This section will show the compatibility of the pre-upgrade and the post-upgrade management/workload clusters after VMware Telco Cloud Automation upgrade to VMware Telco Cloud Automation 2.2.

Management Clusters Compatibility

For management clusters, the following table lists the cluster compatibility.

Attention:

The VMware Telco Cloud Automation Manager and VMware Telco Cloud Automation Control Plane are mandatorily upgraded to TCA 2.2. The management cluster supports only V1 version.

Cluster Operations in UI

TCA 2.1.x Management cluster (v1.22.9) [Before upgrade] 

TCA 2.2.0 Management  Cluster (v1.23.10)

Comments

Create New Management Cluster

No

Yes

Edit Cluster Configuration

No

Yes

Edit Control Plane Node Configuration

No

Yes

TCA 2.2.0 supports config Control Plane MachineHealthCheck and Replicas

Edit Worker Node Configuration

No

Yes

TCA 2.2.0 supports config Worker Node MachineHealthCheck and Replicas

Upgrade Management Cluster

Yes (v1.23.10)

NA

Upgrade Add-ons

No

Yes

Change Password

No

Yes

Copy Spec and Deploy New

No

Yes

CLI only

Delete Management Cluster

Yes

Yes

Run Diagnostics

Yes

Yes

Collect Log Support Bundle

Yes

Yes

V1 Workload Cluster Compatibility

For V1 workload clusters, the following table lists the cluster compatibility.

Attention:

The Management cluster is mandatorily upgraded from 1.22.9 to 1.23.10,this tables show the workload cluster compatibility after management cluster upgrade to v1.23.10.

Cluster Operations in UI

TCA 2.2.0 Management Cluster (v1.23.10)

Comments

TCA 2.1.x Workload  Cluster(TKG 1.5.4) [Before upgrade]

TCA 2.2.0 Workload  Cluster(TKG 1.6.1)

v1.20.15

v1.21.11

v1.22.9

v1.21.14

v1.22.13

v1.23.10

Create New Workload Cluster

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit Workload Cluster Configuration

CNI:  antrea/calico, multus

CSI: vspgere-csi, nfs-client 

Tool:  nodeconfig-opeartor, helm

Syslog Servers: syslog

Harbor

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

V1 workload clusters do not have the concept of Add-ons, so Add-ons configuration are included in the cluster configuration.

Edit Control Plane Node Configuration 

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit Worker Node Configuration

Add New NodePool

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit nodePool

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Delete nodePool

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Maintenance Mode

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Upgrade Workload Cluster

Yes (v1.21.14)

Yes (v1.21.14,v1.22.13)

Yes (v1.22.13,v1.23.10)

Yes (v1.22.13)

Yes (v1.23.10)

NA

Upgrade Add-ons

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Transform Workload Cluster

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Change Password

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Copy Spec and Deploy New Cluster

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Delete Current Workload  Cluster

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Run Diagnosis

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Collect Log Bundle

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

V2 Workload Cluster Compatibility

For V2 workload clusters, the following table lists the cluster compatibility.

Attention:

The Management cluster is mandatorily upgraded from 1.22.9 to 1.23.10,this tables show the workload cluster compatibility after management cluster upgrade to v1.23.10.

Cluster Operations in UI

TCA 2.2.0 Management Cluster (v1.23.10)

Comments

TCA 2.1.x Workload  Cluster(TKG 1.5.4) [Before upgrade]

TCA 2.2.0 Workload  Cluster(TKG 1.6.1)

v1.20.15

v1.21.11

v1.22.9

v1.21.14

v1.22.13

v1.23.10

Create New Workload Cluster

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit Workload Cluster Configuration

Add new cloud & dataCenter

Edit Control Plane Node

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Upgrade Workload Cluster

Yes (v1.21.14)

Yes (v1.21.14,v1.22.13)

Yes (v1.22.13,v1.23.10)

Yes (v1.22.13)

Yes (v1.23.10)

NA

Node Pools

Add New NodePool

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Edit nodePool

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Delete nodePool

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Deploy Similar Node Pool

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Run Diagnosis

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Add-Ons

Deploy Add-Ons:

  • CNI:  antrea/calico, multus

  • CSI: vspgere-csi, nfs-client 

  • Monitoring: prometheus, fluent-bit

  • Networking: ako

  • System: Harbor, Systemsettings

  • TCA-Core-Addon: nodeconfig-opeartor

  • Tool:  helm

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

V2 workload cluster Add-ons will upgrade automatically when the workload cluster consumes a new TBR.

Edit Add-Ons

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Delete Add-Ons

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Copy Spec and Deploy New Cluster

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Delete Current Workload Cluster

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Run Diagnosis

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Collect Log Bundle

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes