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vCSA 5.1u1 Update in 7 Steps

In a recent post I showed you how to update your hosts from 5.1 to 5.1u1, whilst it was a nice and simple exercise you mustn’t forget that you also need to update your vCenter server (or in this case appliance). Following the steps below you will now update your vCSA appliance from 5.1 to 5.1u1. 1. Take a snapshot ...

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ESXi 5.1u1 Upgrade in 7 Steps

So with the release of ESXi 5.1 Update 1 recently it meant I needed to upgrade my home lab environment, using the following steps allowed me to do this really quickly and with little fuss. 1. Place the Host into Maintenance Mode and ensure that there are no running VM’s on the host. 2. Ensure you have SSH enabled   ...

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