You can upgrade the on-premises vCloud Availability appliance by using an ISO image file that contains the upgrade binaries.
- Download the vCloud Availability 3.0.x Upgrade Disk Image VMware-vCloud-Availability-release_number-xxx-build_number.iso file from the My VMware download site.
- Copy the ISO image file to a datastore that is accessible from the vCenter Server instance that you use with vCloud Availability.
- Mount the ISO image to the on-premises vCloud Availability appliance.
- Log in to the vSphere Client in the site where you want to upgrade vCloud Availability.
- On the Home page, click Hosts and Clusters.
- Right-click the virtual machine that hosts the vCloud Availability component and select Edit Settings.
- On the Virtual Hardware tab, select .
- Follow the prompts and add the CD/DVD drive to the vCloud Availability virtual machine and select the Connected option.
- Upgrade the on-premises vCloud Availability appliance.
- Connect to the on-premises appliance by using a Secure Shell (SSH) client and log in as the root user.
- Set the virtual CD/DVD drive of the on-premises appliance as a repository that contains the upgrade files.
/usr/bin/sudo /opt/vmware/bin/vamicli update --repo cdrom://
- Check for upgrades.
/usr/bin/sudo /opt/vmware/bin/vamicli update --check
- Install the upgrade.
/usr/bin/sudo /opt/vmware/bin/vamicli update --install latest --accepteula
- Read and accept the end-user license agreement.
- Reboot the on-premises vCloud Availability appliance.