This section describes how to upgrade vCenter Servers to 7.0 U3f in Active, Passive, and Witness nodes, if your vCenter Server Appliance is configured in a vCenter High Availability (HA) cluster.



The upgrade sequence of the vCenter Server VMs must be Witness => Passive => Active.


  1. Patch the vCenter High Availability Environment.
  2. Patching vCenter Server Using the vCenter Server Management Interface.
    1. Log In to the vCenter Server Management Interface https://appliance-IP-address-or-FQDN:5480.
    2. Check for and Stage Patches to the vCenter Server Appliance.
    3. Configure the Repository for URL-Based Patching.
    4. Install vCenter Server Patches.


vCenter Server is upgraded successfully and all services are up and running.