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.

For step-by-step information about upgrading the NSX-T Data Center components, see the NSX-T Data Center Upgrade Guide.
Note: Refer to the vSphere with Tanzu Release Notes for supported versions.



  1. Upgrade NSX-T Data Center from NSX-T Data Center 3.0.x to NSX-T Data Center 3.1.
  2. Upgrade vCenter Server.
  3. Upgrade ESXi hosts.
  4. Update the Supervisor Namespace.