Use the checklist to track your work on the upgrade process.

Warning:

You must follow the prescribed order and upgrade the hosts, NSX Edge cluster, NSX Controller cluster, and Management plane.

Table 1. Upgrade NSX-T Data Center

Task

Instructions

Review the known upgrade problems and workaround documented in the NSX-T Data Center release notes.

See the NSX-T Data Center Release Notes.

Follow the system configuration requirements and prepare your infrastructure.

See the system requirements section of the NSX-T Data Center Installation Guide.

Evaluate the operational impact of the upgrade.

See Operational Impact of the NSX-T Data Center Upgrade.

Upgrade your supported hypervisor.

See Upgrading Your Host.

Verify that the NSX-T Data Center environment is in a healthy state.

See Verify the Current State of NSX-T Data Center.

Download the latest NSX-T Data Center upgrade bundle.

See Download the NSX-T Data Center Upgrade Bundle.

If you are using NSX Cloud for your public cloud workload VMs, upgrade NSX Cloud components.

See Reinstalling NSX Cloud Components to Upgrade to NSX-T Data Center 2.4

Upgrade your upgrade coordinator.

See Upgrade the Upgrade Coordinator.

Upgrade the hosts.

See Configuring and Upgrading Hosts .

Upgrade the NSX Edge cluster.

See Upgrade NSX Edge Cluster.

Upgrade the NSX Controller cluster.

See Upgrade NSX Controller Cluster.

Upgrade the Management plane.

See Upgrade Management Plane.

Post-upgrade tasks.

See Verify the Upgrade.

Troubleshoot upgrade errors.

See Troubleshooting Upgrade Failures.