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


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

Table 1. Upgrade to NSX-T 2.0



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

See the NSX-T Release Notes.

Prepare and update your infrastructure to meet the system configuration requirements.

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

Evaluate the operational impact of the upgrade.

See Operational Impact of the NSX-T Upgrade.

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

See Verify the Current State of NSX-T.

Download the latest NSX-T upgrade bundle.

See Download the NSX-T Upgrade Bundle.

Configure the upgrade coordinator on an NSX Manager node.

See Verify Upgrade Coordinator Status .

Upload the upgrade bundle to the NSX Manager.

See Upload the Upgrade Bundle.

Upgrade the hosts.

See Configure and Upgrade Hosts .

Upgrade the NSX Edge cluster.

See Upgrade NSX Edge Clusters .

Upgrade the NSX Controller cluster.

See Upgrade NSX Controller Cluster.

Upgrade the Management plane.

See Upgrade Management Plane.

Perform post-upgrade tasks.

See Verify the Upgrade.

Troubleshoot upgrade errors.

See Troubleshoot a Failed Upgrade.