Offline upgrade from ESX 3.x to vSphere (ESX 4.x)

By | June 8, 2009

If you want to perform an offline upgrade of an ESX 3.x host to the new vSphere  host there are a few ways.

Using a DVD:

/root/ storage1

Using the DVD ISO: -i /vmfs/volumes/storage1/esx4.iso /vmfs/volumes/storage1

storage1 – should be a VMDK local datastore attached to the host.
storage1 – should be at least 8.4GB in size.

Read the full guide here.

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