VMware vCenter Update Manager Administration Guide vCenter Update Manager 4. This document supports the version of each product listed and supports all subsequent. Release notes for earlier releases of ESXi 6. Internationalization. VMware ESXi 6. 0 is available in the following languages English. French. German. Japanese. Korean. Simplified Chinese. Spanish. Traditional Chinese. Components of VMware v. Sphere 6. 0, including v. JM9.JPG' alt='Task Vmware Vsphere Update Manager Check' title='Task Vmware Vsphere Update Manager Check' />Center Server, ESXi, the v. Sphere Web Client, and the v. Sphere Client do not accept non ASCII input. Compatibility. ESXi, v. Center Server, and v. Sphere Web Client Version Compatibility. The VMware Product Interoperability Matrix provides details about the compatibility of current and earlier versions of VMware v. Sphere components, including ESXi, VMware v. Center Server, the v. Sphere Web Client, and optional VMware products. Check the VMware Product Interoperability Matrix also for information about supported management and backup agents before you install ESXi or v. Center Server. The v. Sphere Web Client is packaged with the v. Center Server. You can install the v. Sphere Client from the VMware v. Center autorun menu that is part of the modules ISO file. Hardware Compatibility for ESXi. To view a list of processors, storage devices, SAN arrays, and IO devices that are compatible with v. Sphere 6. 0, use the ESXi 6. VMware Compatibility Guide. Device Compatibility for ESXi. To determine which devices are compatible with ESXi 6. ESXi 6. 0 information in the VMware Compatibility Guide. Some devices are deprecated and no longer supported on ESXi 6. During the upgrade process, the device driver is installed on the ESXi 6. The device driver might still function on ESXi 6. ESXi 6. 0. For a list of devices that are deprecated and no longer supported on ESXi 6. KB 2. 08. 79. 70. Third Party Switch Compatibility for ESXi. VMware now supports Cisco Nexus 1. V with v. Sphere 6. Sphere requires a minimum NX OS release of 5. SV31. 4. For more information about Cisco Nexus 1. V, see the Cisco Release Notes. As in previous v. Sphere releases, Ciscso Nexus 1. V AVS mode is not supported. Guest Operating System Compatibility for ESXi. To determine which guest operating systems are compatible with v. Sphere 6. 0, use the ESXi 6. VMware Compatibility Guide. Virtual Machine Compatibility for ESXi. Virtual machines that are compatible with ESX 3. ESXi 6. 0. Virtual machines that are compatible with ESX 2. To use such virtual machines on ESXi 6. See the v. Sphere Upgrade documentation. Installation and Upgrades for This Release. Installation Notes for This Release. Read the v. Sphere Installation and Setup documentation for guidance about installing and configuring ESXi and v. Center Server. Although the installations are straightforward, several subsequent configuration steps are essential. Read the following documentation v. Sphere 6. 0 Recommended Deployment Models. VMware recommends only two deployment models v. Center Server with embedded Platform Services Controller. This model is recommended if one or more standalone v. Center Server instances are required to be deployed in a data center. Replication between these v. Device Drivers Interview Questions And Answers For Experienced here. Center Server with embedded Platform Services Controller models are not recommended. Center Server with external Platform Services Controller. This model is recommended only if multiple v. Center Server instances need to be linked or want to have reduced footprint of Platform Services Controller in the data center. Replication between these v. Center Server with external Platform Services Controller models are supported. Read the v. Sphere Installation and Setup documentation for guidance on installing and configuring v. Center Server. Read the Update sequence for v. Sphere 6. 0 and its compatible VMware products for the proper sequence in which v. Sphere components should be updated. Also, read KB 2. 10. Center Server. v. Center Host OS Information. Read the Knowledge Base article KB 2. Backup and Restore for v. Center Server and the v. Center Server Appliance Deployments that Use an External Platform Services Controller. Although statements in the v. Sphere Installation and Setup documentation restrict you from attempting to backup and restore v. Center Server and v. Center Server Appliance deployments that use an external Platform Services Controller, you can perform this task by following the steps in KB 2. Migration from Embedded Platform Services Controller to External Platform Services Controllerv. Center Server with embedded Platform Services Controller cannot be migrated automatically to v. Center Server with external Platform Services Controller. Testing of this migration utility is not complete. Before installing v. Center Server, determine your desired deployment option. If more than one v. Center Servers are required for replication setup, always deploy v. Center with external Platform Services Controller. Migrating Third Party Solutions. For information about upgrading with third party customizations, see the v. Sphere Upgrade documentation. For information about using Image Builder to make a custom ISO, see the v. Sphere Installation and Setup documentation. Upgrades and Installations Disallowed for Unsupported CPUsv. Sphere 6. 0 supports only processors available after June third quarter 2. Comparing the processors supported by v. Sphere 5. x, v. Sphere 6. AMD Opteron 1. 2xx Series. AMD Opteron 2. 2xx Series. AMD Operton 8. 2xx Series. During an installation or upgrade, the installer checks the compatibility of the host CPU with v. Sphere 6. 0. If your host hardware is not compatible, a purple screen appears with an incompatibility information message, and the v. Sphere 6. 0 installation process stops. Upgrade Notes for This Release. For instructions about upgrading v. Center Server and ESXESXi hosts, see the v. Sphere Upgrade documentation. Open Source Components for VMware v. Sphere 6. 0. The copyright statements and licenses applicable to the open source software components distributed in v. Sphere 6. 0 are available at http www.