You can check for and install updates to the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager appliance.

Upgrade is available for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager version 1.0 or 1.1 to version 1.2. You can also upgrade vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager by using an ISO file to install the upgrade. See Install Upgrades to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager from an ISO File.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that you meet the system requirements. See System Requirements.
  • Take a snapshot of the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager virtual appliance. If you encounter any problems during upgrade, you can revert to this snapshot.
  • Verify that no critical tasks are currently in progress in vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. The upgrade process stops and starts vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager services and restarts the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager virtual appliance, which might corrupt in-progress tasks.

Procedure

  1. Click Settings and click the Update tab.
    vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager displays the name, version number, and vendor of the current vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager appliance.
  2. Select the repository for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager updates.
    Option Description
    Default Use the default VMware repository for vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager updates. To use this option, the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager virtual appliance must have access to MyVMware.
    Repository URL Enter the repository URL for updates. To use this option, extract the ISO containing the upgrade files to a private repository. Do not use a private repository that requires authentication for file access.
    CD-ROM You can update the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager Appliance from an ISO file that the appliance reads from the virtual CD-ROM drive. Note that this feature was not available in the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 1.0. version. For more information, see Install Upgrades to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager from an ISO File.
  3. Click CHECK UPDATES.
    After a few minutes, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager displays a message indicating whether there are updates available.
  4. Select the upgrades to install, and click INSTALL UPGRADES.
  5. After a few minutes, refresh the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager UI and click Settings > Update.
    If the Reboot button is not visible, wait a few minutes and repeat this step.
  6. Click Reboot and finish the upgrade process.

Results

After the reboot, vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager displays the message Upgrade Completed Successfully if the upgrade is successful.