To upgrade the network topology, you upgrade NSX-T Data Center, vCenter Server, and all vSphere with Tanzu components.
You can upgrade NSX-T Data Center version. When you perform the upgrade, the NSX-T Data Center components, which include the data plane, control plane, and management plane are upgraded with minimum system downtime.
- Verify that your environment meets the system requirements. For information about requirements, see System Requirements for Setting Up vSphere with Tanzu with NSX-T Data Center.
- For configuration limits specific to vSphere with Tanzu, see vSphere Configuration Limits in VMware Configuration Maximums tool.
- Upgrade NSX-T Data Center from NSX-T Data Center 3.0.x to NSX-T Data Center 3.1.
- Upgrade vCenter Server.
- Upgrade ESXi hosts.
- Update the Supervisor Namespace.
To perform an update, see Update the Supervisor Cluster by Performing a vSphere Namespaces Update.