You can update your virtual appliance from an ISO file that the appliance reads from the virtual CD-ROM drive.

Prerequisites

  • Shutdown the machines the existing environment.

  • All CD-ROM drives you use in your upgrade must be enabled before you update a vRealize Automation appliance. See the vSphere documentation center for information about adding a CD-ROM drive to a virtual machine in the vSphere client.

Procedure

  1. Download the update ISO file from the vmware.com Web site.
  2. Locate the downloaded file on your system to verify that the file size is the same as the file on vmware.com Web site.
  3. Ensure that your virtual appliance is powered on.
  4. Connect the CD-ROM drive for the virtual appliance you are updating to the ISO file you downloaded.
  5. Go to the management console for your virtual appliance by using its fully qualified domain name, https://va-hostname.domain.name:5480.
  6. Log in with the user name root and the password you specified when the appliance was deployed.
  7. Click the Update tab.
  8. Click Settings.
  9. Under Update Repository, select Use CDROM Updates.
  10. Click Save Settings.