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HP ProLiant DL380e Generation 8 - Newb Questions

coasttech
Occasional Contributor

HP ProLiant DL380e Generation 8 - Newb Questions

I have been thrown into a sys admin job, I am looking to update the server from VSphere from 5.5 to 6. I pretty much have no VSphere experience or working with server hardware. 

I have sourced out that the latest ver of 6 is compatible. I have found something called the HP Smart Update Manager that should help upgrade the firmware/drives and vsphere as well?

Just hoping a kind soul out there can give some guidance here on where to start. Not sure If I should go this path upgrade using vmware software. 

Thanks!!