How to upgrade vRealize Log Insight 4.8 to 8.0

Step 1. Verify compatibility with your environment. According to VMware’s release notes vRealize Log Insight 8.0 is compatible with VMware vCenter Server 6.0 or later and can integrate with vRealize Operations Manager version 7.0 and later. If you are not on vRealize Log Insight 4.8 you will have to do and incrementally upgrade to 4.8 and then upgrade to 8.0

Step 2. Download the 8.0 Upgrade Package from VMware.com.

Step 3. Be sure to get a VMware snapshot of the Log Insight server before you start the upgrade.

Step 4. Log into the Log Insight web interface as the admin

Step 5. Go to the Administration

Step 6. Under the Management select Cluster then select UPGRADE CLUSTER.

Step 7. Select the Upgrade package you downloaded in step 2

Step 8. Verify that you have a snapshot of the Log Insight Appliance and then select UPGRADE

Step 9.  After the PAK file is done uploading Accept EULA so the upgrade process can start.

Step 10. The upgrade is now complete and you can enjoy the new features.

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