Upgrade the first node in a vCenter Single Sign-On installation for high availability.
For more information about vCenter Single Sign-On, see How vCenter Single Sign-On Affects vCenter Server Upgrades and the vSphere Security documentation.
- Review Prerequisites for the vCenter Server Upgrade.
- In the software installer directory, double-click the autorun.exe file to start the installer.
- Under Custom Install, select vCenter Single Sign-On, and click Install.
- Follow the prompts in the installation wizard to choose the installer language, and agree to the end user patent and license agreements.
- Enter the password for the vCenter Single Sign-On administrator account.
- Click Install.
- All local operating system users. These users can be granted permissions to vCenter Server. If you are upgrading, those users who already have permissions keep those permissions.
- Contains all users who have administrator access to the vCenter Single Sign-On server. Initially, only the user administrator is defined.
To add other identity sources, such as a native Active Directory (Integrated Windows Authentication) domain or an OpenLDAP directory service, see Add a vCenter Single Sign-On Identity Source.
What to do next
Upgrade the second vCenter Single Sign-On instance. See Upgrade an Additional vCenter Single Sign-On Server for High Availability.