VMware releases the vCenter Server Appliance ISO image, which contains installers for the vCenter Server Appliance.

This procedure describes how to download and mount the vCenter Server Appliance installer to perform convergence using the vSphere Client if you do not have external Internet access.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. From the VMware website at https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/downloads, download the vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 Update 2 ISO image.

    VMware-VCSA-all-version_number-build_number.iso

  2. Confirm that the md5sum is correct.

    See the VMware website topic Using MD5 Checksums at http://www.vmware.com/download/md5.html.

  3. Attach the ISO image to the CD/DVD drive of the vCenter Server Appliance.
  4. Mount the ISO to the /mnt/cdrom folder.
    mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom