This post shows how to Upgrade VMware Cloud Foundation v2.2.x to 2.2.x.
NOTE: This is a pretty old version of VMware Cloud Foundation we have in our Test environment as we are preparing it for an upgrade before we do it on our production environment.
The current version of VMware Cloud foundation is 3.5 (As of 03/11/2019)
First, we will login into the SDDC Manager Web UI
The above screen is the main page once you login into SDDC Manager
On the left hand side, you need to click on Life Cycle Manager to check for your upgrade options and to actually perform the upgrade of all the components in the SDDC.
Select the Upgrade available and you want to go to and click “UPDATE”
Select the Target (In this case its the DataCenter Work Domain) and click Next
Select the Date and Time you want the schedule to start and click Next
Select the option “SCHEDULE UPDATE” to schedule the update of all the components.
In the next window, you can see the update progress. You can expand the Update option to see the actual status of the update.
After clicking on View Update Details option, you expand on the next screen to see the hosts/objects you are upgrading using the SDDC Manager (In this case I was upgrading the esxi hosts)
Final Screenshot shows that the upgrade is complete. It generally takes a few hours depending on how many nodes are present in the cluster.
This concludes on how to Upgrade VMware Cloud Foundation. More posts to follow soon.