With all kind of new features, who don’t want to upgrade to the latest and greatest release of HyperFlex Data Platform. Curious about some features ? Just read this blog : 5 Great Features of HyperFlex 3.0
Upgrade to HyperFlex 3.0:
Upgrading the HyperFlex software it’s easy. But first you will have to read the upgrade manual ! (RTFM)
Then you will see that you have some requirements steps.
vMotion interfaces should be configured, the system should be in a healthy state.
And installing the Bootstrap is the most important one.
Install the Bootstrap :
First you will have to upload the hyperflex upgrade file (downloadable from cisco.com/go/software) to the HyperFlex cluster.
Untar the storfs file with :
tar -zxvf <filename>
Then start the
You will need to fill in the vcenter credentials and then just wait for a few minutes.
The bootstrap is installed and please have a close look at the last sentence :
When this is done, the real upgrade can be done.
Upgrade the HyperFlex software to 3.0 via HX Connect UI:
Then you fill in the vCenter credentials :
And now the system is upgrading the nodes 1 at a time.
You still can have a peek at the nodes and see which is already upgraded.
Up and Running :
After a few minutes you will see that the whole system is healthy again and then all nodes are upgraded to the new version.
In the event logs you see then the upgrade was finished.
Cool, isn’t it !
The installation guide can be found at : https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/hyperconverged_systems/HyperFlex_HX_DataPlatformSoftware/HyperFlex_upgrade_guide/3-0/b_HyperFlexSystems_Upgrade_Guide_3_0.pdf