Upgrade the NSX Edge services gateways, universal distributed logical router and load balancer instances. 

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. From the Home menu, select Networking & Security.
  3. From the Networking & Security menu on the left, click NSX Edges.
  4. On the NSX Edges page, select the IP address of the NSX Manager instance from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.

    NSX Manager Instance

    Region

    IP Address

    NSX Manager for the management cluster

    Region A

    172.16.11.65

    NSX Manager for the shared edge and compute cluster

    Region A

    172.16.11.66

    NSX Manager for the management cluster

    Region B

    172.17.11.65

    NSX Manager for the shared edge and compute cluster

    Region B

    172.17.11.66

    The edge devices in the scope of the NSX Manager appear.

  5. For each NSX Edge instance, select Upgrade Version from the Actions menu and in the Upgrade Edge confirmation dialog box, click Yes.

    Perform the upgrade in the following order as to minimize disruption on both the management and shared and edge compute pods.

    Order

    Management Edge in Region A

    Management Edge in Region B

    Compute Edge in Region A

    Compute Edge in Region B

    1

    SFOMGMT-ESG01

    2

    LAXMGMT-ESG01

    3

    SFOMGMT-ESG02

    4

    LAXMGMT-ESG02

    5

    SFOMGMT-LB01

    6

    LAXMGMT-LB01

    7

    UDLR01

    -

    8

    SFOCOMP-ESG01

    9

    LAXCOMP-ESG01

    10

    SFOCOMP-ESG02

    11

    LAXCOMP-ESG02

    12

    UDLR01

    -

Results

After all the NSX edges are upgraded successfully, verify that for the edge device the Status column shows Deployed, and the Version column contains the upgraded version.