Friday, October 12, 2012

Upgrade vSphere 4.1 to 5.1 – vSphere Client Upgrade

Upgrading the vSphere client is probably the easiest of all the steps.

Launch the VMware vCenter Installer and select VMware vSphere Client.  Click the Install button to continue.


The installation of vSphere client 5.1 will begin.  Click OK to continue.

33_vSphere Client 5.1 Installation

On the welcome screen, click Next to continue.

35_vSphere Client 5.1 Installation Welcome

The next 2 screens are the patent agreement and EULA which you need to agree to continue.

Choose the folder to install the vSphere client and click Next.

38_vSphere Client 5.1 Destination Folder

Click the Install button to start the installation.

39_vSphere Client 5.1 Ready to Install

You will see the following screen if the installation has completed successfully.

42_vSphere Client 5.1 Installation Completed

Up next will be the VMware vSphere Update Manager upgrade.

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