Upgrade an existing edge gateway to improve gateway capacity and performance.


If you are upgrading an edge gateway with Full configuration and High Availability enabled to Full-4 configuration, ensure that ESXi has at least 8 CPUs.


  1. Click the Manage & Monitor tab and click Organization VDCs in the left pane.
  2. Double-click the organization virtual datacenter name to open the organization virtual datacenter.
  3. Click the Edge Gateways tab, right-click the edge gateway name, and select Upgrade.


Edge gateways with Compact configuration are upgraded to Full configuration, and edge gateways with Full configuration are upgraded to Full-4 configuration.

What to do next

If you upgraded a Compact gateway to Full configuration, you can repeat the upgrade process to upgrade to a gateway with Full-4 configuration.