Benefits of updating vmware tools
It also significantly simplifies the v Center Server topology through v Center with embedded platform services controller in enhanced linked mode, enabling customers to link multiple v Centers and have seamless visibility across the environment without the need for an external platform services controller or load balancers.
v Sphere 6.7 Update 1 release also delivers the v Center Server Converge Tool that will help customers migrate their topology from v Center Server with External PSC into v Center Server with Embedded PSC, so customers can benefit from a simplified architecture with the same performance.
In-place host upgrades to ESXi version 6.7 are supported from v Sphere hosts running ESXi 6.0 or later.
Upgrade methods for upgrading your v Sphere hosts include using the ESXi Installer, the ESXCLI command from within the ESXi Shell, v Sphere Update Manager (VUM), and Auto Deploy.
Recommended Resources: You must obtain new licenses to deploy VMware v Sphere 6.7 if you are on a version older than v Sphere 6.0.
Refer to the v Sphere compatibility matrix for more information.Use the VMware Product Interoperability Matrix and review Knowledge Base article 53704 to identify versions of these solutions that are compatible with v Sphere 6.7.Refer to Knowledge Base article 53710 for the sequence to use when upgrading solutions and v Center Server (and its components).v Sphere 6.7 provides an efficient and secure platform for your hybrid cloud through: v Sphere 6.7 builds on the technological innovation delivered by v Sphere 6.5, and elevates the customer experience to an entirely new level.It provides exceptional management simplicity, operational efficiency, and faster time to market, all at scale.
Upgrades will be available on the portal shortly after VMware v Sphere 6.7 becomes generally available.