Patching vRSLCM (vRealize Lifecycle Manager) to Patch 1

In this guide i will go over the steps of getting an existing 8.x vRSLCM appliance upgraded to the latest 8.4.1 Patch 1 release. The release notes can be found here

The first step is to lo in to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager under the Lifecycle Operations section

Go to settings -> Binary Mapping

Click on Patch Binaries up top and click on Check Patches Online

We can see that the check found a new patch

Click on download button under Action. We can follow the process by clicking on Click here to check request status

Wait till the download is complete and go back to settings

Go to Settings -> System Patches

Click on New patch on the right side of the screen

Select the newly downloaded patch and click Next

Review the details and click Install

This will fire up the patch process and start the patching.

The system will automatically reboot on Patch 1 once completed. We can check the version by going to Settings -> System Details

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