Start the upgrade of vRealize Automation by upgrading the Management Agent on the IaaS components so that you can then push an upgrade on these nodes centrally from the vRealize Automation appliance management console.

About this task

You run the upgrade on each IaaS Windows virtual machine. You can start with the first IaaS Web server.

Region

Role

Fully Qualified Domain Name

Region A

vRealize Automation IaaS Web Serevr

vra01iws01a.rainpole.local

vra01iws01b.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation Model Manager Service

vra01ims01a.rainpole.local

vra01ims01b.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation DEM Workers

vra01dem01a.rainpole.local

vra01dem01b.rainpole.local

vRealize Automation Proxy Agent

sfo01ias01a.sfo01.rainpole.local

sfo01ias01b.sfo01.rainpole.local

Region B

vRealize Automation Proxy Agent

lax01ias01a.lax01.rainpole.local

lax01ias01b.lax01.rainpole.local

Prerequisites

  • Download the vRealize Automation IaaS Management Agent .msi file to the Windows host that you use to access the data center from product download page .

  • Verify that the primary Windows virtual machine of the IaaS Web Server, vra01iws01a.rainpole.local, satisfies the following requirements:

    • Installed Java SE Runtime Environment 8 64-bit update 111 or later

    • JAVA_HOME environment variable set to the Java home directory

Procedure

  1. On the Windows host that has access to the data center, log in to the IaaS Web server by using a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client.
    1. Open an RDP connection to vra01iws01a.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      rainpole.local\svc-vra

      Password

      svc-vra_password

  2. Copy the agent installer .msi file to the file system of vra01iws01a.rainpole.local.
  3. Navigate to the folder where you downloaded the IaaS Management Agent upgrade installer, and start the installer.

    The agent installation wizard appears.

  4. On the Welcome page, click Next.
  5. On the End User License Agreement page, accept the license agreement, and click Next.
  6. On the Management Agent Account configuration page, provide the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    User name

    rainpole.local\svc-vra

    Password

    svc-vra_password

  7. On the Ready to Install page, click Install and wait until the installer to completes the upgrade.
  8. Restart the Windows virtual machine.
  9. Repeat Step 1 to Step 8 on the other IaaS components.
  10. After you upgrade all IaaS nodes, log in to the vRealize Automation appliance management console and verify the build number of the management agent on each node.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vra01svr01a.rainpole.local:5480.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      vra_appA_root_password

    3. Click vRA Settings > Cluster and verify that each of the IaaS components has a ManagementAgent build number of 7.3.0.10750 or later.