VMware Telco Cloud Platform RAN follows strict product upgrade guidelines. You must adhere to the upgrade checklist before performing the upgrade.

  1. Ensure that the existing Telco Cloud Platform RAN solution deployed in your production environment is configured properly and is functional.

  2. Ensure that the Telco Cloud Platform RAN 4.0 or 4.0.1 bundle is downloaded and accessible.

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

  4. Take a snapshot and back up of the management components of Telco Cloud Platform RAN in the production environment.

  5. Ensure that all the Telco Cloud Platform RAN components in the production environment are patched to the latest.

  6. Based on the components identified in the Upgrade Sequence section, develop an upgrade plan for Telco Cloud Platform RAN.