Migrating from SSO HA 5.5 to PSC HA 6.5

This section outlines the process to migrate from a windows based SSO 5.5 HA to an Appliance based PSC 6.5 HA

Prepare your Load Balancer for PSC 6.5 HA

Prepare your load balancer for PSC 6.5 HA as per the section “Prepare a Load Balancer” in this guide.

Note: As you are migrating from an existing SSO 5.5 HA installation you may already have a portion of your Load Balancer already configured and a VIP for port 7444. You must ensure that the VIP for port 7444 remains until all vCenter Server 5.5 instances are upgrade to 6.5

Migrate each SSO 5.5 to PSC Appliance 6.5

1. Migrate the first Windows based SSO 5.5 server to an Appliance based PSC 6.5

2. Migrate the second Windows based SSO 5.5 server to an Appliance based PSC 6.5

Refer to the documentation on performing Windows to Appliance migrations.

Configure PSC 6.5 HA

Configure the migrated PSC 6.5 machines for PSC 6.5 HA as per the section “Run the PSC HA 6.5 Scripts” in this guide.

Migrate vCenter Server 5.5 to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5

1. Migrate the Windows based vCenter Server 5.5 server to an Appliance based vCenter Server 6.5

2. Repeat for any additional vCenter Server 5.5 instances in this SSO Domain.

Refer to the documentation on performing Windows to Appliance migrations.