Cisco HyperFlex Systems Upgrade Guide for VMware ESXi, Release 3.0
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This section provides information related to upgrading a Cisco HyperFlex Edge system.
For upgrading a HyperFlex Edge system, use split upgrade only. Do not use combined upgrade.
When upgrading a HyperFlex Edge system, only HyperFlex Data Platform can be upgraded from the HX Connect UI. Do not select the UCS Server firmware option. Instead, perform the firmware upgrade separately using the Host Upgrade
Utility (HUU) tool or the Integrated Management Controller (IMC) Supervisor.
HyperFlex Edge and Firmware Compatibility Matrix for 3.x Deployments
Cisco HX Data Platform, Release 3.x based Deployments
Confirm the component firmware on the server meets the minimum versions listed in the
HyperFlex Edge does not support Cisco IMC versions
4.0(4a), 4.0(4b), 4.0(4c), 4.0(4d), and
Upgrading Server Firmware on a Cisco UCS C-Series Server Using the Cisco IMC Supervisor
If you are upgrading to Cisco IMC version 2.0(x), you must change the default Cisco IMC password.
Before upgrading Cisco IMC Supervisor and if a firmware profile was already set up, ensure that the Cisco.com credentials
and proxy details are configured.
Choose Systems > Firmware Management.
On the Firmware Management page, click Firmware Upgrades.
Click Run Upgrade. A warning message appears, advising you that running the upgrade on the selected servers will cause the host to reboot into
the firmware update tool. On completion of the firmware update, the servers will reboot back to the host OS.
Click OK to confirm.
On the Upgrade Firmware screen, complete the following:
Select Profile drop-down list
Choose a profile from the drop-down list.
Click Select and choose the servers from the list. The list displays only those servers whose platforms match the one configured in the
Image Version field
Image Path field
Schedule later check box
Check this check box and select an existing schedule to run an upgrade. You can also click the + icon to create a new schedule.
Post Upgrade Tasks for HyperFlex Edge
After the upgrade is complete and the HyperFlex Edge cluster has been upgraded, log out and log back in to vCenter to see the upgrade changes.
Confirm that the HX nodes match the expected firmware version.
Check the firmware version in the IMC supervisor GUI to verify for the correct firmware version.