If your VMware Identity Manager virtual appliance has Internet connectivity, you can upgrade the appliance online. Use these commands to upgrade to the latest available version.

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

Prerequisites

Procedure

  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
  4. Run the following command to update the appliance.
    /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.

  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 appliance.
    vamicli version --appliance

    The new version is displayed.

  7. Restart the virtual appliance.

    reboot

Results

The upgrade is complete.