8: I restarted the services and launched vCenter client and it only showed the local vCenter version. This new release of vSphere features a dramatically simplified experience, comprehensive built-in security, and a universal app platform for running any app. 0b (5178943). for this SSH service should be running on esxi server so esxi server can be connected through putty, and in the end of the day if you have company policy in place where they says SSH service should be disable after work is done (I have seen in ICINGA or Nagios monitoring tools if SSH services is. 5 using ISO ⇒ Video You can watch the video below to update vSphere 6. How to check firmware version on DL380 server? I would like to know firmware version of mainboard, fiber card and any hardware component. Adding hosts to vDS. This post will help you to find the vSphere versions & build number of your vsphere by various ways such as vSphere web client, vSphere Windows Client & Putty, VMware vSphere has many different version & builds available. Scroll the list of programs until you locate VMware vSphere Client 6. 1 the first Update is available since this weekend. The virtual machine hardware version appears in the VM Version column. ) To reset your ESX 4. 7 U1 is the last version which offers Windows-based vCenter Server. Those requirements, in the case of VUM, would be specific ESXi operating systems, patches, virtual machine tools, or virtual appliance patches. With the vSphere 5. The update process has been greatly simplified thanks to the Appliance Management tool which is also used to. Click vCenter. 5 (GA release) to latest available release which is vCenter Server 6. vCheck-vSphere. Version 13 hardware is not compatible with ESXi 6. Also, there is information on tools distribution mode – MSI, OSP, OVT or TAR Tools. Set up a protection group that contains the VMware VMs you want to back up, specify backup settings, and schedule the backup. 0b (5178943). How to Update VMware ESXi 6. 5 to vCenter 6. The goal of this article is to provide a quick estimate of the number of data movers needed to protect a vSphere environment for steady-state backup (that is, based on incremental forever backup technology) workload based on the size of the protected data. 5, the latest version of its industry-leading virtualization platform. start PowerCli with administrative right and connect to your vCenter. vCenter Operations Manager Info ----- Database Version = 1. Willian Lam has released a nice PowerCLI script to check your vSphere environment. It can issue certificates to VMware components i. Also, there is information on tools distribution mode - MSI, OSP, OVT or TAR Tools. [email protected] To update the vCenter Server Appliance from the virtual CD-ROM drive of the appliance, see Update the VMware. I love the report, but that is just too long for us. Patch VMware vCenter Appliance from VAMI. To put it plainly, VMware is phasing out the Windows version of vCenter. 0 ; What about the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) version 5. Say for example in your environment you have 2 vCenters. In this article you will learn some of the threats, how to mitigate them and how to attack. x to version 5. Now that you have configured a database, you can begin installing vCenter Server. vSphere Client Version: 4. I have started managing a VMware vSphere 5. How to Upgrade VM Hardware Version in VMWare ESXi In each new ESXi release, VMware updates the VM version and, consequently, the parameters of virtual hardware. I created a firewall rule to allow TCP 53440. Version 3 increased the time to run to be 1 hour 45 minutes. The user accounts have administrator rights in Windows & VMware. Curious about which version of Apache your site is running? Our short, one-minute tutorial can help you check which version your server is assigned to. Enter the vCenter Server 6. I will let you know how you can patch your 6. Once you have connected to your server, you can also check the version from Help / About. There is still no supported upgrade path from 6. To install NMAS in vSphere 6. [email protected] Even vSphere 6. After the deployment you have to go through some initial configuration steps. C:\>java -version java version "1. start PowerCli with administrative right and connect to your vCenter. 20000 version and 10244745 build number are correct. x to version 5. 0 vCenter Version: 4. This feature detects any misconfiguration of VLAN, MTU and NIC Teaming parameters across the virtual switch and the connected physical switch (access layer switch). I created a firewall rule to allow TCP 53440. In today’s post, we will discuss a Three Ways To Determine VM Hardware Version on VMware vSphere. 