You can upgrade one or more worker nodes in a vRealize Log Insight cluster.

The vRealize Log Insight master node updates worker nodes centrally through the Web user interface.

Important

Always add or upgrade vRealize Log Insight cluster nodes sequentially. Do not add or upgrade worker nodes in parallel because it might cause consistency problems.

Create a snapshot or backup copy of the Log Insight virtual appliance.

Obtain a copy of the vRealize Log Insight upgrade bundle .pak file.

Verify that you are logged in to the vRealize Log Insight Web user interface as a user with the Edit Admin permission. The URL format is https://log-insight-host, where log-insight-host is the IP address or host name of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance.

Upgrade the master node of the vRealize Log Insight cluster. See Upgrade vRealize Log Insight 1.5 GA and later by Using the Web Interface.

If you use an external load balancer, take the node off the balancer before you put it in maintenance mode.

1

Click the configuration drop-down menu icon and select Administration.

2

Under Management, click Cluster.

3

In the Workers table, find the the node you want, click , and click Continue.

The node is now in maintenance mode.

Note

A node in maintenance mode continues to receive logs.

4

Click and then click Upgrade worker to confirm.

Note

The icon is only available for workers that run earlier versions than the master. The icon is not visible after the worker successfully upgrades to the version of the master.

When the upgrade completes, the worker restarts and reconnects to the cluster.

Upgrade the remaining worker nodes in your vRealize Log Insight cluster.