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End of sales and support for the official image templates in Enterprise Cloud 2.0


Thank you for using NTT Communications Enterprise Cloud(ECL)service.

Please be informed of the end of sales and support for the official image templates of Enterprise Cloud 2.0 (ECL2.0).

End of sales and support for official image templates for Baremetal Servers / Dedicated Hypervisors

In the official image templates below, sales and support have ended from September 18th.

MenuOfficial image templateRegion
vSphere ESXi for BYOLESXi-5.5.u3a_64_BYOL_baremetal-server_01JP1/JP2/JP4/JP5/US1/UK1/DE1/SG1/HK1/FR1
vSphere ESXi

vSphere_ESXi-5.5.u3a_64_dedicated-hypervisor_01

JP1/JP2/JP4/JP5/US1/UK1/DE1/SG1/HK1/FR1
vCenter ServervCenter-Server_5.5_u3d_Standard_not-include-lisence_vSphere-ESXi_001JP1/JP2/JP4/JP5/US1/UK1/DE1/SG1/HK1/FR1

About the end of support for vSphere 5.5

For vSphere 5.5 series, our support will end with the end of the support period (EOSL) of VMware.

Therefore, the official image template “vSphere ESXi 5.5 and vCenter Server 5.5” for Baremetal Servers / Dedicated Hypervisors is no longer supported as of September 18.

About migrating vSphere 5.5

If you are using the official image template for the dedicated hypervisor, please follow the steps below to migrate from vSphere 5.5 to vSphere 6.x.

 

(1)About upgrading vCenter Server 5.5

If you are using vCenter Server 5.5, you need to upgrade vCenter Server to 6.x series before upgrading vSphere ESXi 5.5.

The managed vSphere ESXi must be less than or equal to the version of vCenter Server (Management Server).

(2)Deploy a dedicated hypervisor

Deploy a new dedicated hypervisor for vSphere ESXi 6.x. Please note that we do not distribute media to directly upgrade vSphere ESXi 5.5 to 6.x series.

(3)Virtual machine migration

Stop and migrate the virtual machine on vSphere ESXi 5.5 on the newly deployed vSphere ESXi 6.x hypervisor.

(4)Removal of the dedicated hypervisor for vSphere ESXi 5.5

Remove the existing vSphere ESXi 5.5 dedicated hypervisor.