8.3. Updating the Red Hat Virtualization Manager
Be sure to enable the correct repositories as detailed in Prerequisites. Otherwise, the upgrade might fail.
Updates to the Red Hat Virtualization Manager are released through the Content Delivery Network.
- Log in to the Manager machine.
Check if updated packages are available:
Update the setup packages:
# yum update ovirt\*setup\* rh\*vm-setup-plugins
Update the Red Hat Virtualization Manager with the
engine-setupscript prompts you with some configuration questions, then stops the
ovirt-engineservice, downloads and installs the updated packages, backs up and updates the database, performs post-installation configuration, and starts the
When the script completes successfully, the following message appears:
Execution of setup completed successfullyNote
engine-setupscript is also used during the Red Hat Virtualization Manager installation process, and it stores the configuration values supplied. During an update, the stored values are displayed when previewing the configuration, and might not be up to date if
engine-configwas used to update configuration after installation. For example, if
engine-configwas used to update
engine-setupwill output "Default SAN wipe after delete: False" in the configuration preview. However, the updated values will not be overwritten by
The update process may take some time; allow time for the update process to complete and do not stop the process once initiated.
Update the base operating system and any optional packages installed on the Manager:
# yum updateImportant
If any kernel packages were updated, reboot the machine to complete the update.