Dell EMC VxBlock™ and Vblock™ Systems 540 Software and Firmware Upgrade Guide

This document describes how to upgrade a VxBlock System 540 or Vblock System 540 from one RCM release to another within the same RCM train.

See the RCM Portal for supported RCM releases for the platform.

The audience for this document includes Dell Technologies Sales Engineers, field consultants, advanced services specialists, and those who need to upgrade a VxBlock System 540 or Vblock System 540.

See the following table for information about other upgrade instructions:

Component Document
VMware vSphere 6.5 or 6.7 to 7.0

(VMware vSphere 7.0 is not supported on Vblock Systems)

Dell EMC VxBlock™ Systems Upgrade Guide from VMware vSphere 6.5 or VMware vSphere 6.7 to VMware vSphere 7.0
VMware vSphere 6.0 or 6.5 to 6.7 Dell EMC Converged Systems Upgrade Guide from VMware vSphere 6.0 and VMware vSphere 6.5 to VMware vSphere 6.7
VMware vSphere 6.0 to 6.5 Dell EMC Converged Systems Upgrade Guide from VMware vSphere 6.0 to VMware vSphere 6.5
VxBlock Central Dell EMC VxBlock Central Upgrade Guide
IMPORTANT: Starting with VMware vSphere 6.5, Cisco Nexus 1000v is not supported. Migrate from the Cisco Nexus 1000V switch to the VMware vSphere Virtual Distributed Switch (VDS) before upgrading to VMware vSphere 6.5. Contact Support and Deployment Services (SDS) to migrate from the Cisco Nexus 1000V to the VMware vSphere Distributed Switch.

See the Glossary for terms, definitions, and acronyms.