Troubleshooting VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle upgrade Issues
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Troubleshooting VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle upgrade Issues

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Article ID: 346008

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Products

VMware Aria Suite

Issue/Introduction

How to Troubleshoot VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle upgrades issues.

Symptoms:
VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle upgrade service differs by versions:
  • vami: upgrades to 8.12 or earlier.
  • cap services: upgrade to 8.14 and later.
"VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle is empowered with Common Appliance Platform (CAP), which replaces the VMware Appliance Management Interface (VAMI) for product installations and upgrades. CAP is an approach to standardize appliance management for all VMware appliances. CAP uses port 8000."

See VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle ports.

Environment

VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle 8.x
VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 8.x

Resolution

During the upgrade the following logs needs to be analyzed:

Upgrades to 8.12 and earlier:

  • /var/log/vrlcm/bootstrap.log
  • /var/log/bootstrap/*
  • /var/log/bootstrap/postupdate.log
  • /opt/vmware/var/log/vami/*
  • /var/log/vrlcm/vmware_vrlcm.log

Upgrades to 8.14 and later:

Upgrading when in VCF Mode



Additional Information

Release Notes:

Blogs:

  • Example upgrade 8.8 > 8.10: Blog
  • Overcoming partition space issues: link
  • Demo upgrade: Blog/video