April 22, 2018

Workaround For Disallowed CPU (56xx Series) in My R710 vSphere 6.7 Upgrade

<img src="/images/2018-04-22-vsphere-67-homelabs-unsupported-cpu/thumbnail.PNG#center" alt=“r710 Lives”;> TL;DR: The Dell R710 is a staple in the homelab community. Many individuals have indicated that their 11g (generation) CPU’s were not allowing them to upgrade to vCenter 6.7 due to the disallowed list located here. I was able to upgrade to vSphere 6.7 on my R710’s which use an L5630 (Westmere) CPU. I’ve seen evidence that many of the 56xx series CPU’s are still allowing upgrades, despite a warning being presented. Read more

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