5, shipped on Oct. For VMware ESXi training, you can also use the virtualization software. Log in to Prism -> Click on the right Top on small user icon -> About Nutanix. VMware vCenter Release and Build Number History The following listings are a comprehensive collection of VMwares major management system, the vCenter Server. After opening it up, the first line will list the full version and build (see below), which we can then then use to cross check in the original KB article I linked to. Take advantage of vCenter Alarms and PowerCLI scripts to stay on top of VM snapshot and datastore space usage. sh file, try this command : Find out everything about Tomcat7. I created a firewall rule to allow TCP 53440. First we need to make sure we have the correct version. 1? Update the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) without internet. The new version can separately validate compatibility from collecting hardware information. 7 Update 2 build 13010631. 11000 build 6816762 to the latest 6. Previous years were pretty tough for VMware as the VCSA wasn't scalable, did not provide the full feature set, and was not optimized. Many people are opting for the appliance version of vCenter for the first time, and patching it isn’t like the Windows version, so I wanted to document my experience with how to install updates for the vSphere 6 vCenter Server Appliance. Instead, it’s showing as 6. vCenter, ESXi servers. 7U2, HTML client fails to load May 24, 2019 admin vSAN , vSAN Troubleshooting 0 Recently I have patched my lab environment from 6. x to version 5. Step 8 - Upgrade/Install SSO on primary. 5 includes the latest HPE Common Information Model (CIM) Providers, HPE Integrated Lights-Out (iLO) driver, HPE Compaq ROM Utility (CRU) driver, the HPE Agentless Management Service (AMS) and Fibre Channel (FC) HBA access libraries. Open Powershell. Introduction. 5 to vCenter 6. How to update vCenter Server Appliance. On April 17, VMware outlined new features in vSphere 6. 1? Update the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) without internet. 0 introduces a new default database for Windows installations, vPostgres. Line 33: Besides the timestamps, the script will also check if the username that appears in an user session login event, is one of the users that has an open vCenter session. 509 certificate from your trusted CA rui. cmd 9080 7. 0" The only usage that I think of this is that if in some cases you don’t want users to connect the vCenter through the vSphere client, you can change the exactVersion to a non-existent version. Click on Add. The resulting files for the SSO service from Part 2 are shown below with a short explanation: rui. If your vSphere environment is running version 6. There is still no supported upgrade path from 6. vCenter Server does include a version of Converter, however I've had better success in using the standalone version to do VM conversions as it is (typically) a newer version with more features than the one included. In this instance below, we’re looking at an install of VUM 6. Surely I'm not the only one who's upgraded to vCenter to version 6. 0 Update2b to v5. 5 to vCenter Server Appliance 6. Test Time – vCenter. Note that vmx-15 will only work on vSphere 6. I connected remotely to SQL express. 5 Update 2 to allow the drivers for Trend Micro Deep Security Manager to work on the ESXi hosts. At this point, the integrator is waiting to handle requests from related charms. 5 U1) before upgrading your host(s) to ESXi 6. 0 ISO Image from VMware web site. The Status column indicates whether the service started. This release includes the latest version of the HP Agentless Management Service Offline Bundle for VMware vSphere 5. After the deployment you have to go through some initial configuration steps. net Web site. 1 upgrade on a physical host when I ran across this little bugaboo that I wanted to share. Go to Summary Tab. 5 Update 1 (aka 6. vSphere just doesn’t have the capability to do that for you, no matter how convenient it. When enabled, layer 2 Ethernet frames are exchanged across the ESXi host uplinks each minute to detect misconfiguration. Those requirements, in the case of VUM, would be specific ESXi operating systems, patches, virtual machine tools, or virtual appliance patches. This list will grow over time and please feel free to let me know of any tools/utils that you feel should be on the list. 7 and vSAN 6. VMware: How to check HBA firmware version without rebooting ESX host February 25th, 2011 sanderdaems Leave a comment Go to comments I need to find out witch firmware version is running on my HBA without rebooting the ESX host. 2: Launch the autorun. 7 Update 2 build 13010631. crt – Minted PKCS#7 x. x Services Today while working on something I rebooted my vCenter server and post reboot when tried to connect to vCenter using Web client, end up with following error,. 11000 build 6816762 to the latest 6. This actually deploys a new vCenter Server Appliance with version 6. Overview of SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA on VMware vSphere: SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA in production is supported on VMware vSphere 5. After the installation of the product, you may need to add the new license to increase the capacity and you may need to remove the old license keys from the. To check the version of VMware Tools in a NetWare virtual machine: In X-windows, click Novell > Settings > VMware Tools for NetWare, then click the VMware Tools tab. Prior to updating vCenter ensure you have verified the compatibility of any third party products such as backups, anti-virus, monitoring, etc. 5 introduces one more tool called vmon-cli which, like service-control, allows you to manage services pertaining to vCenter. 