You can download the update for your vRealize Appliance from a VMware public repository.


  • Back up and save your environment.

  • Ensure that your virtual appliance is powered on.

  • Download the update from


  1. Go to the management console for your virtual appliance by using its fully qualified domain name,
  2. Log in with the user name root and the password you specified when the appliance was deployed.
  3. Click the Update tab.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. (Optional) In the Automatic Updates panel, set the frequency to check for updates.
  6. In the Update Repository panel, select Use Default Repository.

    If you download the updates for the virtual appliance from an internal repository, select Use Specified Repository. Then, enter the URL of the repository you created in the Repository URL text box.

    For example, if the repository directory is vcac_update_repo, the URL would resemble:

  7. Click Save Settings.