After upgrading the appliance, complete the upgrade by reconfiguring the on-premises appliance with the vCenter Server Lookup service.


  1. Log in to the management interface of the 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. Reconfigure the 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 and deactivate the VMware Cloud Director Availability plug-in version 4.1.0.
      Note: The VMware Cloud Director Availability plug-in with the current version remains active, deployed, and ready for use.


The appliance is successfully upgraded and you can configure new replications. For more information, see the User Guide.