Upgrading from vSphere 4.0 to vSphere 4.1 update 2

This weekend I decided to take the plunge and upgrade my vSphere 4.0 servers to vSphere 4.1 update 2. The upgrades went amazingly well, and I was amazed at just how easy it is to upgrade a cluster with VMWare update manager. The upgrade process took about 30-minutes per host, and I used the following two resources to guide me through the upgrade:

It’s amazing how big VMWare is getting. It seems like just yesterday I was running their desktop virtualization product, and people who didn’t have an extensive IT background would mumble “Virtual what?” Oh how times have changed.

This article was posted by Matty on 2011-11-26 14:21:00 -0400 -0400