After you upgrade vRealize Automation 7.1, perform any required post-upgrade tasks. Join Replica Appliance to ClusterAfter you complete the master vRealize Automation appliance update, each updated replica node is automatically joined to the master node. In case a replica node has to be separately updated, use these steps to manually join the replica node to the cluster. Port Configuration for High-Availability Deployments After finishing an upgrade in a high-availability deployment, you must configure the load balancer to pass traffic on port 8444 to the vRealize Automation appliance to support remote console features. Restore External Workflow Timeout FilesYou must reconfigure the vRealize Automation external workflow timeout files because the upgrade process overwrites xmldb files. Enabling the Connect to Remote Console Action for Consumers The remote console action for consumers is supported for appliances provisioned by vSphere in vRealize Automation. Verify That vRealize Orchestrator Service Is AvailableAfter you upgrade to the latest version of VMware vRealize ™ Automation, you must verify the connection between vRealize Automation and VMware vRealize ™ Orchestrator ™. Sometimes after upgrade you must restore the connection. Restore Changes to Logging in the app.config FileThe upgrade process overwrites changes you make to logging in the configuration files. After you finish an upgrade, you must restore any changes you made before the upgrade to the app.config file .