How Upgrade vRops 7.5 to 8.5-Part4

How upgrade your vRops to new version?

We want upgrade vRops 7.5 to 8.5. There are some software update best practice:

  1. Take a snapshot of your deployed vRealize Operations clusters or back them up before you begin the software update. See the release notes for details on how to snapshot correctly.
  2. Run the pre-upgrade assessment tool before the upgrade. This is imperative and will provide you with a list of impacted content caused by the removal of numerous metrics from the product. Ignoring this step may potentially lead to broken content.
  3. Remove your snapshots after the software update completes or you may experience performance degradation.

Ok, let start the upgarde.

1- Login to your vRops admin UI:


2- Take cluster into offline status

3- Then go to the System Status section

4- Press Install a software update button and select your update file. Update files format must be *.PAK .

5- Then press upload button

6- If you have get error that means you dont have enough space, you can check you server space

SSH to you vRops IP Address:

df -h

my /storage/log use is 97%

7- I truncate the logs with this command:

find /storage/log/ -mount -type f -mtime +1 -exec echo {} \; -exec truncate -cs 0 {} \; 2>&1 | tee /tmp/files_truncated.txt

8- My update file’s successfully Done.

9- Press Next, and I accept the termsof this agreement

10- The next page show Important update and release information, Next

11- And Finallay press the Install button

Thank you very much.