0” and if you check plug-in’s version in the vCenter Extension Manager, it is also2. Internally within my company, there is usually a lot of discussion about how a customer goes about managing multiple vCenter servers. 0, in this post we'll learn the steps to install VCenter Server 6. 5 with a tool to disable TLS 1. I connected remotely to SQL express. x 60 day evaluation license:. 0 Update 2m vRealize Operations Manager (vROPS) 6. Be sure to check out my complete vSphere Update Manager and vSphere Upgrade Resources: All of these upgrades are quick and easy. 1, and the old vCenter server running 4. By Adil Arif on December 7, 2016 VIRTUALIZATION, VMWARE, VSPHERE, VSPHERE 6. If you click on specific version of SRA, you can check what firmware versions of storage arrays are supported: Checking general Interoperability. 5 Update 2 to allow the drivers for Trend Micro Deep Security Manager to work on the ESXi hosts. 0 Update 1, one of the new features that is available for both the vCenter Server for Windows and vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) is the ability to "repoint" the vCenter Server to a new or existing Platform Services. Scroll the list of programs until you locate VMware vSphere Client 6. Test Time – vCenter. Now that you have configured a database, you can begin installing vCenter Server. 5 to the server. Need to look deeper if this was because of vCenter version, or any vCenter configuration that did not trigger this. In this post I'll talk a little bit about what to consider before upgrading to vSphere 6. • VMware HealthAnalyzer OVF Appliance • VMware HealthAnalyzer 3. May 2013 0 How to…, Storage datastore, esxcli, storage, vaai status, vmware, vsphere If you want to know if VAAI is supported by your storage you should use the commandline tool "esxcli". 0 or above, you can easily migrate the vCenter Server to version 6. 7 with the migration tool provided with vSphere 6. How to Install vCenter Server 6. 5 can work with either VMFS5- or VMFS6-formatted datastores. If you are at all concerned with accessing the vCenter database then use a restored backup, it will have the same information in it and will act as a snapshot in time of the VMware environment. As a rule, in the new VM version new features appear, old bugs are fixed, etc. Step 4: On the iSCSI Initiator properties window, go to the “Dynamic Discovery” tab. The Log Insight virtual appliance should be deployed on an ESXi host version 5. If you have multiple vCenter servers, add the vCenter server containing the ESXi hosts where you will be deploying vShield Endpoint Manager. To update the vCenter Server Appliance from the virtual CD-ROM drive of the appliance, see Update the VMware. Determining ESXi version you are using from vSphere Web Client: Choose the ESXi Host which version & Build you want to find. Check out these articles for more details: vSphere SDK Compatibility, Wire Compatibility of Web Services, What’s Deprecated in vSphere 4. 0 on Windows 10 PC. With the release of ESXi 6. In the Hosts and Clusters view, click the ESX/ESXi host in the inventory. - Check VC Server log file with the latest date in C:\WINDOWS\Temp\vpx - ie. In this particular situation, a new physical vCenter server was being put into production at version 5. Hi all – a new issue has cropped up in the latest (or later) versions of Chrome involving the vCenter Server Enhanced Authentication Plugin. Open Powershell. For vCenter 6. Also, there is information on tools distribution mode – MSI, OSP, OVT or TAR Tools. 7: I went back and stopped the vCenter server service and re-ran the above task and it completed. After upgrading vCenter version to 6. Determining the build number of vCenter Server using the vSphere Web Client. Then, if you want to get certified, you can pay for the official VMware course and the test will be easier to pass because you’re not starting from zero if you’ve been watching Udemy training videos. Then I connected with SQL studio from my PC like this: vCenter-Hostname\SQLEXP_VIM,52775 OR vCenter-Hostname\SQLEXP_VIM,62668 Authentication: Windows Authentication. How can I get the version of the vCenter in the format of 4. 5, the vCenter Server Appliance is now running VMware's own Photon OS, which is a Minimal Linux Container Host, optimized for running on the VMware platform. 7 U1 won't be able to power on virtual machines (VMs) configured with this virtual hardware version. Enable SSH on vCenter Server Appliance 6 (VCSA) Posted by Mark Ukotic on June 14, 2015 Leave a comment (2) Go to comments If you're running the Appliance version of vCenter 6 at some stage you may want console access via SSH. 0, hosts included. 