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Is ESXi 7 and vCenter Server 7 supported on H500e and H500s?

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Applies to

  • NetApp Deployment Engine (NDE)
  • NetApp HCI
  • NetApp H500E
  • NetApp H500S
  • VMware vSphere 7


  • An external upgrade to vSphere 7 (using vSphere Update Manager) with NetApp HCI H500E Compute Nodes is currently supported.
  • An upgrade to vSphere 7 using NDE or scale is currently NOT supported.
  • H500S nodes are also supported as the storage nodes are dictated by the Element versions that it supports, which is 11.x -> 12.x.

Additional Information

Please refer to the Interoperability Matrix Tool for further guidance or contact NetApp Technical Support and reference this article.


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