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Downgrading from vCenter Operations 5.6/5.7 to 5.0 (2039489)


This article provides information for existing vCenter Operations (vCOps) 5.0 customers who are interested in downgrading vCenter Operations 5.6/5.7 to vCenter Operations 5.0.


Existing vCOps 5.6/5.7 Customers
  1. Log in to My VMware and follow the path for Support.

  2. Click Get Support.

  3. Select Account Queries from the Product Licensing or Account drop down.

  • Along with the order number for vCenter Operations 5.6 / 5.7. An order will be booked for vCenter Operations 5.0 and an order acknowledgement will be sent.
  • Upon receipt of the order acknowledgement, you will have access to the downgraded vCenter Operations 5.6/5.7 keys on the license portal. These downgraded keys will not be associated to a support contract; the support contract remains with the vCenter Operations 5.6/5.7 license keys. In addition, these keys cannot be renewed or upgraded.

New customers purchasing vCOps 5.6/5.7

For new vCOps 5.6/5.7 orders, licenses are delivered with the software. There is no option to downgrade the license on the license portal and you must use the vCOps 5.6/5.7 license keys.

If you have any questions, contact VMware Support.

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