After upgrading the VMware Cloud Director Availability On-Premises Appliance, complete the upgrade by reconfiguring the on-premises appliance with the vCenter Server Lookup service.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the management interface of the VMware Cloud Director Availability On-Premises Appliance.
    1. In a Web browser, go to https://On-Prem-Appliance-IP-address/ui/admin.
    2. Log in as the root user.
  2. Reconfigure the VMware Cloud Director Availability On-Premises Appliance with the vCenter Server Lookup service.
    1. In the left pane, click Settings.

      To ensure that you load the upgraded management interface and to avoid the The requested resource was not found error message, clear the browser cache. You can press Ctrl+F5 or Ctrl+Shift+R (Cmd+Shift+R for Mac) or clear the cache in the browser settings.

    2. Under Service endpoints next to Lookup Service Address, click Edit.
    3. In the Lookup Service Details window, enter the single sign-on user name and password, and click Apply.
  3. After upgrading to version 4.2 or later, uninstall the version 4.1.0 of VMware Cloud Director Availability vSphere Client Plug-In.
    1. Log in to the vSphere Client as a vCenter Server Administrator user.
    2. In the vSphere Client home page, click Administration > Solutions > Client Plugins.
    3. Select the VMware Cloud Director Availability plug-in version 4.1.0 and click Disable.
      Note: The VMware Cloud Director Availability On-Premises Plug-in with the current version remains enabled, deployed, and ready for use.

Results

The VMware Cloud Director Availability On-Premises Appliance is successfully upgraded and you can configure new replications. For more information, see the VMware Cloud Director Availability User Guide.