Dell EMC Converged Systems Upgrade Guide from VMware vSphere 5.5 to VMware vSphere 6.0

Use this guide to upgrade Converged Systems from RCM releases that support VMware vSphere 5.5 to an RCM release that supports VMware vSphere 6.0. This document also provides prerequisites and strategies to minimize system downtime.

See the RCM Portal on the Dell EMC Technical Resource Center for supported RCM releases for the Converged Systems.

This upgrade procedure is for Converged Systems that include the VMware vSphere Distributed Switch or Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch.

The audience for this document includes sales engineers, field consultants, advanced services specialists, and customers who need to upgrade their Converged System.

See the following table for information about other upgrade instructions:

To upgrade this product See this document
VMware vSphere 6.0 to 6.5 Dell EMC Upgrade Guide from VMware vSphere 6.0 to VMware vSphere 6.5
VMware vSphere 5.5 to 6.5 Dell EMC Converged Systems Upgrade Guide from VMware vSphere 5.5 to VMware vSphere 6.5
Cisco DCNM Dell EMC Converged Systems Upgrade Guide from Cisco DCNM 7.2 to Cisco DCNM 10.x
Vision™ Intelligent Operations Dell EMC Vision™ Intelligent Operations Upgrade Guide
One RCM release to another within the same RCM train, for example, upgrading from RCM release 6.5.x to the next 6.5.x release.

Dell EMC upgrade guide for the Converged System you need to upgrade

Note: In this document, the term AMP refers to both AMP and AMP-2.

The Glossary provides terms, definitions, and acronyms.