You can upgrade vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager as an in-place upgrade in VMware Cloud Foundation. The information in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager and its internal state will remain unchanged. To trigger the upgrade, download the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager upgrade bundle.

Prerequisites

Download the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager upgrade bundle. See Download Bundles.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to the Updates/Patches tab of the management domain.
  2. Run the upgrade precheck. See Perform Update Precheck.
  3. In the Available Updates section, click Update Now or Schedule Update next to the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager upgrade bundle.
  4. If you selected Schedule Update, click the date and time for the bundle to be applied.
    The vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager upgrade begins.
  5. Monitor the upgrade progress. See Monitor Updates.
    If the upgrade fails, you can delete the new VM and rename the old VM to its original name. After you resolve the issue, you can retry the upgrade.
    When vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is upgraded successfully, a message with a green background and check mark is displayed.
  6. Click Finish.

What to do next

Upgrade vRealize Log Insight and the vRealize Suite products from your pre-upgrade environment to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. See Upgrade vRealize Log Insight.