Here we will describe the update process for the Orchestrator appliance as well as the best way to get from 5.x or 6.x to 7. As a Windows install isn't supported in 7 anymore, please see the recipe Moving from Windows to appliance in this chapter. If you are updating a cluster, please see the recipe Upgrading a cluster in Chapter 3, Distributed Design first.
We need an older version of Orchestrator as well as access to a VMWare webpage.
How to do it...
There are two methods for updating the appliance. First there is updating via an ISO file and second, directly accessing the update repository.
Before you start updating
Make sure you have a backup or at least a snapshot of the Orchestrator VM. If you are using ...