Updating vmware esxi
Although the installations are straightforward, several subsequent configuration steps are essential.Read the following documentation: You cannot directly migrate third-party solutions installed on an ESX or ESXi host as part of a host upgrade.Virtual machines that are compatible with ESX 3.x and later (hardware version 4) are supported with ESXi 5.5 Update 1.Virtual machines that are compatible with ESX 2.x and later (hardware version 3) are not supported.For information about upgrading your host 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.
You can also download the source files for any GPL, LGPL, or other similar licenses that require the source code or modifications to source code to be made available for the most recent available release of v Sphere.
This release contains all bulletins for ESXi that were released earlier to the release date of this product.
See the VMware Download Patches page for more information about the individual bulletins.
Some devices are deprecated and no longer supported on ESXi 5.5 and later.
During the upgrade process, the device driver is installed on the ESXi 5.5.x host.
Fix Central provides software updates for a specified system and operating system.