For the NSX upgrade to succeed, valid backup files must be available.

Procedure

  1. Using the root account, SSH in to the SDDC Manager Controller VM.
  2. Type the following command.

    /home/vrack/bin/lookup-password

  3. Note down the values for the following.
    • IP address for SDDC Manager Utility VM

    • username

    • password

  4. Follow the procedure Back Up NSX Manager Data in Upgrading NSX. For the NSX backup files to be accessible by Cloud Foundation, you must specify the settings specified in the table below.

    Setting

    Value

    IP/Hostname

    IP address that you noted in step 3.

    Transfer Protocol

    SFTP

    Port

    22

    Username

    Username that you noted in step 3.

    Password

    Password that you noted in step 3.

    Backup Directory

    /backup

    Filename Prefix

    nsx_type_domain-number

    For example, type nsx_mgmt_dmn01 when taking a backup of the NSX management domain. Type nsx_vdi_dmn01 when taking a VDI domain backup.

    Passphrase

    nsxmgr_backup