Starting the upgrade

The upgrade steps vary slightly depending on whether you are upgrading from StorageGRID Webscale 11.0.x to 11.1 or whether you are upgrading from StorageGRID Webscale 11.1.x to 11.1.y.

Before you begin

You have reviewed all of the considerations and completed all of the steps in "Upgrade planning and preparation."


  1. Sign in to the Grid Manager using a supported browser.
  2. Optionally, disable email notifications.
    You can disable email notifications during the upgrade to avoid receiving excessive email notifications about node outages and upgrade processes.
    1. Select Configuration > Display Options.
    2. Select the Notification Suppress All check box.

      All email notifications are suppressed when this check box is selected, including those unrelated to the upgrade, such as event-triggered AutoSupport email notifications.

      screenshot of Configuration > Display Options page
    3. Click Apply Changes.
  3. If you have not already done so, follow the instructions in "Verifying the installed version of StorageGRID Webscale" to determine which version of StorageGRID Webscale is currently running.
  4. Select the appropriate instructions for your version.
    If you have... Go to...
    StorageGRID Webscale 11.0.x Starting an upgrade from StorageGRID Webscale 11.0
    StorageGRID Webscale 11.1.x Starting an upgrade from StorageGRID Webscale 11.1
    Any other StorageGRID Webscale version Stop here. You cannot use these instructions to upgrade your software.