Upgrade VxBlock Central Orchestration Services

Upgrade VxBlock Central Orchestration Services from version current version to the latest RCM version.

About this task

Download the upgrade files and install the bundle on the VxBlock Central Orchestration Services VM.

Before you begin

Take snapshot of the VM that is deployed for VxBlock Central Orchestration Services.

Procedure

  1. Download the following files from the Download center to a temporary location:
    • vxcos-upgrade-service-patch-x.x.x.zip (optional)
      Note: The service patch file enables you to view the Upgrade tab in the VxBlock Central Orchestration Services UI. You must have the Upgrade tab to perform the upgrade procedure. Download this file only if the Upgrade tab is not visible in the VxBlock Central Orchestration Services UI.
    • vxcos-upgrade-bundle-x.x.x.zip
  2. Perform the following substeps to view the Upgrade tab on the VxBlock Central Orchestration Services UI:
    Note: If the Upgrade tab is already visible, then ignore the below steps.
    1. Copy the vxcos-upgrade-service-patch-x.x.x.zip to the /home/ciadmin directory.
    2. To unzip vxcos-upgrade-service-patch-x.x.x.zip, type:

      sudo unzip vxcos-upgrade-service-patch-x.x.x.zip

    3. Go to the patch directory, type:

      sudo cd vxcos-upgrade-service-patch-x.x.x

    4. To install the patch using the install script, type:

      sudo python install-patch-x.x.x.py

    5. After successful installation of the patch, a confirmation message is displayed.
    6. Launch VxBlock Central Orchestration Services and verify that the Upgrade service is available with status as UP. Verify that the Upgrade is visible in the VxBlock Central Orchestration Services UI.
  3. To upgrade the VxBlock Central Orchestration Services VM, perform the following steps:
    1. Go to VxCOS UI > Upgrade tab.
    2. Click Upload Upgrade Bundle and select the appropriate upgrade bundle.
    3. Select Upload. The file is displayed in the VxBlock Central Orchestration Services UI.
    4. Verify in the Status column that the upgrade bundle is Ready to Install.
    5. In the Actions column, click the install icon to complete. Status information when complete:
      Status Description

      INSTALLED

      Upgrade completes without any issues.

      FAILED (Rollback done)

      Upgrade detects a problem and rolls back to the service(s) version prior to upgrade.

      FAILED (Rollback failed)

      Observes unexpected behavior post upgrade. Revert to the VM snapshot taken prior to upgrade and contact Dell EMC Support.