This vSphere Installation and Setup is updated with each release of the product or when necessary.

This table provides the update history of the vSphere Installation and Setup.

Revision

Description

EN-001986-05

Updated topic About the boot.cfg File to add a reference to an example.

Revised the steps in Download Auto Deploy Logs to download log files by using the Export Support Bundle... button.

Updated topic TCP and UDP Ports for the vSphere Client to remove port 903.

Updated chapter Preparing vCenter Server Databases for Install to improve the information about configuring external databases.

Updated topic Log in to vCenter Server by Using the vSphere Web Client to add the URL of the vSphere Web Client with the HTTPS port.

Updated topic Repoint vCenter Server to Another External Platform Services Controller to improve the task context and prerequisites.

EN-001986-04

Updated vCenter Server for Windows Hardware Requirements and vCenter Server Appliance Hardware Requirements to state that the hardware requirements for vCenter Server with an embedded Platform Services Controller and vCenter Server with an external Platform Services Controller are the same.

Updated Reconfigure Each vCenter Server Instance and Repoint It from an Embedded to External Platform Services Controller Instance to add a step for creating direct replication agreement between the embedded and the external Platform Services Controller instances if not present.

EN-001986-03

Revised the prerequisites and steps in Format a USB Flash Drive to Boot the ESXi Installation or Upgrade.

Updated Install the Client Integration Plug-In to improve the information about the location of the executable file.

EN-001986-02

Updated information on ports 389, 636, 11711, and 11712 in Required Ports for vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller.

Minor revisions of the examples in Create an Installer ISO Image with a Custom Installation or Upgrade Script and Boot Options.

Updated topics Set the Scratch Partition from the vSphere Web Client and Host Stops Unexpectedly at Bootup When Sharing a Boot Disk with Another Host to add an example for setting a directory path for the scratch partition.

Updated the psc_restore script name in Backing Up and Restoring a vCenter Server Environment section.

Updated topic Auto Deploy Best Practices to state that Auto Deploy is deployed together with the vCenter Server system.

Corrected URL in topic Create a Backup Job in vSphere Data Protection.

EN-001986-01

Updated information on number of vCenter Server instances in How vCenter Single Sign-On Affects Installation.

Updated topic Reconfigure a Standalone vCenter Server with an Embedded Platform Services Controller to a vCenter Server with an External Platform Services Controller and added Reconfigure Multiple Joined Instances of vCenter Server with an Embedded Platform Services Controller to vCenter Server with an External Platform Services Controller to improve the information about reconfiguring a standalone and multiple instances of vCenter Server with an embedded Platform Services Controller.

EN-001986-00

Initial release.