The upgrade components have interdependencies. When upgrading the components, you must follow a specific upgrade sequence for minimal impact to running workloads and for preventing interoperability issues.

Note:

This upgrade sequence applies to both 2-Pod and 3-Pod design.

The following table lists the sequence in which you upgrade the components of vCloud NFV OpenStack Edition to Telco Cloud Infrastructure OpenStack Edition:

vCloud NFV components

Management Cluster

Resource and Edge Cluster

Disaster Recovery Cluster

VMware vCenter™ Server

1

9

1

VMware vSphere® Replication™

2

4

VMware Site Recovery Manager™

3

5

NSX-T Manager and its components Edges => Hosts => Manager

6

6

Note: ESXi Reboot is not required. ESXi goes into only the maintenance mode for transport nodes.

VMware ESXi™ and vSAN

7

Note: All the ESXi Servers from this cluster will be rebooted after this upgrade.

10

Note: All the ESXi Servers from this cluster will be rebooted after this upgrade.

7

Note: All the ESXi Servers from this cluster will be rebooted after this upgrade.

VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO)

8

VMware vRealize® Log Insight™

11

VMware vRealize® Operations™

11

VMware vRealize® Orchestrator

11

VMware vRealize® Network Insight

11