You can perform an in-place upgrade directly to App Launchpad from versions 2.0 and 1.0.


  1. Download the App Launchpad RPM package file to a location that is accessible from the App Launchpad machine.
  2. Open an SSH connection to the App Launchpad machine and log in as root.
  3. Replace the RPM package.
    rpm -U /path-to-new-RPM/vmware-alp-verson_number-build_number.x86_64.rpm
  4. Upgrade App Launchpad.
    If you are upgrading from version 1.0 to version, run the following command.
    alp upgrade --admin-user=Cloud-Director-system-administrator@system --admin-pass='Cloud-Director-system-administrator-pass'
    If you are upgrading from version 2.0, you do not need to provide credentials of a system administrator. Run the alp upgrade command.
  5. Restart the App Launchpad service.
    systemctl restart alp