You can upgrade the VMware Smart Assurance Service Assurance Manager, VMware Smart Assurance IP Manager, VMware Smart Assurance MPLS Management Suite, VMware Smart Assurance Server Manager, and VMware Smart Assurance Network Protocol Management Suite in docker, by using the following steps:

  1. Invoke the following command, to copy the build inside the docker container:

    docker cp <build file> <container name>:<Path inside docker container>
  2. Run the following command, to login to the docker container:

    docker exec -it <container name> bash
  3. To perform upgrade on the Linux platform, refer to Chapter 5, “Performing an Upgrade,”.


    The regular upgrade procedure needs to be followed once the files are copied inside the docker. An upgrade installation needs to triggered inside the docker.