Telco Cloud Infrastructure follows strict product upgrade guidelines. You must adhere to the upgrade checklist before upgrading vCloud NFV OpenStack Edition.

  1. Ensure that the vCloud NFV OpenStack Edition 3.3 bundle is configured and functional.

  2. Ensure that the Telco Cloud Infrastructure OpenStack Edition 1.0 bundle is downloaded.

  3. Ensure that your environment has enough storage capacity for backups and snapshots.

  4. Take a snapshot and backup of each vCloud NFV OpenStack Edition component.

  5. Ensure that all the vCloud NFV components in the current production environment are patch current. For the list of components, see Upgrade Sequence.

  6. Ensure that all the VMware products are licensed based on the new product versions supported in VMware Telco Cloud Infrastructure OpenStack Edition 1.0.

  7. Based on the components identified in the previous step, develop an upgrade sequence plan for the vCloud NFV OpenStack 3.3 solution deployed in your production environment.