If you created virtual machines with an earlier version of ESX or another VMware product, you can upgrade the virtual machine version.

1

Log in to ESX.

2

In the Inventory, select and power off the virtual machine.

3

Click Upgrade Virtual Machine in the Status section of the workspace.

4

Click OK to confirm that you want to upgrade the virtual machine.

After the virtual machine version is updated, you can configure it to use the features supported with the new version.