Upgrade the VMware vSphere Distributed Switch Upgrade the VMware vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS) using VMware vSphere 7.0 documentation. Procedure Log in to VMware vCenter Server using https://<fqdn-vCenter>/ui in the browser. From the VMware vSphere Networking Guide, perform Upgrade a vSphere Distributed Switch to a Later Version for each VMware VDS. Parent topic Upgrade to VMware vSphere 7.0Some VxBlock System components are optional or specific to environments. If you do not have a specific component, skip that component. When the component is in a cluster configuration, upgrade the subordinate component before you upgrade the primary component.