The VxBlock Central Upgrade Guide describes upgrading from Dell EMC Vision 3.6.2 and from previous versions of VxBlock Central to the most recent version of VxBlock Central.

See the latest Dell EMC VxBlock Central Upgrade Guide for detailed information.

NOTE: This section is not applicable to VxBlock Central Version 4.0.
Task Estimated time
Upgrade VxBlock Central
Pre upgrade tasks
Verify system requirements 5 minutes
Upgrade verification tasks 10 minutes
Download VxBlock Central upgrade files 10 to 12 minutes
Collect the custom display names 5 minutes
Take a snapshot of VMs 2 minutes per VM
Take a snapshot of VMs in the cluster 2 minutes per VM
Configure the VMs to use the NTP server 5 minutes
Upgrade tasks
Upgrade a single MSM VM using the simplified upgrade 20 to 30 minutes
Upgrade a single site cluster with a single MSM VM 20 to 25 minutes
Upgrade a single-site cluster containing multiple MSM VMs 50 to 60 minutes per cluster
Upgrade a multisite cluster 50 to 60 minutes per cluster
Post upgrade tasks
Retype the custom display names 2 minutes
Remove a VM snapshot 2 to 3 minutes per VM
Upload compliance content 2 minutes
Perform post configuration steps 15 to 20 minutes
Check SRS settings for VxBlock Central Lifecycle Management 30 minutes
Upgrade VxBlock Central Orchestration Services (if licensed) 15 to 20 minutes
Upgrade the VxBlock Central Operations Management Pack (if licensed) 10 to 15 minutes