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    Great article, I have really enjoyed your article. You show how to upgrade vRA 7.1 . Its really helpful. We are also using vRA 7.1 in our infrastructure and I was thinking to uprade this vRA from 7.1 to 7.2 but I was little bit confused and now you have cleared my all the doubts. I have done by the help of your article and I’ve also experienced a very smooth upgrade of vRealize Automation 7.1 to 7.2. Thanks for sharing . The way you explained each and everything in this article is really great. Thanks once again.

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    Paul Harding

    Is there an article I can find to do a minimal homelab install starting with 7.x?

    I’m having someone hack away at the vRealize web\css code so they need a Test copy that can easily be restored… any ideas?

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    steve schofield

    for the properties file, do you have the format of the user id you put in there

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      The content of the upgrade.properties file is explained here: https://pubs.vmware.com/vrealize-automation-72/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/vrealize-automation-71to72-upgrading.pdf (page 20). The user account you need, is the user account that the vRA windows services are using. This is some kind of service account you’ve created during the initial installation and configuration of vRA. You can identify this account using the services.msc snapin on your Windows infrastructure services server. Just look for the account that the vRA Windows services are using.


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