Upgrade support from earlier versions of VMware Identity Manager to latest is only available if they conform to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager supported form-factor. Otherwise, the upgrade has to be performed outside vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. After upgrade, it can anytime be reimported by triggering Inventory Sync in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.0. For more information, see Installing vRealize Automation with Easy Installer.

Before you start the upgrade to 3.3.1, see VMware Identity Manager upgrade steps here.


Verify that you have taken a snapshot of VMware Identity Manager nodes.


  1. Navigate to Environments, on the environment page, click Upgrade .
  2. Under the Product details section, you can select the following repository type.
    Option Description
    Repository URL When you select this option, you can manually add the local upgrade file location in the Lifecycle virtual appliance.
    vRealize Suite Lifecycle Repository When you select this option, you can enter the upgrade path available after mapping the binaries through LCM.
    VMware Repository Select this option and select the version. The upgrade is performed using the online source.
  3. Click and run the pre-check.
  4. Click Submit.