This vSphere Upgrade is updated with each release of the product or when necessary.

This table provides the update history of the vSphere Upgrade.




Updated Create an Installer ISO Image with a Custom Installation or Upgrade Script with new commands. An ISO that is generated with one of these commands supports UEFI secure boot.


Updated topic Known Limitations to state that you cannot add additional network adapters and settings to the target vCenter Server Appliance after migration.

Updated information about port 514 in Required Ports for vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller.


Updated topic vCenter Server for Windows Requirements to state that the local policy must allow assigning Log on as a batch job rights to new local users.


Updated ESXi Hardware Requirements to state that, starting with vSphere 6.5, VMware Auto Deploy supports network booting and provisioning of ESXi hosts with UEFI.

Updated Storage Requirements for the vCenter Server Appliance and Platform Services Controller Appliance to state that the storage requirements include the requirements for the VMware Update Manager that runs as a service in the vCenter Server Appliance.

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


Updated the keyboard command parameter from Default to US Default in Installation and Upgrade Script Commands.

Updated Preparing a vCenter Server Database for Upgrade to remove the vCenter Server Appliance, which, starting with vSphere 6.5, does not support external databases.


Initial release.