After you upgrade the components of the management clusters in Region A and Region B, upgrade the vSphere Distributed Switches.

Table 1. vSphere Distributed Switches for the Management Clusters in Region A and Region B
Region vCenter Server Data center Virtual Machine Name
Region A sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local sfo01-w01dc sfo01-m01-vds01
Region B lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local lax01-w01dc lax01-m01-vds01


Verify that you have a back-up of the distributed switch configuration.


  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 by 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 Networking.
  3. Expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree and double-click the sfo01-m01dc data center.
  4. Right-click the sfo01-m01-vds01 distributed switch and select Upgrade > Upgrade Distributed Switch.
    The Upgrade Distributed Switch wizard appears.
  5. On the Configure upgrade page, select Version 6.6.0 and click Next.
  6. On the Check compatibility page, review host compatibility, and click Next.
  7. Review the upgrade configuration and click Finish.
  8. Repeat the procedure to upgrade the lax01-m01-vds01 distributed switch in Region B.