VMware DEM – Upgrade Agent to v. 9.11

Release date: March 19th 2020

Welcome to my VMware Dynamic Environment Manager series. In this session I will describe how I upgraded the VMware DEM Agent to v. 9.11.

First, I power up the template and open Remote Console. I copy the VMware-DEM-9.11-GA.zip file I downloaded from MyVmware to a temp-folder inside the template

 

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I start the upgrade by clicking the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager 9.11 x64.msi file

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When the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Setup Wizard launches, Next…

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I accept the license terms, Next…

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I confirm the destination folder, Next…

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Select the VMware DEM FlexEngine feature, Next…

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As this will be used in VMware Horizon, no license file needed, Next…

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Upgrade…

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Once the installer finishes, click Finish…

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Finally, I make sure to upgrade DEM in my DEM Application Profiling VM, if this is needed. The Release Notes for v. 9.11 says that this is not necessary for this release.

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VMware DEM – Upgrades

VMware Dynamic Environment Manager LAB setup

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Disclaimer: Every tips/tricks/posting I have published here, is tried and tested in different it-solutions. It is not guaranteed to work everywhere, but is meant as a tip for other users out there. Remember, Google is your friend and don’t be afraid to steal with pride! Feel free to comment below as needed.