All products in the cloud management family have been rebranded “VMware Aria”.

By Lerpong Intaraworrapath | April 24th, 2023

VMware has announced the official renaming of all products in our cloud management family to VMware Aria.

What is VMware Aria?

A unified management solution for cloud native applications and multi-cloud.

VMware Aria, a multi-cloud management portfolio that provides a set of end-to-end solutions for managing the cost, performance, configuration, and delivery of infrastructure and applications. Expressly designed for the operational challenges of cloud-native applications and public cloud environments, VMware Aria truly delivers a wholly new perspective on multi-cloud management. 

The VMware Aria Product List

Previous NameNew Name
vRealize Automation / CloudVMware Aria Automation
VMware Cloud AssemblyVMware Aria Automation Assembler
VMware Service BrokerVMware Aria Automation Service Broker
VMware Code StreamVMware Aria Automation Pipelines
VMware Cloud TemplatesVMware Aria Automation Templates
vRealize OrchestratorVMware Aria Automation Orchestrator
vRealize Automation SaltStack ConfigVMware Aria Automation Config
vRealize Automation SaltStack SecOpsVMware Aria Automation for Secure Hosts
CloudHealth Secure StateVMware Aria Automation for Secure Clouds
vRealize Operations / CloudVMware Aria Operations
vRealize Log Insight / CloudVMware Aria Operations for Logs
vRealize Network Insight / CloudVMware Aria Operations for Networks
Tanzu Observability by WavefrontVMware Aria Operations for Applications
vRealize True Visibility SuiteVMware Aria Operations for Integrations
CloudHealthVMware Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth
vRealize Cloud UniversalVMware Aria Universal Suite
vRealize SuiteVMware Aria Suite
vCloud SuiteVMware vCloud Suite
CloudHealth by VMware SuiteDiscontinued Name
CloudHealth Partner PlatformDiscontinued Name – see Aria Cost powered by CloudHealth
Platform & Cross-Cloud Services
Project EnsembleVMware Aria Hub
NewVMware Aria Graph
vRealize Migration ManagerVMware Aria Migration
vRealize Automation Cloud GuardrailsVMware Aria Guardrails
Project Ensemble InsightsVMware Aria Business Insights
SkylineVMware Skyline
vRealize Suite Lifecycle ManagerVMware Aria Suite Lifecycle
vRealize Cloud Subscription ManagerVMware Aria Hub Subscription
vRealize AI CloudDiscontinued Name – functionality now part of Aria Hub


Please see the links listed below for further information about VMware Aria and the portfolio products.

What’s in a Name? Multi-Cloud Management and VMware Aria

Introducing VMware Aria

VMware Aria Hub powered by Aria Graph

Aria Hub Free Tier

Upgrade VMware vRealize Log Insight (vRLI) to 8.6.2 using vRSLCM 8.6.2

By Lerpong Intaraworrapath | 21st July 2022

This article will walk you through the process of upgrading VMware vRealize Log Insight (vRLI) from 8.4.0 to 8.6.2 using VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) version 8.6.2.

The current version of VMware vRealize Login Insight is 8.4.0-17828109.

3 vRealize Login Insights clusters have been configured in the environment.

STEP – How to upgrade VMware vRealize Log Insight (vRLI) to 8.6.2 by vRSLCM 8.6.2

Check and ADD Product version

1.Login to vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) 8.6.2.

2.Navigate to “Binary Mapping” to upgrade the file for VMware vRealize Log Insight 8.6.2.

3.Click “ADD BINARIES” to get the most recent product version that supports vRSLCM 8.6.2.

4.Select “My VMware” and then click “DISCOVER“.

5.vRSLCM will find vRealize suite products supported by vRSLCM 8.6.2 by utilizing My VMware as configured.

6.Search for VMware vRealize Log Insight product upgrade and tick the box, then click “ADD“.

7. Click to check request status

8.Waiting for the status to change to “Completed“.

Upgrade VMware vRealize Log Insight to 8.6.2

1.Navigate to the environment you wish to upgrade, click “VIEW DETAILS“.

2.The details of vRealize Log Insight will be shown in the image below.

3.Before upgrading, we must sync the vRLI system with the vRSLCM. To do so, click the 3 dots () and then select “Trigger Inventory Sync“.

4.Click the “SUBMIT” button.

5.You will monitor the inventory sync progress at each stage and wait until the sync is complete.

6.After the inventory sync is complete, browse to the environment where vRealize Log Insight is deployed and select “UPGRADE“.

7.If the product’s inventory is already synced, we can proceed to upgrade; otherwise, we recommend clicking trigger inventory sync before proceeding.

8.The target product version 8.6.2 will be shown; click “NEXT“.

9.Check the box to take a snapshot, then click “NEXT”.

10.Pre-check for data validations prior to execution.

11.The status of vRealize Log Insight data validations is indicated below (if status show warning, we recommend to solve the issues before proceed to upgrade). We could collect the pre-check report.

12.Before proceeding with the update, review the information below and click “SUBMIT.”

13.You will notice each stage of vRLI upgrade and wait till it is completed.

14.Upgrade completed successfully.

vRealize Log Insight version 8.6.2-19092412

Check the vRLI version in vRSLCM.


VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) simplifies the deployment, patching, and upgrade process by performing automatic pre-checks and validation on vRealize Suite components.
Upgrading VMware vRealize Log Insight (vRLI) to the current version can assist you in resolving known issues, fixing bugs, and providing security in your environment.