vRealize · vRops

Updating vROps 6.7 to 7.0

few day’s before VMware announced the new release of vRealize Operations 7.0 which brings advancements in Self-Driving Operations to VMware customers running private, public and hybrid cloud environments.

today we will be talking on how to update vROps 6.7 to 7.0

before updating  we need to create a snapshot of each node in a cluster before you update a vRealize Operations Manager cluster

Procedure

  1. Log into the vRealize Operations Manager Administratr interface at https:// <master-node-FQDN-or-IP-address>/admin.
  2. Click Take Offline under the cluster status.
  3. When all nodes are offline, open the vSphere client.
  4. Right-click a vRealize Operations Manager virtual machine.
  5. Click Snapshot and then click Take Snapshot.
    1. Name the snapshot. Use a meaningful name such as “Pre-Update.”
    2. Uncheck the Snapshot the Virtual Machine Memory check box.
    3. Uncheck the Ensure Quiesce Guest File System (Needs VMware Tools installed) check box.
    4. Click OK.
  6. Repeat these steps for each node in the cluster.

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after creating snapshot for VM  , you will need to Obtain the Software Update PAK File

Note : before updating to vRops 7.0 you need to run this tool vRealize Operations 7.0 – Upgrade Assessment Tool

Name: APUAT-7.0.0.10047454.pak 

Log into the vRealize Operations Manager Administrator interface at https:// <master-node-FQDN-or-IP-address>/admin then chose software update and click on Install software update to uploaded and apply the assessment tool

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after we run the tool and show that we are clean we have to obtain the pak file for the update Virtual Appliance clusters Use both the OS and the product update PAK files

OS update file name : vRealize_Operations_Manager-VA-OS-7.0.0.10098132.pak

Product update file name : vRealize_Operations_Manager-VA-7.0.0.10098132.pak

we will start with OS update

Log into the vRealize Operations Manager Administrator interface at https:// <master-node-FQDN-or-IP-address>/admin then chose software update and click on Install software update to uploaded and apply the OS update

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now we are ready for the product update

Log into the vRealize Operations Manager Administrator interface at https:// <master-node-FQDN-or-IP-address>/admin then chose software update and click on Install software update to uploaded and apply the Product update

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Once the update is complete, you must delete the snapshot to avoid performance degradation.

and now we are running the vRealize Operations 7.0

 

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