This section discusses about the patch upgrade options.

Upgrading using Patch Release

The followings are the available options for patch upgrade:

  • System — Patch upgrade for NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller and all SE groups

  • Controller — Patch upgrade for the NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller alone.

  • SE group — Patch upgrade for some or all the SE groups.

Note: The following are a few points for a patch upgrade process:
  • An image along with a patch can be applied.

  • The image and the patch must have the same base version.

  • A patch cannot be applied without applying the image.

  • Compatibility checks prevent incorrect patches from getting applied to different versions.

To upload the image for patch upgrades, refer to