0 ; What about the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) version 5. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (x86_64) VERSION = 12 PATCHLEVEL = 3 # This file is deprecated and will be removed in a future service pack or release. 2: If you have migrated virtual machines from old version of vSphere to new version. 8, but some products were already 5. If you're coming from any version prior to 6. This free software is an intellectual property of VMware, Inc. 5 Browse: Home / 3 Ways to get VMware Platform Services Controller information from vCenter Server. Check which version of Powershell is being used, and if applicable update it to the latest release (version 5 at time of writing). If we reference the KB from earlier we know that we’re on the upgraded version and build number now. 5, I will show you how to upgrade vCenter Server Appliance 6. In vSphere Client, you can check both VMware Tools version (e. We need to pass right “featureMask” to this API in order to configure appropriate EVC mode on the VM. I'm a newbie to VMWare and just took over a site that's running ESXi version 6. 0 using the inbuilt upgrade. With every new release of VMware vSphere, there is a new VM hardware version introduced and the number increment on regular basis, every two years approximately. • Describe how vSphere fits into the software-defined data center and the cloud infrastructure • Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, networks, and storage • Use vSphere Client to access and manage your vCenter Server system and ESXi host • Compare virtual machine hardware version 14 to other versions. Also, there is information on tools distribution mode - MSI, OSP, OVT or TAR Tools. After the successful upgrade you will see above that setup is completed & your old vCenter Server successfully upgraded to the newer version of vCenter Server 6. Prior to updating vCenter ensure you have verified the compatibility of any third party products such as backups, anti-virus, monitoring, etc. Check vCenter version and. Before upgrading ESXi hosts, complete the vCenter upgrade and check the compatibility of the hardware from "VMware Compatibility Guide" Based on the compatibility matrix, consider to upgrade hardware BIOS firmware, drivers, HBA, NICs and partner vendor's software vibs or include them in the baseline from update manager. How to check the VMware Tools version across your Windows Server 2008 R2 farm… I was on a conference call today where someone asked if the server administration team could quickly get a "read" on the VMware Tools version across the server farm. Click the Summary tab. vSphere just doesn’t have the capability to do that for you, no matter how convenient it. Go to Summary Tab. It runs with no erros but Im missing a few plugins that don't show up in the report for example the datastore information…. 1? Update the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) without internet. Build 4512205 of the VC plugin is available, you can download build 4465893 for my. I connected remotely to SQL express. Check which version of Powershell is being used, and if applicable update it to the latest release (version 5 at time of writing). Hi all – a new issue has cropped up in the latest (or later) versions of Chrome involving the vCenter Server Enhanced Authentication Plugin. Please find the below link for reference. 0 support due to the ever growing list of vulnerabilities in it. Click yes to add the vCenter server. vCenter Server does include a version of Converter, however I've had better success in using the standalone version to do VM conversions as it is (typically) a newer version with more features than the one included. Howto Update vCenter Server from 5. The new version and build is 6. 5, Please read the following materials for details:. vSphere Client Version: 4. In most environments, the order of upgrading your VMware vSphere 6. 1, build=build-40644” – Optionally local the VI Client on the VirtualCenter server and select Help, then About:. vCenter comes in two versions: A Software to be deployed on a Windows Server (physical or virtual) A virtual appliance that is based on Linux (vCenter Server Appliance: VCSA) Since vSphere 6, the VCSA can manage more hosts and more VM and is more robust and. 1 VMware Configuration Manager is no longer included in vRealize Operations Standalone Advanced and Enterprise editions. If you are migrating exporting VM’s from 5. 5 a replacement for the Windows vCenter Server? VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 5. If you are at all concerned with accessing the vCenter database then use a restored backup, it will have the same information in it and will act as a snapshot in time of the VMware environment. 5 we have the most recent VM hardware version. With every new release of VMware vSphere, there is a new VM hardware version introduced and the number increment on regular basis, every two years approximately. And then I see there "monolithic. Run 'ls /proc/scsi/' and check the folder names: 12 comments to HOW TO: Find HBA WWN number on VMware vSphere ESX server. 