You can trigger a pre-validation check from the product UI before upgrading vRealize Network Insight within an environment. You can evaluate vRealize Network Insight upgrades and allow upgrade operation later. You can also validate the product compatibility matrix should be validated.


  1. Right click the vertical ellipses of an existing vRealize Network Insight product and select an Upgrade.
    The compatibility matrix information is loaded with new, compatible and incompatible versions with product that needs to be upgraded.
  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 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.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Click RUN PRECHECK to execute the File format and Version support from LCM.
    Once the precheck validation is completed, you can then download the report to view the checks and validation status. `
    Note: If you want to run the Precheck again after evaluating the discrepancies, you can select the Re-Run Pre Check. Pre-Check can also be performed using on Submit toggle button.