You create a product upgrade request using the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager API . Then you use the output from the request to pre-validate and upgrade any vRealize Suite product deployed in your environment.


Satisfy the following conditions before performing any tasks for this use case.
  • Use POST /lcm/api/v1/login to log in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.
  • Verify that you have a valid authentication token that matches your login credentials. See Request an Authentication Token.


  1. Create a request to upgrade a product in your environment.
    curl -X POST "https://LCM-HostName/lcm/api/v1/action/upgrade/product" \
      -H "accept: application/json" \
      -H "x-xenon-auth-token: $token" \
      -H "content-type: application/json" \
      -d "{ 
        "environmentId": "<Environment-ID>",  
        "productType": "<ProductType>", 
        "productVersion": "<Product-Version>", 
    Table 1. Input Parameters for Upgrade Product Request
    Parameter Description
    environmentId Environment ID is in the response to the request for a list of all environments managed by vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. See List All Products in an Environment.
    productType Supported vRealize Suite product name in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. For example: vra, vrbc, vrops, vrli, or vrni.
    productVersion vRealize Suite product version post upgrade. For example, if upgrading from version x.x.x to version y.y.y, the value is y.y.y.
  2. Examine the response to track the request.
    The output includes:
    • id = Product Upgrade Request ID
    • status = Product Upgrade Request Status
  3. (Optional) Monitor the status of the request with the Product Upgrade Request ID.
    curl -X GET "https://LCM-HostName/lcm/api/v1/request/status/<Product-Update-Request-ID>" -H "accept: application/json" -H "x-xenon-auth-token: $token"


An upgrade request is created and moves to INITIATED status.

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