Installer-based upgrade- same host lists the products that are supported for upgrade to Version 10.1.0.

Table 1. Installer-based upgrade- same host

Upgrade from host A

Upgrade to host A

Multicast Manager 2.1.0.x, 2.1.1.x, and 8.1.4

Multicast Manager 8.1.5


To install additional components to an existing installation, you can perform an installation or an upgrade.

To upgrade to Version 10.1.0, you need to meet the requirements or perform the tasks that are listed in Upgrade installation requirements and tasks.

Table 2. Upgrade installation requirements and tasks
Before you upgrade

Review the release notes for important issues.

VMware Smart Assurance Multicast Manager Release Notes

Determine if the products are supported for your platform.

“Operating system requirements” on page 20

Determine if your system meets the hardware requirements.

“Hardware requirements” on page 22

Upgrade installation

Install the product.

“Performing an Upgrade” on page 35

After you install

(Optional) Update your license, if you installed additional products and they are not licensed features.

Otherwise, existing licenses are supported for 10.1.0 products. No user action is required.

“Obtain and install a temporary license file” on page 67

If your product is part of a deployment that requires the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2, a U.S. government computer security standard governing cryptographic modules, perform the procedure to upgrade products in FIPS mode.

“Upgrading 8.1.5 products in FIPS mode” on page 41

If you installed the products as services, start them for the first time.

“Starting services on UNIX” on page 67

Verify the current state of the products and the Broker.

“Verify the product status” on page 69