You can upgrade your VMware Identity Manager connector instance online to a specific version instead of the latest available version, if required.

About this task

Note:

To upgrade to the latest available version, see Performing an Online Upgrade to the Latest Version.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. Log in to the connector virtual appliance as the root user.
  2. Run the following command.
    /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn updateinstaller
  3. Run the following command to update the virtual appliance to a specific version.
    /usr/local/horizon/update/configureupdate.hzn provider --url https://vapp-updates.vmware.com/vai-catalog/valm/vmw/8F11A214-F782-11E1-B9EB-86776188709B/newVersion

    where newVersion is the version to which you want to upgrade, in the format n.n.n.n.

    • To upgrade to version 2017.7.1.1 (the connector released with VMware Identity Manager 2.9.2.1), use:

       /usr/local/horizon/update/configureupdate.hzn provider --url https://vapp-updates.vmware.com/vai-catalog/valm/vmw/8F11A214-F782-11E1-B9EB-86776188709B/2017.7.1.1
    • To upgrade to version 2017.12.1.0 (the connector released with VMware Identity Manager 3.1), use:

      /usr/local/horizon/update/configureupdate.hzn provider --url https://vapp-updates.vmware.com/vai-catalog/valm/vmw/8F11A214-F782-11E1-B9EB-86776188709B/2017.12.1.0
    • To upgrade to version 2018.1.1.0 (the connector released with VMware Identity Manager 3.2), use:

      /usr/local/horizon/update/configureupdate.hzn provider --url  https://vapp-updates.vmware.com/vai-catalog/valm/vmw/8F11A214-F782-11E1-B9EB-86776188709B/2018.1.1.0
    • To upgrade to version 2018.1.1.1 (the connector released with VMware Identity Manager 3.2.0.1), use:

      /usr/local/horizon/update/configureupdate.hzn provider --url  https://vapp-updates.vmware.com/vai-catalog/valm/vmw/8F11A214-F782-11E1-B9EB-86776188709B/2018.1.1.1

    Messages that occur during the upgrade are saved to the log files /opt/vmware/var/log/update.log and /opt/vmware/var/log/vami/updatecli.log.

  4. Check the version of the upgraded virtual appliance.
    vamicli version --appliance

    The new version is displayed.

  5. Restart the virtual appliance.

    reboot

  6. Repeat these steps for each connector instance in your deployment.

Results

The connector upgrade is complete.