Upgrading NSX-T Data Center to version from 2.5.0 to 3.0.2 involves upgrading its components in the following order: Edges, Hosts, and Management Nodes.


Perform Pre-Upgrade tasks.


Ensure that you back up NSX Manager before upgrading any of the NSX-T components. For more information, see NSX Backup and Restore.


  1. Review the NSX-T Data Center Upgrade Checklist to track your work on the NSX-T Data Center upgrade process.
  2. Prepare your infrastructure for the NSX-T Data Center upgrade.
  3. Upgrade NSX-T Data Center.
  4. Perform Post-Upgrade Tasks to verify whether the upgrade is successful.