Before you upgrade the connector, perform these prerequisite tasks.

Prerequisites for Online Upgrade

Prerequisites for Offline Upgrade

  • Confirm that a connector upgrade exists. Check the My VMware Downloads site at for upgrades.

  • Verify that at least 2 GB of disk space is available on the primary root partition of the appliance.

  • Verify that the connector is properly configured.

  • Take a snapshot of your connector appliance to back it up. For information about how to take snapshots, see the vSphere documentation.

  • Configure the connector appliance to use a local Web server to host the upgrade file. See Performing an Offline Upgrade of VMware Identity Manager Connector.