Each type of cluster update requires a specific PAK file. Make sure you are using the correct one.

Download the Correct PAK files

To update your vRealize Operations Manager environment, you need to download the right PAK file for the clusters you wish to upgrade. Notice that only the Virtual Appliance clusters use an OS Update PAK file. User modifications in the /etc/hosts of each node might be reset when you apply the OS update PAK file of vRealize Operations. Incase modifications are required, you can manually update the hosts file after completing the software update.

To download the PAK files for vRealize Operations Manager, go to Download VMware vRealize Operations page.

Table 1. Specific PAK Files for Different Cluster Types

Cluster Type

OS Update

Product Update

Virtual Appliance clusters.

Use both the OS and the product update PAK files.



RHEL standalone clusters.