Azure AKS Upgrade


See Upgrade Approach for details on permissions and prerequisites.

Azure Nuances

Be aware of the following requirements to install CloudCenter Suite:

Module Details

Additionally, refer to your module documentation for module-specific dependencies as displayed in the following table.

Workload ManagerCloud Overview
Action OrchestratorAdd Cloud Account
Cost OptimizerCloud Overview

Installation Process

To upgrade the cluster for an Azure AKS Kubernetes environment, perform the following procedure. 

  1. Navigate to the Suite Installer Dashboard (see Prepare Infrastructure).

  2. Click Upgrade in the Upgrade Kubernetes Cluster section to specify the credentials for your cluster as displayed in the following screenshot.

  3. Enter the Suite Admin URL (or DNS), username, password, and Tenant ID for the admin account.

  4. Identify if this is An Amazon EKS Cluster by toggling the switch (default is No). If it is, provide the Access Key and Secret Key details.

  5. Click Connect to validate your credentials. Once Connected, you see the cloud type and other information on the left side off the screen as visible in the following screenshot.

  6. Click Next and select the desired Kubernetes version from the dropdown list for this upgrade.

  7. If an upgrade is available, select the Desired K8s version for the upgrade.

  8. Click Upgrade to upgrade the Kubernetes cluster as well as the master and worker nodes once the upgrade is complete. A progress bar with relevant status messages is displayed.

    An upgrade operation can take a long time depending on the number of nodes to be upgraded and cloud response time.

  9. At this point, you can:

    1. Download the latest logs to track the upgrade process.

    2. Wait for cluster to finish upgrading.

  10. The installation progress is visible on screen. Once successful, you see the success message displayed.

    CloudCenter Suite installation successful!

  11. You have the following options at this point:

    1. Click Take Me To Suite Admin to launch and set up the Suite Admin.

    2. Click Install or Upgrade Another Cluster to start another installation on the same cluster.

    3. Download the Kubeconfig file.

    4. Download the SSH private key.

    5. Re-purpose the installer server.

  12. Login to CloudCenter Suite using valid credentials and verify that your information is preserved and that the cluster was upgraded.

You have now upgraded the cluster on the AKS cloud. Verify your Suite Admin and tenant data.

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