If you have vCenter Operations Manager for Horizon 1.6 or 1.7 installed in your environment, you can migrate to vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.1.

Note

To upgrade from vCenter Operations Manager for Horizon View 1.5.1 to vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.1, you must first upgrade to vCenter Operations Manager for Horizon 1.6 or 1.7.

Verify that your environment meets product compatibility, hardware, and software requirements. See System Requirements for vRealize Operations for Horizon.

Verify that View is installed and running. See the installation document for your View version.

Verify that vRealize Operations Manager is deployed and running.

If you have not yet upgraded to vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.1, upgrade vRealize Operations Manager before you upgrade vRealize Operations for Horizon.

Migrate your data. You can migrate data at the same time you install a new version of vRealize Operations Manager, or you can migrate the data later. See Importing From a Previous Product Version.

Verify that a vCenter adapter is configured for each vCenter Server instance in your View infrastructure. The vCenter adapter is provided with vRealize Operations Manager.

Download the vRealize Operations for Horizon installation files from the product download page. See Downloading the vRealize Operations for Horizon Installation Files.

Verify that you have a license key for the vRealize Operations for Horizon solution.

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On the View Connection Server host where the previous broker agent is installed, select VMware > vRealize Operations View Broker Agent Settings and stop the Broker Agent service.

Stopping the broker agent service prevents errors or unhandled messages from occurring while the vRealize Operations for Horizon solution is being upgraded.

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Copy the VMware-vrops-viewadapter-6.1.0-buildnumber.pak file to a temporary folder.

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Log in to the vRealize Operations Manager user interface with admin privileges.

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In the left pane of vRealize Operations Manager, click the Administration tab and click Solutions.

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On the Solutions tab, select VMware Horizon and click the Add (plus sign) icon.

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Browse to locate the temporary folder and select the PAK file.

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Select Force installation and Reset out-of-the-box content and click Upload to overwrite the previous solution.

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Read and accept the EULA and click Next.

Installation details appear in the window during the upload process.

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When the upgrade is complete, click Finish.

Note

You must restart vRealize Operations Manager cluster after the upgrade for the process to complete.

After the upgrade is finished, you must configure licensing information for the vRealize Operations for Horizon solution. See Adding a vRealize Operations for Horizon License Key.

After the vRealize Operations for Horizon solution is licensed, you must install and configure the new version of the vRealize Operations for Horizon broker agent. See Install the vRealize Operations for Horizon Broker Agent and Configure the vRealize Operations for Horizon Broker Agent.