You must ensure that you meet all the requirements before you begin upgrading the Host Package.
- You must be a member of the local administrators group on the system on which the Host Package is installed.
- The system that you use for your Host Package installation must belong to a domain rather than a workgroup.
- You must be a member of the local administrators group or a domain user on the vCenter server.
- You must have administrator privileges for the Windows computer on which you are installing the Host Package.
- The DNS name of the Windows computer on which you are installing the Host Package must match the actual computer name, and the computer name must not be more than 15 characters.
smvi.override file from the previous installation directory must be backed up if you are upgrading from Virtual Storage Console 2.0 to
OnCommand Unified Manager Core Package.
- The Windows firewall must be set to allow exceptions.
- The Server Manager administrative tool on Windows 2008 or Windows 2008 R2 systems must be stopped.
- You must have installed at least PowerShell 1.0.
PowerShell 2.0 is recommended.
- Any service or process that is using the same Java Runtime Environment (JRE) that is installed with the Host Package must be stopped.
- You must have the following items available:
- A Windows system account user name and password
- A Host Package installation location, if not the default
- The IP address, user name, and password of the
DataFabric Manager server
- The IP address, user name, and password of the vCenter Server
- Each vCenter server instance must be a dedicated Windows server.
If other applications are installed on the same server, they can consume valuable system resources and might drastically reduce performance.