Upgrade VMware ESXi hosts This section defines the workflow to upgrade AMP hosts and compute hosts for VMware vSphere. Child TopicsUpgrade AMP VMware ESXi hostsUpgrade VMware ESXi hosts in the AMPs using VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) and the VMware VUM baseline. VMware vLCM single image upgrades are supported in VMware vSphere 7.0 U2 or later. Upgrade the compute VMware ESXi hostsLoad VMware ESXi ISO images into VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) to create baselines and perform VMware ESXi upgrades on compute hosts. VMware vLCM single image upgrades are supported in VMware vSphere 7.0 U2, or later. 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.