Before you start the upgrade, take snapshots of the nodes of vRealize Log Insight so that you can roll their state back in the case of a failure during the upgrade process.

About this task

Table 1. vRealize Log Insight Virtual Machines

Region

Folder

Role

Virtual Machine Name

Region A

sfo01-m01fd-vrli

Master Node

sfo01vrli01a

sfo01-m01fd-vrli

Worker Node 1

sfo01vrli01b

sfo01-m01fd-vrli

Worker Node 2

sfo01vrli01c

Region B

lax01-m01fd-vrli

Master Node

lax01vrli01a

lax01-m01fd-vrli

Worker Node 1

lax01vrli01b

lax01-m01fd-vrli

Worker Node 2

lax01vrli01c

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. From the Home menu, click VMs and Templates.
  3. In the Navigator, expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local > sfo01-m01dc > sfo01-m01fd-vrli tree.
  4. Take a snapshot of each node in the cluster.
    1. Right-click the sfo01vrli01a virtual machine and select Snapshot > Take Snapshot.
    2. In the Take VM Snapshot dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      VMware Validated Design 4.1 Operations Upgrade

      Description

      -

      Snapshot the virtual machine's memory

      Deselected

      Quiesce guest file system (Needs VMware Tools installed)

      Deselected

    3. Repeat these steps for the other virtual machines in the cluster in Region A.
  5. Repeat the procedure for the nodes in Region B under the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local vCenter Server in the vSphere Web Client.