You can apply vRealize Cloud Universal subscription licenses for vRealize Automation 7.5 or 7.6 versions, that has hot fix lower than 23. For vRealize Automation 7.6 version that has hot fix 23 or higher, the license removal is automated in the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager UI.

Prerequisites

Ensure that you apply the required patches for vRealize Automation 7.5 or 7.6 versions.

Procedure

  1. Take a snapshot of the vRealize Automation virtual appliance and note the license key
  2. Log into the primary or master vRealize Auomation appliance as a root user.
  3. Run the following command.
    sudo -u postgres psql vcac
  4. From PLSQL, run the following command.
    delete from embeddedlicenseentry;
  5. Exit from PLSQL, and then restart vRealize Automation using the service vcac-server restart command.
  6. Expect a downtime of approximately 15-30 minutes when removing licenses or restarting the server.
  7. Navigate to the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager dashboard, and then click Environments.
  8. Select vRealize Automation 7.x product displayed on the Environments page, and then click View Details.
  9. Click Trigger Inventory Sync, and then click Submit.
  10. After a succesful request, you can select and add the new vRealize Cloud Universal license key.