An PPA upgrade should take around 5 minutes.
Download Upgrade ISO
Download the latest ISO to your local machine:
Upload to Datastore
From the Files tab of your virtual machine, navigate to a suitable datastore and folder.
Select Upload Files.
Select the ISO on your local machine.
Wait for the transfer to complete.
Power Off Virtual Machine
If the virtual machine is in a powered on state, right-click it and select
Power > Shut Down Guest OS:
Wait for the virtual machine to shut down.
Alternatively, from the console type
Select New ISO
Right click the virtual machine and select 'Edit Settings...':
Toggle 'CD/DVD drive 1', look for 'CD/DVD Media' and click the 'BROWSE...' button:
Select the correct PPA ISO from the datastore.
Power On Virtual Machine
Right-click the virtual machine and select
Power > Power On:
Do not detach the ISO from the virtual machine at any point, even after the VM has been deployed.
The ISO contains the system OS, and PPA will break if it is detached.
PPA will now boot and apply any database migrations automatically.
After a few minutes the new version of PPA will be available. Check the version label on the login screen to confirm.