Prepare to upgrade VxBlock Central

Install the most recent version of VxBlock Central or upgrade from Vision software version 1.0.0 and version 1.5.0 to VxBlock Central.

Verify access to the Download center. Take snapshots of the Core VM, MSM VM, or MSP VM previously deployed for Vision or VxBlock Central.

The upgrade process installs the latest version of VxBlock Central Base option. See the Dell EMC VxBlock Central Installation Guide to install VxBlock Central Workflow Automation and Advanced Analytics. The upgrade includes the following tasks:
  1. Download required files to perform the upgrade.
  2. Install an upgrade bundle on each Core VM to apply security and VxBlock Central updates. Complete the Core VM upgrade before upgrading the MSM VM.
  3. Upgrade the compliance content on the Core VM and MSM VM.
  4. Install an upgrade bundle on each MSM VM to apply security and VxBlock Central updates.
  5. Install an upgrade bundle on the MSP VM to apply security and VxBlock Central updates.

For a single-site environment, see VxBlock Central simplified upgrade to upgrade Core VM, MSM VM, and MSP VM.

For a multisite environment, upgrade manually.