Admin users can upgrade vRealize Log Insight 1.5 TP2 and later by using the administration user interface.


All active users of the vRealize Log Insight instance are logged out during the upgrade process.

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

Obtain a copy of the vRealize Log Insight upgrade bundle .rpm 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.


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


Under Management, click Appliance.


Click Upload RPM, and browse for the .rpm file.


Click Upgrade.

vRealize Log Insight uploads the .rpm file to the virtual appliance and displays a confirmation dialog box.


Click Upgrade to confirm.


Accept the new EULA to complete the upgrade procedure.