0 Update 1, one of the new features that is available for both the vCenter Server for Windows and vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) is the ability to "repoint" the vCenter Server to a new or existing Platform Services. 5 Update 1 - you can see the release notes here. Was approached by someone on the security team to find out what version of OpenSSH was on some hosts that had been patched recently. x Standard license key(For ESXi), and click Next. 12 February 2009 by Simon Seagrave 9 Comments When visiting a client site and looking at their ESX/ESXi servers for the first time, one of the first things I look for is the ESX version they are running. info you can find a great Backup Interoperability Matrix to check this! Make a backup of your vCenter Server Database; Take care to know the following credentials (you will need them during the update): vCenter Single Sign-ON user + password. Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted. 0 (ESXi & vCSA. After the reboot we log back into the vSphere Appliance Management Interface (VAMI) for the vCenter VCSA and we check the Version and Build number. Step#2 - Assign License to Virtual Center. 5, Please read the following materials for details:. 5 Update 1 and just like vCenter there are a number of changes, updates, and fixes for ESXi as well in 6. There are heaps of cool things you can do with vSphere PowerCLI, including installing patches themselves. This guide is one example, where I will show you how to manage a VMware vCenter Infrastructure using the SCVMM console. I actually migrated my previous version of vCenter 5. I have seen some problems when running the wrong driver version against firmware version, so here is a guide how to find the information you need to check compatability on ESXI 5. Do no install. x and ESXi 5. 5 Describe how to upgrade vCenter Server 5. Postgres database is the default choice of the database in vCenter 6. VMware vCenter Converter Standalone is sometimes distributed under different names, such as "VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent". 2 vSphere Install Quickstart In this blog we will go over how to get you up and running with an OpenShift 4. In the Navigator pane, click Installation and Upgrade. To find out the Tomcat version, find this file – version. For vCenter Server To identify which version of vCenter Server you are running, type (including the quotes):. Nagios Exchange - The official site for hundreds of community-contributed Nagios plugins, addons, extensions, enhancements, and more! Vmware ESX & VM host - Nagios Exchange Network:. • VMware HealthAnalyzer OVF Appliance • VMware HealthAnalyzer 3. vCheck-vSphere. If you are migrating exporting VM’s from 5. 01100 and build number 6816762 (you can check KB2143838 for all vCenter build and version numbers - unfortunately VMware is a little behind to update this KB article). Before upgrading ESXi hosts, complete the vCenter upgrade and check the compatibility of the hardware from "VMware Compatibility Guide" Based on the compatibility matrix, consider to upgrade hardware BIOS firmware, drivers, HBA, NICs and partner vendor's software vibs or include them in the baseline from update manager. 1st Login to vCSA WEB UI via Browser (the URL would be https://vcenter-server:5480) 2nd Go to Update TAB and click on "Check updates" and then it will show you the current version and the new version available for update. Take advantage of vCenter Alarms and PowerCLI scripts to stay on top of VM snapshot and datastore space usage. Install vCenter Server. The way how to know version of an installed package varies for different programs. 7U2, HTML client fails to load May 24, 2019 admin vSAN , vSAN Troubleshooting 0 Recently I have patched my lab environment from 6. This is specific to a basic report using a Windows workstation and VMware vCenter. To compare the current driver for compatibility you will need to check VMwareHCL and VMware-vSAN-HCL respectively for your network card /driver and vSAN compatiblity for I/O Controller compatiblity with vSAN version / Host version , recommended driver/firwmare release , SSD / HDD compatibility and recommended version. 5 In today’s post, we will look at how to connect to embedded vCenter 6. #confirm with Y. 2: Launch the autorun. vCenter requirements:. As of this writing, vCenter 6. How to verify Dell MEM driver usage and version Posted on 13/07/2013 · Posted in Miscellaneous , VMware During a previous case with Dell support one question was on how to verify currently installed Dell MEM multipath driver version. Howto Update vCenter Server from 5. Version 3 increased the time to run to be 1 hour 45 minutes. 