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VMware ESXi 6.5 and 6.7 End of Support Reminder

As originally announced by VMware in May 2022, the End of General Support for vSphere 6.5 and vSphere 6.7 is October 15, 2022. Technical Guidance for vSphere 6.5 and vSphere 6.7 is available until November 15, 2023 primarily through the self-help portal. During the Technical Guidance phase, VMware does not offer new hardware support, server/client/guest OS updates, new security patches or bug fixes unless otherwise noted. 

It is important to note that the end of support for vSphere 6.5 and 6.7 also means the end of general support for Windows based vCenter Server instances and for Flash based vSphere Web Clients.

NOTE: This announcement is not applicable for VMC environments and all the environments running VMware Cloud Foundation.

Important Support Dates:

VMware ESXi 6.5
End of General Support – October 15, 2022
End of Technical Guidance – November 15, 2023

VMware ESXi 6.7
End of General Support – October 15, 2022
End of Technical Guidance – November 15, 2023

VMware ESXi 7.0
End of General Support – April 2, 2025
End of Technical Guidance – April 2, 2027

VMware Health Check Assessment:

While it’s not mandatory to perform a health check before an upgrade, we recommend you first assess your IT environment to make sure the upgrade you choose is compatible to your infrastructure. If you need help with the assessment, contact an expert at andersenIT. We can provide a VMware Health Check Assessment, which includes:

  • Assessment of VMware configuration
  • Assessment of performance and capacity
  • Assessment of server and storage hardware
  • Assessment of storage networking and server networking
  • Assessment of data protection and disaster recovery
  • Review of VMware licensing and support
  • Review of hardware lifecycle and support
  • Written report of findings and recommendations

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