Configure the connector appliance to point to the local Web server to perform an offline upgrade. Then upgrade the appliance.


  1. Log in to the connector appliance as the root user.
  2. Run the following command to configure an upgrade repository that uses a local Web server.
    /usr/local/horizon/update/updatelocal.hzn seturl http://YourWebServer/VM/

    To undo the configuration and restore the ability to perform an online upgrade, you can run the following command.

    /usr/local/horizon/update/updatelocal.hzn setdefault

  3. Perform the upgrade.
    1. Run the following command.
      /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn updateinstaller
    2. Run the following command to check the version of the available upgrade.
      /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn check
    3. Run the following command to update the connector.
      /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn update

      Messages that occur during the upgrade are saved to the update.log file at /opt/vmware/var/log/update.log.

    4. Run the updatemgr.hzn check command again.
      /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn check
    5. Check the version of the upgraded appliance.
      vamicli version --appliance

      The command should display the new version.

    6. Restart the connector appliance.

      For example, from the command line run the following command.


  4. Repeat the preceding steps for each connector appliance in your VMware Identity Manager deployment.


The connector upgrade is complete.