You upgrade vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR components by using the service management interface of each of its components.

To upgrade to vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR 1.5, you can configure vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR components to download the upgrade packages from the following three sources.

  • Download from the default VMware repository.

  • Download from an ISO image file that is mounted to the CD-ROM drive of the component appliance.

  • Download from a local repository, on which you have uploaded the upgrade package.

The following table describes the three options.

Option

Description

Default VMware Repository

Use the default VMware repository when your environment allows external Internet access. This option is configured by default.

Use CDROM Updates

Use the CD-ROM drive of a vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR appliance when your environment does not allow external Internet access.

Use Specified Repository

Use a specified local repository as a content mirror when your environment does not allow external Internet access and vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR appliances are deployed to multiple datastores.