VMware Vrealize Log Insight upgrade from CLI

Did you know that you can also upgrade vReaze Log Insight from the CLI?

  • Upload the .PAK file to /tmp on the Log Insight appliance
  • Open 2 ssh sessions to the Log Insight appliance
  • Run the following Python script: /usr/lib/loginsight/application/sbin/loginsight-pak-upgrade.py /tmp/VMware-vRealize-Log-Insight-8.6.0-18703301.pak
  • Open the second ssh session to follow the progress in realtime in the upgrade log.
    tail -f /var/log/loginsight/upgrade.log

When the upgrade is finished the ssh sessions will be ended while the Log Insight aplliance is rebooting.

Done!

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