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A blog (mostly) about Enterprise IT upgrades.

Backup and Restore ESXi if Incompatible When Upgrading to 6.5

Incompatible Message

As part of the seemingly never ending upgrade cycle, the last of the VMware ESXi 5.5 stragglers are being upgraded. If you’ve been through this before, you’ll probably already know that if you’ve previously upgraded a host from an older version of ESXi to 5.5 you will likely get an incompatible warning like the image above when you try to apply your Upgrade Baseline for ESXi 6.5.

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