Run an Orchestrator cluster on 7.0 by upgrading a single instance and joining newly installed nodes.

Prerequisites

  • Take a snapshot of all vRealize Orchestrator server nodes.

  • Back up the Orchestrator shared database.

Procedure

  1. Stop the Orchestrator services vco-server, vco-configurator, and vco-proxy on all cluster nodes.
  2. Upgrade only one of the Orchestrator server instances in your cluster.
  3. Start the configuration service of the Orchestrator server that you upgraded and log in to Control Center as root.
  4. Go to the Validate Configuration page to check the state of the system components.
  5. Deploy a new Orchestrator appliance on the upgraded version.
  6. Configure the new node with the network settings of an existing instance.
  7. Join the new node to the upgraded node of your cluster from the Join Node To Cluster page in Control Center.
  8. Restart the Orchestrator servers from the Startup Options page in Control Center.
  9. Verify that the vRealize Orchestrator cluster is configured properly by opening the Validate Configuration page in Control Center.
  10. (Optional) : Repeat Step 5 toStep 9 for each node in the cluster.

Results

You have successfully upgraded the Orchestrator cluster.