Zero Downtime Upgrade of a VSX Cluster

Important - Before you upgrade a VSX Cluster:

Step

Instructions

1

Back up your current configuration (see Backing Up and Restoring).

Important - Back up both the Management Server and the VSX Cluster Members. Follow sk100395.

2

See the Upgrade Options and Prerequisites.

3

Upgrade the Management Server and Log Servers.

4

See Planning a Cluster Upgrade.

5

Schedule a full maintenance window to make sure you can make all the custom configurations again after the upgrade.

The procedure below describes an example VSX Cluster with three VSX Cluster Members M1, M2 and M3.

However, you can use it for clusters that consist of two or more Cluster Members.

Procedure:

For more information, see the: