VMware vRealize Operations – Upgrade from version 8.0 to 8.2

– Login to the management console

  • https://vro.domain.com/admin

– Bring the cluster offline (for all nodes, if more than 1)

– Take a VMware snapshot of the vRops VMs (no virtual memory snapshot needed)

– Select Software Update from the menu

– Select the PAK file and upload (download from VMware support site)

– Wait 3-5 minutes for the Staging phase to complete

– Accept terms of agreement

– Read the update and release information

– Install the software update

– During the upgrade process, the console will become unavailable for several minutes

– Once the upgrade is completed, the cluster will be automatically started back up

– Remove the VMware snapshot if the upgrade completed successfully

– Start enjoying the self-driving operations for the modern cloud era!

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