This section provides usage information for the VMware Cloud Foundation SDDC Skip-Level Upgrade Tool command line interface (CLI).

-d,--download-bundles Download and copy required bundles to the specified directory on SDDC Manager VM. Use the -d option by itself to download required bundles without performing skip level upgrade. Combine the -d and -u options to download the required bundles and then perform skip level upgrade.
-e,--enable-cumulative-upgrades Enable VMware software cumulative upgrades. Use only -e option to enable VMware software cumulative upgrades on a Cloud Foundation environment that is already at the target version. -e is a standalone option, it cannot be combined with any other option.
-h,--help Help.
-p,--skip-prevalidation Skip pre-validation before upgrade.
-s,--skip-snapshot Skip creating a snapshot of the SDDC Manager VM before upgrade.
-u,--perform-upgrade Perform SDDC Manager skip level upgrade. Use the -u option by itself to perform skip level upgrade if all required bundles are already downloaded. Combine the -d and -u options to download the required bundles and then perform skip level upgrade.
-v, --version Version of the skip-level upgrade tool.