vSphere 5.x

VMware vSphere 5.5 related links

vSphere Upgrade Center
VMware vSphere 5.5 Online Library  – Searchable Online Documentation for vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 5.5 Release Notes
VMware vSphere 5.x Documentation
VMware vSphere Data Protection Documentation
vSphere Command-Line Interface Documentation
VMware vSphere: What’s New Fundamentals [v5.5] – Free eLearning course from VMware Education

Product Information

What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.5 – Platform
What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.5- Quick Reference
What’s New in VMware vSphere Flash Read Cache
Host Power Management in vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere Replication 5.5 Overview
What’s New in vSphere 5.5 Storage
What’s New with vSphere Data Protection 5.5
Setup for Failover Clustering and Microsoft Cluster Service
Configuration Maximums for VMware vSphere 5.5
VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) resources

VMware vSphere VMFS-5 Upgrade Considerations
Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5.5
VMware vSphere 5 vMotion Architecture, Performance and Best Practices
vSphere High Availability Deployment Best Practices – This is from 5.0, but it still applies to 5.5
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch Best Practices

Knowledgebase Articles

Update sequence for vSphere 5.5 and its compatible VMware products
Installing vCenter Server 5.5 Best Practices
Methods of Installing vCenter Server 5.5
Installing vCenter Server 5.5 on a Microsoft Windows platform using the Simple Install method
Creating and using a Service Principal Account in vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5
Installing vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 on a Microsoft Windows platform
Installing vSphere Web Client 5.5 on a Microsoft Windows platform
Installing vCenter Inventory Service 5.5 on a Microsoft Windows platform
Installing vCenter Server 5.5 on a Microsoft Windows platform
Installing vCenter Update Manager 5.5 on a Microsoft Windows platform
Upgrading to vCenter 5.5 Best Practices
Methods of Upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5
Upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5 on a Microsoft Windows platform using the Simple Install method
Upgrading to vCenter Update Manager 5.5 on a Microsoft Windows platform
Installing or upgrading to ESXi 5.5 best practices
Methods of installing ESXi 5.5
Methods of upgrading to ESXi 5.5
Required Ports for vCenter Server 5.5
Unlocking and resetting the vCenter Single Sign-On (SSO) administrator password
vNetwork Distributed Switch – Concepts Overview
Understanding VMware Fault Tolerance

ESX/ESXi/VEM Update downloads – Requires “MyVMware” login

VMware Compatibility Guide

VMware vSphere 5.1 related links

vSphere Upgrade Center
VMware vSphere 5.1 Online Library  – Searchable Online Documentation for vSphere 5.1
VMware vSphere 5.x Documentation
VMware vSphere Data Protection Documentation
vSphere Command-Line Interface Documentation
VMware vSphere: What’s New [v5.1] – Free eLearning course from VMware Education

Product Information

What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1
What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1 – Platform
What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1 – vCenter Server
What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1 – Storage
What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1 – Networking
What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.1 – Performance
What’s New in VMware vSphere Storage Appliance 5.1
Introduction to VMware vSphere Data Protection
Introduction to VMware vSphere Replication

VMware vSphere VMFS-5 Upgrade Considerations
Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5.1
VMware vSphere 5.1 vMotion Architecture, Performance and Best Practices
vSphere High Availability Deployment Best Practices – This is from 5.0, but it still applies to 5.1
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch Best Practices

Knowledgebase Articles

Methods of installing ESXi 5.1
Methods of upgrading to ESXi 5.1
Installing or upgrading to ESXi 5.1 best practices
Installing vCenter 5.1 Best Practices
Upgrading to vCenter 5.1 Best Practices
Required Ports for vCenter Server 5.1
Troubleshooting Single Sign On (SSO) issues in vCenter Server 5.1
vNetwork Distributed Switch – Concepts Overview
Understanding VMware Fault Tolerance

ESX/ESXi/VEM Update downloads

VMware Compatibility Guide

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