You can use vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager Easy Installer to migrate from older versions of vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that you have vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 2.1 version or later.
  • Legacy vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager must have SSH enabled for the root user.

Procedure

  1. From the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager Easy Installer, click Migrate.
  2. Enter the vCenter details where the new vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.4 is installed.
  3. Select the data center in the vCenter Server, Compute Resource, and Storage.
  4. Enter the network configuration details.
  5. In the Password configuration, enter the password which can be set to the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager root and admin password.
  6. Enter the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.4 VMname, Hostname, and the IP details.
  7. Enter the legacy vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager Hostname, Username, and Password.
  8. Click Submit.
  9. When the migration is successful, click the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager URL or the migration request to view the progress by logging in with admin@local with the password given in step 5.
  10. All the environments with data centers, vCenter Servers, Settings (such as NTP, DNS, and so on), content endpoints that are managed by older Lifecycle Manager are migrated and the environments are imported to the latest version.
    Note: During migration, installing or importing VMware Identity Manager is optional. Select Skip VMware Identity Manager install and import where the VMware Identity Manager integrated with Legacy vRLCM would not be imported toggle bar to enable this option.