You can update the deployed Orchestrator Appliance 5.5.x with packages that VMware publishes. You can perform updates over the external Web, on your local area network, or from a CD-ROM.
To conserve network bandwidth, virtual appliance updates are applied only to packages that have changed. Updates can apply to the operating system, applications in the virtual appliance, VMware Tools, or the VMware Appliance Management Infrastructure (VAMI).
You can perform an in-place update to version 5.5.x only of Orchestrator Appliance 5.5. To upgrade Orchestrator Appliance 5.1.x and earlier to Orchestrator 5.5.x, you must download and deploy the latest version of the appliance, and migrate the data from a previous appliance version. For information on upgrading Orchestrator Appliance 5.1.x and earlier to Orchestrator 5.5.x, see Upgrading Orchestrator Appliance 5.1.x and Earlier to 5.5.x.