6 list the configuration options available for updating the os
Be sure to keep the order or upgrading in mind as many complex environments may be running many VMware products integrated with v Center Server.
Know at this point at least at the time of this post, NSX is not compatible currently with VCSA 6.7.
On the summary screen for Stage 1, be sure to review the configuration options and click Finish to begin the Stage 1 process of actually deploying the VCSA 6.7 appliance using the configuration options set in the preceding steps. The process of Upgrading to VMware v Center Server VCSA 6.7 is as straightforward as you would expect from the now very mature VCSA platform for v Center Server. There are no surprises here compared to the VCSA 6.5 upgrade.
The new look and feel of the installer with the Clarity UI is extremely nice however and makes the process that much more pleasing to step through.
A previous article provides an overview of the three types of VM Tools.
Recall that each ESXi host has a storage location for VM Tools installers, which is a configurable option and visibly referenced by the /product Locker symlink.
The first connectivity configuration that is made is connecting to the source VCSA appliance that you want to upgrade.
In my case in the home lab test environment, I have a test VCSA 6.5 U1g appliance that I am going to upgrade to VCSA 6.7.
In many cases, this will result in one additional reboot after VM Tools installation completes.Recall from the previous post that there are three types of VM Tools – the familiar Tools ISOs for all supported operating systems, plus two additional offerings in the form of binary packages for Linux.