The vCloud Usage Meter 3.5 is installed as a new appliance. After you install and configure the vCloud Usage Meter 3.5 appliance, you can optionally import data from vCloud Usage Meter 3.3.3 and 3.4.0 versions.
- Run the existing vCloud Usage Meter appliance until the end of that month.
- Use the data from the existing vCloud Usage Meter appliance for reporting for the month in which installation takes place.
- Shut down and then back up the existing vCloud Usage Meter appliance.
The vCloud Air Network Program stipulates that a Service Provider needs to keep usage data for 24 months going back from the current month.