After upgrading all VMware Cloud Director Availability components in both the local and in the remote sites from version 4.0, you perform post-upgrade steps. Reinstall the latest version of the VMware Cloud Director Availability plug-in for VMware Cloud Director by reentering the password of the VMware Cloud Director System administrator user.

Prerequisites

Verify that all VMware Cloud Director Availability components in both the local and in the remote sites are successfully upgraded.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management interface of the Cloud Replication Management Appliance.
    1. In a Web browser, go to https://Appliance-IP-Address/ui/admin.
    2. Select Appliance login or SSO login and enter the root or the single sign-on user credentials.
    3. Click Login.
  2. Reinstall the latest version of the VMware Cloud Director Availability plug-in for VMware Cloud Director.
    Skipping the plug-in installation in VMware Cloud Director results in the error message The requested API version is not supported by the server.
    1. In the left pane under Configuration, click Settings.
    2. Under Service endpoints, next to VMware Cloud Director address click Edit.
    3. Enter the VMware Cloud Director endpoint URL as https://VMware Cloud Director-IP-address:443/api.
    4. Enter the VMware Cloud Director System administrator user credentials and click Apply.
      For example, use administrator@system, where system is the VMware Cloud Director organization name.
    5. Verify the thumbprint and accept the VMware Cloud Director SSL certificate.

Results

The upgrade in the cloud site is complete and VMware Cloud Director Availability is ready for replications. For more information, see the VMware Cloud Director Availability User Guide.