vRealize Operations Manager

How to Upgrade vRealize Operations Manager 7.0 to 8.0 Step by Step

vRealize Operations manager is completed monitoring solution from VMware for private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Many organizations uses vRealize Operations Manager in their environment to monitor their private cloud environment. In this post we will see on how you can upgrade vRealize Operations Manager from 7.0 to 8.0.

Upgrade of vRealize Operations manager is very simple & straight forward, which includes few clicks & your upgrade is completed.

Before starting upgrade you need to download the vRealize Operations Manager upgrade pak file from VMware portal so you can easily upgrade.

Step 1:
You can see below that we have already downloaded the pak file for the upgrade.

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Step 2:
Login to vRealize Operations Manager admin interface. you can login by providing the admin at the end of the URL. Check below example URL:


Go to Software Update section from navigator.
Click on install software update.

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Step 3:
Browse & select the pak file & click on Upload.

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You can see that File upload is completed.
Click Next to continue.

vrealize operations manager upgrade

Step 4:
Read & accept the license agreement & terms.
Click Next to continue.

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Step 5:
Here you can see the update information on what steps you need to perform before starting for update.
So make sure you have performed every steps to avoid any loss of data.
Click Next to continue.

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Step 6:
Click Install to start the update process.

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You can see that Update process is started & you can view the status.
It may take time depending on your environment.

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Once completed you will see that the all the settings & update is applied & completed.

vrealize operations manager upgrade

Now you can login to your vRealize Operations Manager & have a look at the new features & configurations.

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That’s it, Using this way you can simply upgrade your vRealize Operations Manager in your environment seamlessly. Before update make sure to take backup, snapshot & other required things so if anything goes wrong you can easily restore & avoid data loss.


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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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