vrbc 7.6 security patch ( installation fails

installing vRBC security patch fails:



pg_dump: dumping contents of table "itfm_cloud_admin.vra_vm_details"
pg_dump: dumping contents of table "itfm_cloud_admin.vra_vm_details_tags"
pg_dump: saving large objects
Dump successful
Stopping VMware vPostgres: ok
MongoDB instance is already upgraded. Aborting upgrade
error: package libyui-ncurses-pkg6-2.46.1-3.4.x86_64 is not installed
error: package perl-Bootloader-YAML is not installed
30/05/2021 7:30:50 [INFO] Update status: Done pre-install scripts
30/05/2021 7:30:50 [INFO] Update status: Running installation tests
30/05/2021 7:30:50 [INFO] Running /opt/vmware/var/lib/vami/update/data/job/15/test_command 
Preparing packages...
	installing package kernel-default-4.12.14-122.26.1.x86_64 needs 4MB on the /boot filesystem
30/05/2021 7:30:51 [ERROR] Failed with exit code 65024
30/05/2021 7:30:51 [INFO] Update status: Running post-install scripts

Cause: the /boot partition ran out of space


Take a snapshot of the vrb appliance and perform the below:

  • SSH to vRB VA.
  • Create temp directory and move old kernel files.
mkdir /tmp/boot
cd /boot/
mv vmlinu* initrd* /tmp/boot
  • re-run the upgrade to the security build

vRBC -Exporting a database dump/restoring Database dump

Instructions to backup/restore the vRBC database below

Backup DB:

export PGPASSWORD=`grep 'jdbc.password=\K.*' /usr/local/tomcat/itbm-server/conf/itfm.properties -Po` 

   /opt/vmware/vpostgres/current/bin/pg_dump --data-only -U itfm_cloud_admin -d postgres -t vcac_user_consumer_mapping > /root/backup.sql 

Restore DB

   export PGPASSWORD=`grep 'jdbc.password=\K.*' /usr/local/tomcat/itbm-server/conf/itfm.properties -Po` 

   /opt/vmware/vpostgres/current/bin/psql -U itfm_cloud_admin -d postgres -f /root/backup.sql 

Log in/connect to vRBC vPostgres: