VMware provides supported paths for migrating from vCenter Server version 6.5 and version 6.7 installations on Windows to vCenter Server Appliance 7.0 installations.
You can migrate the following deployments:
|Source Configuration||Target Configuration|
|vCenter Server 6.5 with an Platform Services Controller embedded instance on Windows||vCenter Server Appliance 7.0|
|vCenter Server 6.7 with an embedded Platform Services Controller instance on Windows|
|vCenter Server 6.5 instance on Windows|
|vCenter Server 6.7 instance on Windows|
You can use the GUI method or the CLI method to migrate your vCenter Server installation from Windows to an appliance.
- GUI Migration of vCenter Server with an Embedded Platform Services Controller to an vCenter Server Appliance
- GUI Migration of vCenter Server with an External Platform Services Controller to an Appliance
- CLI Migration of a vCenter Server Installation from Windows to an Appliance