Repost: VMware ESXi Release and Build Number History as of Dec 15 2017
The following listings are a comprehensive collection of the flagship hypervisor product by VMware. All bold versions are downloadable releases. All patches have been named by their release names. Please note that the ESXi hypervisor is available since version 3.5.
So I am still learning and when i went to download esxi i was unable to download version 6.5 and it would only allow me to download version 6, being a newbie and assuming there were no major differences beween version 6 and 6.5, I did so.
But now with hindsight i understand that was not the case and i am reposting this excellent article on VMwares build history to help you avoid falling in the same trap
So what’s the difference?
the main difference apears to be with vSphere, having moved from a client app system to a HTML5 interface, now seeing as its a complete interface change it would be better to learn that. But have no fear all is not lost, i now have the perfect opertunity to look into upgrade paths and learn about that!
Anyway keep tuned for the next insallment
Tchau for now.