Upgrades overview

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The content in this section introduces the recommended upgrade sequence for components in a NetApp SolidFire all-flash storage system. ​

System upgrade sequence

The system upgrade sequence content describes the tasks that are needed to complete a SolidFire all-flash storage system upgrade. Ideally these procedures are performed as part of the larger upgrade sequence and not in isolation. If a component-based upgrade or update is needed, see the procedure prerequisites to ensure additional complexities are addressed.

Use the following sequence to upgrade your NetApp SolidFire all-flash storage system for Element 12.3:

vSphere upgrade sequence including Element Plug-in for vCenter Server

The vSphere upgrade sequence including Element Plug-in for vCenter Server content describes additional pre- and post-upgrade steps required to re-install the Element Plug-in for vCenter Server.

Use the following sequence to upgrade your vSphere components in a NetApp SolidFire all-flash storage system with Element Plug-in for vCenter Server:

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