5U1f update has been found, click Install All Updates. Veeam Community discussions and solutions for: [ALL VERSIONS] Current version is 9. vCenter Upgrade Stage 2 - Upgrading source vCenter 6. License Keys of VMware Esxi and Vcenter Server. VMware vCenter Server provides a centralized platform for managing your VMware vSphere environments so you can automate and deliver a virtual infrastructure with confidence. ; After a few minutes, depending on the size of your environment, the VCSA 6. The Log Insight virtual appliance should be deployed on an ESXi host version 5. After the deployment you have to go through some initial configuration steps. local and the password you have provided earlier The following screen shows that the login to Web-Client is successful. The virtual machine hardware version appears in the VM Version column. Through a HUGE amount of hard work from VMware R&D we can now ship vSphere 6 Update 3 and vSphere 6. The first step is this process is to gather the version details of all the installations and plug-ins that you have and use the VMware Compatibility Guide. Curious about which version of Apache your site is running? Our short, one-minute tutorial can help you check which version your server is assigned to. 5 Update 1 August 16, 2017 August 15, 2017 / VMware / 4 Comments With the release of VMware vCenter 6. I love the report, but that is just too long for us. Thing is, a version number is just a name, often chosen more for its marketing value than its basis in software development reality. The goal of this article is to provide a quick estimate of the number of data movers needed to protect a vSphere environment for steady-state backup (that is, based on incremental forever backup technology) workload based on the size of the protected data. Here is an interesting bit: Although we have just upgraded VCE Plug-in for vCenter to v 2. For example, at the time of writing, there is no direct upgrade path from vSphere 6. Anyone know utility to use. Last month, VMware has released the vSphere 6. 5 with this version on 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th-generation poweredge servers. If you are not sure where is the version. vPostgres in vCenter 6. vSphere Host monitoring with Opsview Monitor provides 9 service checks for free space, CPU, health, interface status, memory, and temperature. 0 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VMware vSphere Client 6. This was a small vCenter and since there was no point of creating a new vCenter 6. 4 Build = 2199700 Log in to the vCenter Server that manages the license for vCenter Operations Manager, and apply the new vCenter Operations Manager 5. 5 Describe how to upgrade vCenter Server 5. 5, you will not be able to access the datastore after rollback. 5, I will show you how to upgrade vCenter Server Appliance 6. How to Install vSphere 6. 509 certificate from your trusted CA rui. 1 Update 1 Posted by fgrehl on April 29, 2013 Leave a comment (5) Go to comments About 6 months after the release of VMware vSphere 5. 0 and relies on the vSphere Health Check report for daily checks?. Telnet testing time tips Top Troubleshoot Ubuntu update vCenter version virtual VirtualBox virtualization vm ware vSphere. Welcome to LinuxQuestions. Enter the vSphere 6. There are a few things you can do. Steps to connect to iSCSI target Server using vCenter Server. As of this writing, vCenter 6. "Log for VMware VirtualCenter, pid=4928, version=2. Also, before you begin with the upgrade process make sure the following prerequisites are met: vCenter Server and its components on the protected site and the recovery site must be running version 5. I’m screwing around in my lab, so I didn’t. Login is 100% correct and it’s running 6. Which Platform Services Controller (PSC) is my vCenter Server pointing to? 09/21/2015 by William Lam 15 Comments In vSphere 6. It's as simple as that. vCheck-vSphere. 5 vCenter server. For View to be compatible with vCenter Server 5, View needs to be at version 5. Even the latest version of Windows OS is not listed in the supported OS. In my previous article, I walked you through the process of Getting Starting with the vSphere 5 vCenter Server Appliance. Click on Add. Check the file /etc /SuSE-release: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) VERSION = 11 PATCHLEVEL = 2 I use the vCenter 5. 1 that we started out with. Version 11 or lower is compatible. As always, before you begin, make sure you read the vSphere 6 upgrade guide (chapter 5: Upgrading and patching the vCenter Server Appliance). A new window pops up and then you can read Nutanix version, License type as well as NCC version installed on the cluster. If it were version, "U1" would the U1 identifier be in the Summary tab, General window, Image Profile: value? Only the build number can be see from the vSphere Client, With the build number we have to check the release notes to find if its U1, U2 or etc. It is also not included in vRealize or vCloud Suites. 2) are enabled by default on vCenter 6. This article explains the detailed procedure to explain 3 different ways to get VMWare Platform Services Controller (VMware PSC) from vCenter Server 6.