Upgrade vROps 6.6.1 to 6.7 - Runbook
Take a snapshot of all virtual appliances that make up your vROps cluster. Per VMware’s update instructions, you should uncheck the option to snapshot the virtual appliance memory and uncheck the option to quiesce the guest operating system
Download the vRealize Operations Manager Virtual Appliance Update
One of the many advantages to using the virtual appliance deployment of vRealize Operations is that it’s not only easy to deploy but it’s super-easy to upgrade. Both the operating system AND the vRealize Operations application can be upgraded in a few clicks. Here’s how to do it, step by step
Login to the vROps admin interface at – https://<master-node-FQDN-or-IP-address>/admin
Take the cluster offline
Install the Operating System Update
Go to the Software Update panel and click Install a Software Update.
Select the OS PAK update file that you downloaded, as in the graphic below and click Upload
Once upload completes , staging starts
Read Release and Update Information
Click on Install
Monitor Update Progress
After some time, the OS update will be complete and you can move on to the virtual appliance update
Install the vRealize Operations Manager virtual appliance update
As in Step 5, you’ll go to the Software Update panel and click Install Software Update.
Follow the same series of steps, shown above but provide the virtual appliance update PAK file this time. Click Upload.
PAK upload in progress
Staging in progress....
Read Release and Update information and click next ..
Click on Install ....
Installation in Progress...
Finally , we have our new version of vRealize Operations 6.7