Using the vSphere Web Client, update the on-disk format version of vSAN on the hosts in the management cluster for Region A after you upgrade the hosts and VMware Tools in the cluster.

About this task

Table 1. Management ESXi Hosts and The Associated VSAN Cluster In Region A

IP Address

Fully Qualified Domain Name

Cluster Name

Virtual SAN Datastore

172.16.11.101

sfo01m01esx01.sfo01.rainpole.local

sfo01-m01-mgmt01

sfo01-m01-vsan01

172.16.11.102

sfo01m01esx02.sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.11.103

sfo01m01esx03.sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.11.104

sfo01m01esx04.sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.11.1xx

sfo01m01esxxx.sfo01.rainpole.local

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.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 of the vSphere Web Client, select Hosts and Clusters.
  3. In the Navigator, expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local > sfo01-mc01dc tree and select the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 cluster.
  4. Click the Configure tab, and under vSAN click General.
  5. Under the On-Disk Format Version section, click Pre-check Update.
    Note:

    If pre-check fails during the review phase, click Detail to review the issue and remediate them before re-attempting the Pre-check Upgrade operation.

  6. Verify that you cluster meets all of the requirements to upgrade the on-disk version.
  7. After all requirements are satisfied, and the disk pre-check status is Ready to Upgrade, click Upgrade and click Yes in the Upgrade confirmation message

    Wait for vSAN on-disk format to be upgraded to the latest version. You can monitor the progress of the upgrade in the Disk format version section.