If you maintain a stand-alone, external instance of vRealize Orchestrator for use with vRealize Automation, you must upgrade vRealize Orchestrator when you upgrade vRealize Automation from 7.1 or 7.2 to 7.3.

About this task

Embedded instances of vRealize Orchestrator are upgraded as part of the vRealize Automation appliance upgrade. No additional action is required for an embedded instance.

If you are upgrading a vRealize Orchestrator appliance cluster, see Upgrade a vRealize Orchestrator Appliance Cluster for Use with vRealize Automation 7.3.

Prerequisites

  • Install the Update on the vRealize Automation 7.1 or 7.2 Appliance and IaaS Components.

  • Unmount all network file systems. See vSphere Virtual Machine Administration in the vSphere documentation.

  • Increase the memory of the vSphere Orchestrator appliance to at least 6 GB. See vSphere Virtual Machine Administration in the vSphere documentation.

  • Take a snapshot of the vSphere Orchestrator virtual machine. See vSphere Virtual Machine Administration in the vSphere documentation.

  • If you use an external database, back up the database.

  • If you use the preconfigured PostgreSQL database in vSphere Orchestrator, back up the database by using the Export Database menu in the vSphere Control Center.

Procedure

Use one of the documented methods to upgrade your stand-alone vRealize Orchestrator.