VMware View Upgrades provides instructions for upgrading from VMware® View™ 4.6.x or 5.0.x to View 5.1. You can also use this guide when you upgrade to View 5.1 maintenance and patch releases.

If you are also upgrading your version of vSphere, this guide tells you which steps of that upgrade to do at various stages of the VMware View upgrade.

For VMware View 5.1 patch releases, see Applying VMware View Patches.

This guide is intended for anyone who needs to upgrade to View 5.1. The information in this guide is written for experienced Microsoft Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.