You can update the vRealize Automation appliance without upgrading the IaaS components.

About this task

Use the procedure when you want to update the vRealize Automation appliance without upgrading the IaaS components. This makes it possible to quickly test the upgrade procedure.

Procedure

  1. Open a secure shell connection to the primary vRealize Automation appliance node.
  2. At the command prompt, run this command to create the toggle file:

    touch /tmp/disable-iaas-upgrade

  3. Access the primary vRealize Automation appliance management console and update the primary vRealize Automation appliance.
  4. Manually stop the IaaS services.
    1. Log in to your IaaS Windows server.
    2. Select Start > Administrative Tools > Services.
    3. Stop these services in the following order.

      Do not shut down the IaaS Windows server.

      1. Each VMware vCloud Automation Center agent.

      2. Each VMware DEM worker.

      3. The VMware DEM orchestrator.

      4. The VMware vCloud Automation Center service.