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 2.5 or 2.7 solution deployed in your production environment is functional.

  2. Based on the Telco Cloud Platform version to which you want to upgrade, ensure that Telco Cloud Platform 5G Edition 2.7 or 3.0 is downloaded and accessible.

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

  4. Take a snapshot and back up the management components of the existing Telco Cloud Platform 5G solution.

  5. Ensure that all the Telco Cloud Platform 5G components in the current production environment match the Telco Cloud Platform release bundle. For information about the list of components, see Upgrade Sequence.

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