VMware vCenter Server upgrade considerations You cannot upgrade and migrate VMware vCenter Server 6.x on Windows to VMware vCenter Server 7.0 on Windows. The following table provides upgrade scenarios: Scenario VMware vSphere 6.x VMware vSphere 7.0 VMware vCSA with Embedded PSC VMware vCSA 6.x with: Embedded PSC Embedded database - vPostgres Internal VUM VMware vCSA 7.0 with: Embedded PSC Embedded database - vPostgres Internal VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) VMware vCSA with External PSC VMware vCSA 6.x with: External PSC Embedded database - vPostgres Internal VUM VMware vCSA 7.0 with: Embedded PSC Embedded database - vPostgres Internal vLCM If there are multiple VMware vCenter Servers in the same domain, complete upgrade steps on each VMware vCenter Server. If upgrading the AMP-VX or AMP Central components, first upgrade the management VMware vCSA and then upgrade all production VMware VCSAs. If deploying, upgrading, migrating, or restoring to VMware vCSA 7.0 release fails, see Troubleshooting a vSphere Upgrade. Parent topic Upgrade to VMware vSphere 7.0Some VxBlock System components are optional or specific to environments. If you do not have a specific component, skip that component. When the component is in a cluster configuration, upgrade the subordinate component before you upgrade the primary component.