You can upgrade the on-premises vCloud Availability appliance by using the default VMware repository.

Prerequisites

Provide the on-premises vCloud Availability appliance with an external Internet access to the VMware repository.

Procedure

  1. Connect to the vCloud Availability appliance by using a Secure Shell (SSH) client.
    1. Open an SSH connection to Appliance-IP-Address.
    2. Authenticate as the root user.
  2. Check for upgrades.
    /usr/bin/sudo /opt/vmware/bin/vamicli update --check
  3. Install the upgrade.
    /usr/bin/sudo /opt/vmware/bin/vamicli update --install latest --accepteula
  4. Read and accept the end-user license agreement.
  5. Reboot the on-premises vCloud Availability appliance.
    reboot

What to do next

After you upgrade the on-premises vCloud Availability appliance, complete the upgrade with a post-upgrade configuration. For more information, see Configure vCloud Availability On-Premises Post-Upgrade.