Release date: June 11th 2022
Welcome to my VMware App Volumes series. The new version of VMware App Volumes, 2203, was GA on April 5th 2022, with the version being 220.127.116.11. This version includes new features as Global Packaging and delivery, Command Line Delivery, as well as bug fixes etc. The Release Notes can be reviewed here: VMware App Volumes 4, version 2203.
In this section I will describe how I upgraded my VMware App Volumes infrastructure to v. 2203 (18.104.22.168), but first, at what point in an upgrade procedure should we upgrade the VMware App Volumes Components? According to VMware’s official documentation, Update sequence for Horizon 7, Horizon 8, and compatible VMware products (78445), this should be done as shown below.
Before beginning the upgrade, I also verify that the upgrade path is supported in the VMware Interoperability Matrix
The procedure used for upgrading is as follows:
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