After the cloud site is upgraded, you can upgrade the on-premises appliance. Follow the upgrade path and use an upgrade method according to the current vCloud Availability version. Then select a source repository for the upgrade files and upgrade the vCloud Availability On-Premises Appliance.
To upgrade the vCloud Availability On-Premises Appliance to the latest version, use the following upgrade methods according to the current vCloud Availability version.
|Currently Installed vCloud Availability Version||Next vCloud Availability Version||Upgrade Method|
|vCloud Availability 3.0.x||vCloud Availability 3.5.x||Use the service management interface, see Upgrading vCloud Availability On-Premises by Using the Service Management Interface.|
|vCloud Availability 3.0||vCloud Availability 3.5.x||Use the on-premises appliance command-line interface, see Upgrading vCloud Availability On-Premises by Using the Command-Line Interface.|
Selecting an Upgrade Repository
To upgrade vCloud Availability on-premises, you can configure the vCloud Availability On-Premises Appliance to download the upgrade files from the following source repositories.
|Default VMware repository||Use the default repository for environments that allow the external Internet access to the VMware repository.|
|An ISO image||Use an upgrade ISO file mounted in the virtual appliance CD-ROM drive for environments without an external Internet access.|
|A specified repository||Use a specified local repository as a content mirror where you can upload the upgrade files. Use the local repository for environments without an external Internet access.|