vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 focuses on enhancing product scalability limits and troubleshooting capabilities.

  • Additional monitoring capabilities: Adds ability to increase memory and increase the scope of monitoring within the same environment.
  • Automatic upgrade of Endpoint Operations Agents
  • Enhanced troubleshooting capabilities: Quickly correlates logs and metrics in context for any monitored object using Log Insight within vRealize Operations Manager.
  • Improved collaboration: Simplifies export and import of custom groups and eases dashboard sharing between different vRealize Operations Manager installations.

Install Software Upgrade

Prerequisites

· Create a snapshot of each node in your cluster.

· Obtain the PAK file for your cluster.

To update your vRealize Operations Manager environment, you need to download the right PAK file for the clusters you wish to upgrade from VMware

Notice: that only the Virtual Appliance clusters use an OS Update PAK file.

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Procedure

1

Log into the master node vRealize Operations Manager Administrator interface of your cluster at https://master-node-FQDN-or-IP-address/admin.

2

Click Software Update in the left panel.

3

Click Install a Software Update in the main panel.

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4

Follow the steps in the wizard to locate and install your PAK file.

a

If you are updating a Virtual Appliance deployment, perform the OS update.

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This updates the OS on the virtual appliance and restarts each virtual machine.

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b

Install the product update PAK file.

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Wait for the software update to complete. When it does, the Administrator interface logs you out.

5

Log back into the master node Administrator interface.

The main Cluster Status page appears and cluster goes online automatically. The status page also displays the Bring Online button, but do not click it.

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6

Clear the browser caches and if the browser page does not refresh automatically, refresh the page.

The cluster status changes to Going Online. When the cluster status changes to Online, the upgrade is complete.

Note: If a cluster fails and the status changes to offline during the installation process of a PAK file update then some nodes become unavailable. To fix this, you can access the Administrator interface and manually take the cluster offline and click Finish Installation to continue the installation process.

7

Click Software Update to check that the update is done.

A message indicating that the update completed successfully appears in the main pane.

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Ref:

vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 Release Notes

https://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vrops/65/vrops-65-release-notes.html

Install a Software Update

https://pubs.vmware.com/vrealizeoperationsmanager-65/index.jsp#com.vmware.vcom.core.doc/GUID-0F212458-40BD-4C0E-9319-DB40DD7BC671.html