VMware announces general availability for vSphere 6.5

The most anticipated release for 2016 is here with vSphere 6.5! VMware made the bits available for download on Tuesday 11.15.2016.  Some of the highlights are:

  • vCenter sever 6.5
  • vSphere Client (HTML5)
  • ESXi 6.5
  • PowerCLI 6.5
  • VSAN 6.5
  • vRealize Log Insight 4.0.0
  • vRealize Operations Manager 6.4
  • vRealize Business 7.2.0
  • SRM 6.5
  • vRealize Replication 6.5

No vSphere 6.5 supported version of NSX yet, so if you have NSX implemented then you should not upgrade.

Important information before upgrading to vSphere 6.5:

https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2147548

VMware blog on announcement:

http://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2016/11/vmware-announces-general-availability-vsphere-6-5.html

Detailed list of product releases from William Liam:

http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2016/11/vsphere65.html

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