vRealize Automation 6.0.1 to 6.1 – Part 2 – Upgrading the IaaS Components

In the previous blog post we saw the steps involved in upgrading the vCAC Appliance server from 6.0.1 to 6.1. In this blog post we will see how the IaaS components are upgraded and what all steps are involved in the process. There are some pre-installation steps that need to be taken care of before starting the upgrade process of IaaS components. We will have to upgrade the IaaS database. Log in into the vCAC appliance installer portal @ https://vCAC-Appliance:5480/installer

vRealize Automation 6.0.1 to 6.1 – Part 1 – Upgrading vCAC Appliance

vRealize Automation 6.1 (formerly known as vCAC) was released this week with lot of new changes and bug fixes. This has been a major release after the update 6.0.1. I will not go into the details of all the changes and fixes but if you are interested there is a really good article by Omer Kushmaro on his blog. In this blog post we will see detailed step-by-step procedure involved in upgrading vCAC Appliance 6.0.1 to 6.1. We will see the steps

HOW TO: Upgrade vCenter Chargeback Manager 2.5 to 2.6

In this blog post we will see how to upgrade vCenter chargeback manager 2.5 to 2.6. It is assumed that the 2.6 version of CBM is downloaded from the VMware site and is available. Lets proceed with the steps involved in upgrading the chargeback manager 2.5 to 2.6. Extract the Zip file which contains the CBM exe file. This will start off the InstallAnywhere wizard that will take you through the upgrade process.   Once the installer starts, It takes

Upgrading from vCOPS 5.7.x to 5.8

vCOPS 5.8 was recently released with a lot of other products. In this blog post we will see the steps involved in upgrading from vCOPS 5.7.x to 5.8. Download the vCOPS Upgrade PAK file from here The PAK file is around 500Mb Now login into your admin UI of vCOPS with administrator privileges so that you can perform the upgrade. point your browser to http://<vcops-ip>/admin Enter the credentials and login Once you are in, navigate to the Update Tab. this is