This morning I gave an internal presentation to my colleagues about upgrading vCloud Networking & Security (vCNS) to NSX including vCloud Director (vCD), as there’s still quite some customers that need to follow up on this. In this article, you can find my remarks and key takeaways that might assist you in performing the upgrade without any hassle.
Automation is a great thing and can save you a lot of time if used correctly. Some times a manual approach is preferred tho, and that’s probably the reason why you are viewing this article. The instruction described in this article will enable you to upgrade your HP StoreVirtual nodes one-by-one instead of by Management Group.
One of my readers asked me if I could write down the steps required to upgrade an HP StoreVirtual (P4500) SAN environment (Thanks Hal!). Instead of updating the original post, I am publishing this post to make it easier to find for other people. This is a general instruction for version 9.5 and higher.
Last weekend VMware announced that vSphere 5.5 was available for download and I guess everyone hurried themselves to the download section of the VMware website including me! 🙂
I didn’t have time to actually use the binaries until last tuesday and thought of myself it would be cool to add something extra to my blog; video recordings! So, here it is, my first video recording during my upgrade from vSphere 5.1 to 5.5.