Don’t let the quiet times of the holiday’s fool you! vSphere 5.5 was released on 22-December 2013! vSphere 5.5 has seen the following release sequencing:
- VMware ESXi 5.5 22-Sept Build 1331820
- VMware vCenter Server 5.5 22-Sept Build 1312298
- vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 22-Sept Build 1312297
- VMware vCenter Server 5.5.0a 31-Oct Build 1378901
- vCenter Server Appliance 5.5.0a 31-Oct Build 1398493
- VMware vCenter Server 5.5.0b 22-Dec Build 1476387
- vCenter Server Appliance 5.5.0b 22-Dec Build 1476389
- (Click on image for Released Notes of 5.5.0b)
On Halloween we had vSphere 5.5 A come out. If you have not started your vSphere 5.5 upgrade, start with the B release; then do the hypervisor updates for ESXi.
VMware KB 2057795 has good upgrade information.