You can configure Orchestrator to download the upgrade package from an ISO image file mounted to the CD-ROM drive of the appliance.

Prerequisites

  • Unmount all network file systems. For more information, see the vSphere Virtual Machine Administration documentation.

  • Increase the memory of the Orchestrator Appliance to at least 6 GB. For more information, see the vSphere Virtual Machine Administration documentation.

  • Make sure that the root partition of the Orchestrator Appliance has at least 3 GB of available free space. For more information on increasing the size of a disk partition, see KB 1004071: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1004071.

  • Take a snapshot of the Orchestrator virtual machine. For more information, see the vSphere Virtual Machine Administration documentation.

  • If you use an external database, back up the database.

  • If you use the preconfigured in Orchestrator PostgreSQL database, back up the database by using the Export Database menu in Control Center.

Procedure

  1. Download the VMware vRealize Orchestrator Appliance version .iso Update Repository Archive from the official VMware download site.
  2. Connect the CD-ROM drive of the Orchestrator Appliance virtual machine. For more information, see the vSphere Virtual Machine Administration documentation.
  3. Mount the ISO image file to the CD-ROM drive of the appliance. For more information, see the vSphere Virtual Machine Administration documentation.
  4. Go to the VAMI at https://orchestrator_server:5480 and log in as root.
  5. On the Update tab, click Settings.
  6. Select the radio button next to the Use CD-ROM updates option.
  7. Return to the Status page.

    The version of the available upgrade is displayed.

  8. Click Install Updates.
  9. Accept the VMware End-User License Agreement to proceed with the upgrade.
  10. To complete the update, restart the Orchestrator Appliance.
  11. (Optional) : On the Update tab, verify that the latest version of the Orchestrator Appliance is successfully installed.

Results

You have successfully upgraded the Orchestrator Appliance.

What to do next

Verify that Orchestrator is configured properly at the Validate Configuration page in Control Center.