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 Integrated OpenStack (VIO)

1

VMware vSphere® Replication™

2

4

VMware Site Recovery Manager™

3

5

VMware vCenter™ Server/VMware vSphere Update Manager

6

11

7

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

8

8

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

VMware ESXi™ and vSAN

10

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

12

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

9

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

VMware vRealize® Log Insight™

13

VMware vRealize® Operations™

13

VMware vRealize® Orchestrator

13

VMware vRealize® Network Insight

13