When the Management Plane upgrade is in progress, avoid any configuration changes from any of the nodes.

Note: After you initiate the upgrade, the NSX Manager user interface is briefly accessible. Then the NSX Manager user interface, API, and CLI are not accessible until the upgrade finishes and the Management plane is restarted.

Prerequisites

Verify that the NSX Edge cluster is upgraded successfully. See Upgrade NSX Edge Cluster.

Procedure

  1. Backup the NSX Manager.
    See the NSX-T Data Center Administration Guide.
  2. Click Start to upgrade the Management plane.
  3. Accept the upgrade notification.
    You can safely ignore any upgrade related errors such as, HTTP service disruption that appears at this time. These errors appear because the Management plane is rebooting during the upgrading.
    Wait until all the nodes are upgraded.
  4. In the CLI, log in to the NSX Manager to verify that the services have started and to check the cluster status.
    • get service

      When the services start, the Service state appears as running. Some of the services include, SSH, install-upgrade, and manager.

      get service lists the IP address of the orchestrator node. See Enabled on. Use this IP address throughout the upgrade process.
      Note: Ensure that you do not use any type of Virtual IP address to upgrade NSX-T Data Center.

      If the services are not running, troubleshoot the problem. See the NSX-T Data Center Troubleshooting Guide.

    • get cluster status

      If the group status is not Stable, troubleshoot the problem. See the NSX-T Data Center Troubleshooting Guide.