You can upgrade your VMware Identity Manager Connector instance online. Use these commands to upgrade to the latest available version.

About this task

To upgrade to a specific version instead of the latest available version, see Performing an Online Upgrade to a Specific Version.



  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 check that on online upgrade exists.
    /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn check
  4. Run the following command to update the virtual appliance.
    /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn update

    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.

  5. Run the updatemgr.hzn check command again to verify that a newer update does not exist.
    /usr/local/horizon/update/updatemgr.hzn check
  6. Check the version of the upgraded virtual appliance.
    vamicli version --appliance

    The new version is displayed.

  7. Restart the virtual appliance.


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


The connector upgrade is complete.