If your VMware Identity Manager virtual appliance has Internet connectivity, you can upgrade the appliance online.

About this task


The commands for upgrading online to version are different than the commands in earlier releases. Ensure that you follow these instructions to upgrade to version



  1. Log in to the VMware Identity Manager virtual appliance as the root user.
  2. Run the following updatemgr.hzn command.
    /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn updateinstaller
  3. Run the following command to check that on online upgrade exists.
    /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn check

    The command returns the latest version available.

  4. Run the following command to update the appliance to version
    /usr/local/horizon/update/configureupdate.hzn provider --url https://vapp-updates.vmware.com/vai-catalog/valm/vmw/5C08B358-F782-11E1-8F08-78776188709B/

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

  5. Check the version of the upgraded appliance.
    vamicli version --appliance

    The new version is displayed.

  6. Restart the virtual appliance.



The upgrade is complete.