To update one or more Supervisor Clusters, including the Kubernetes version that the Supervisor Cluster is running and the infrastructure supporting Tanzu Kubernetes clusters, including the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service, you perform a vSphere Namespaces update.
There is a version entity for vSphere with Tanzu. The version entity is a semantic version string in the form
v1.19.1+vmware.2-vsc0.0.8-17610687, where the prefix is the Kubernetes version (
v1.19.1) and the suffix is the vSphere Namespaces version (
||Most recent Supervisor Cluster release; Supports vSphere 7.0 Update 2.|
||Supports vSphere 7.0 Update 1.|
||Minimum Supervisor Cluster release that includes a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Servicethat supports the Antrea CNI.|
||If you are running this release, you should update it to 1.17 at a minimum.|
Read the release notes before you perform a vSphere Namespaces update.
To install the necessary binaries, upgrade the vCenter Server appliance and ESXi hosts to the supported version. See Upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance in the vCenter Server documentation.
- Log in to the vCenter Server as a vSphere administrator.
- Select .
- Select the tab.
- Select the Available Version that you want to update to.
For example, select the version
v1.18.2-vsc0.0.5-16762486.Note: You must update incrementally. Do not skip updates, such as from 1.16 to 1.18. The path should be 1.16, 1.17, 1.18.
- Select one or more Supervisor Clusters to apply the update to.
- To initiate the update, click Apply Updates.
- Use the Recent Tasks pane to monitor the status of the update.