Before the upgrade, you take a snapshot of each vRealize Log Insight virtual machine in the environment. If you must do a rollback of vRealize Log Insight to the previous state, use these snapshots to perform the rollback operation.

Table 1. vRealize Log Insight Virtual Machines

Region

Virtual Machine Name

Region A

sfo01vrli01a

sfo01vrli01b

sfo01vrli01c

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 by using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. Take a snapshot for each vRealize Log Insight node.
    1. From the Home menu, select VMs and Templates.
    2. In the Navigator, expand sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local>sfo01-m01dc>sfo01-m01fd-vrli
    3. Right-click sfo01vrli01a and select Snapshots > Take Snapshot.
    4. In the Take VM Snapshot dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      VMware Validated Design 5.0 Operations Management Layer Upgrade

      Description

      -

      Snapshot the virtual machine's memory

      Deselected

      Quiesce guest file system (Needs VMware Tools installed)

      Deselected

    5. Repeat this step for the remaining vRealize Log Insight virtual machines in Region A.
  3. Verify that the snapshots for each vRealize Log Insight virtual machine are successfully created.