With the new release 4.6 at the begin of this month VMWare delivers more improvements and new features for vRealize Log Insight server and agent. (Release Notes)
before upgrading to the latest version please take a snapshot of your actual appliance and check the right update sequence for your version.
Important Upgrade Notes:
if your Node version is earlier than 4.0 see here: Upgrade to vRealize Log Insight 4.0
Let we start with the Upgrade:
in my case as i have Log Insight 4.0 i should first bring the Node to 4.5 . for 4.5 Upgrade i must be running Log Insight 4.3. So i will make three stage-Upgrade of the appliance to bring the node to the latest version.
first connect to your myVMware and download the needed Upgrade Packages
1-Stage: Upgrade vRealize Log Insight 4.0 to 4.3
connect to your Log Insight console and go to Administration
In the left panel go to Cluster and click Upgrade Cluster
browse to the downloaded .PAK File and click Upgrade
Uploading the PAK File
Accept the EULA
The Upgrade begin
wait some minutes till the upgrade is finished
the first step is done.
2-Stage: Upgrade vRealize Log Insight 4.3 to 4.5
repeat the same steps like in the 1-Stage and choose the needed PAK File for 4.5
if the upgrade is successfully done go to Step 3.
3-Stage: Upgrade vRealize Log Insight 4.5 to 4.6
choose the needed PAK File for the upgrade
repeat the steps of the stage 1 and 2
Done. your Log Insight Node is now updated to the version 4.6
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