The following describes the required steps to update to the latest version of the Software Appliance.

Prepare Update

To prepare the update

  1. Log in to ESXi.
  2. Power off the Software Appliance.
  3. Click on the Edit button, then click on the drop-down next to Hard disk 2.
  4. Make note of the Path for Hard disk 2 next to Disk File.
  5. Install/Import the new version of the Software Appliance according to the Installation Instructions.
  6. Click on the Edit button for the newly imported VM, then click on the drop-down next to Hard disk 2.
  7. Make note of the Path for Hard disk 2 next to Disk File.
  8. In the Navigator click on Storage.
  9. Select the Datastore of the noted path from step number 4.
  10. Click on Datastore browser and navigate to the path noted in step number 4.
  11. Right click on the VMDK file from step number 4 and select Copy, then select the Path/Directory from step 7. → This will make a copy of your data-disk partition from your old Software Appliance to the new location.
  12. Click Virtual Machines and select the newly imported Software Appliance VM.
  13. Click on the Edit button.
  14. Under Hardware Configuration, click on the X next to Hard disk 2 to mark it for removal.

  15. Click on Add hard diskExisting hard disk and navigate to the location of the copied data-disk from step 11 and select it.
  16. Save the configuration.

Finalize the Update

To complete the update:

  1. Log in to ESXi.
  2. Click Virtual Machines and select the new Software Appliance VM.
  3. Click Power on.

Update from Version 2.0.0:

A new IP address will be assigned to your Software Appliance on the first startup. You can change the IP address in the Network Configuration.