You can install vCenter Single Sign On, vCenter Inventory Service, and vCenter Server together on a single host machine using the vCenter Server Simple Install option.

This task continues the vCenter Server upgrade using Simple Install from the task Install vCenter Single Sign-On as Part of a vCenter Server Simple Install.

If Inventory Service is installed on the computer, this procedure upgrades Inventory Service.

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If you are upgrading or reinstalling an existing instance of Inventory Service, choose whether to keep the existing database or replace it with a new empty database.

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Click Install.

Inventory Service is upgraded, and the vCenter Server upgrade wizard starts.

Upgrade vCenter Server. Proceed to Upgrade to vCenter Server 5.1 as Part of a Simple Install.