You start the upgrade from VMware Validated Design 4.0 to VMware Validated Design 4.1 by upgrading the Cloud Management Platform. You upgrade vRealize Automation, migrate the vRealize Orchestrator cluster from being external to embedded within vRealize Automation, and then upgrade vRealize Business for Cloud. Then you configure the components and solutions from the virtual infrastructure and operations management layer that are connected to the platform.

Results

In this version of this validated design, the external vRealize Orchestrator cluster is replaced with the embedded vRealize Orchestrator components in the vRealize Automation Appliances. The upgrade sequence of the Cloud Management Platform consists of the following steps:

Table 1. Upgrade Sequence for the Cloud Management Platform Layer

Order

Components

Sub-Component

1

vRealize Automation

vRealize Automation Appliances

vRealize Automation IaaS Components

2

Standalone vRealize Orchestrator (Deprecated)

Note:

vRealize Orchestrator will be migrated from an external cluster to being embedded in vRealize Automation.

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3

vRealize Business for Cloud

vRealize Business Server

vRealize Business Data Collectors

4

Post-Upgrade Configuration

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