VMware Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition follows strict product upgrade guidelines. You must adhere to the upgrade checklist before performing the upgrade.

  1. Ensure that the existing Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition 2.1 or 2.2 solution deployed in your production environment is functional.

  2. Based on upgrade, ensure that the Telco Cloud Platform 5G Editions 2.2 or 2.5are downloaded and accessible.

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

  4. Take a snapshot and backup of existing management components of Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition.

  5. Ensure that all the Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition components in the current production environment have the latest patches applied. For the list of components, see Upgrade Sequence.

  6. Based on the components identified in the Upgrade Sequence section, develop an upgrade sequence plan for the Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition 2.5 solution.