To store and deploy the Upgrade ISO file for VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle, you create a content library in vSphere.

UI Procedure

  1. Log in to the management domain vCenter Server at https://<management_vcenter_server_fqdn>/ui as administrator@vsphere.local.
  2. From the vSphere Client Menu, select Content libraries.
  3. On the Content libraries page, click Create.
  4. In the New content library dialog box, make sure that management domain vCenter is selected, enter a name for the content library and click Next.

  5. On the Configure content library page, keep the default settings and click Next.
  6. On the Apply security policy page, leave the check box unselected and click Next.
  7. On the Add storage page, select the storage location and click Next.
  8. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.

PowerShell Procedure

  1. Start PowerShell.

  2. Replace the values in the sample code with values from your VMware Cloud Foundation Planning and Preparation Workbook and run the commands in the PowerShell console.

    $sddcManagerFqdn = "sfo-vcf01.sfo.rainpole.io"
    $sddcManagerUser = "administrator@vsphere.local"
    $sddcManagerPass = "VMw@re1!"
    
    $sddcDomainName = "sfo-m01"
    
    $contentLibraryName = "Operations"
  3. Perform the configuration by running the command in the PowerShell console.

    Add-ContentLibrary -Server $sddcManagerFqdn -User $sddcManagerUser -Pass $sddcManagerPass -Domain $sddcDomainName -ContentLibraryName $contentLibraryName -published