upgrade

An optional upgrade

6.5 -> 6.7

Requires an upgrade

An optional upgrade

An optional upgrade