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  1. Verify that you have prepared your environment as listed in the OpenStack Nuances section above.

  2. Navigate to the Suite Installer Dashboard.

  3. Click Upgrade in the New Kubernetes Cluster tile to create a new Kubernetes cluster and install the Suite Admin on it.

  4. Click the OpenStack tile. You see the Specify Cluster Credentials page.

  5. Enter your Suite Admin credentials and click Connect.

    OpenStack DetailsDescription

    Suite Admin Endpoint for the Cluster to be Upgraded

    The DNS address or IP address of the vCenter server where you launch the Suite Admin.

    Email Address (Username) of the Suite Admin

    The email address of Suite Admin (the Initial Administrator) who setup the Suite Admin.
    Password for the Suite AdminThe password for the Suite Admin (the Initial Administrator) who setup the Suite Admin.
    Tenant ID for the Suite Admin
    The Tenant ID for the Suite Admin (the Initial Administrator) who setup the Suite Admin.
    Is This an Amazon EKS ClusterToggle the switch (default = No). If it is, provide the Access Key and Secret Key details.

    The CloudCenter Suite validates the OpenStack credentials to ensure that the cluster is available to this user.

  6. Once the connection is validated, click Next.

  7. Click Confirm to continue with the changes.

  8. When Connected, you see the cloud type and other information on the left side off the screen – enter the information in the Upgrade settings fields

  9. Click Upgrade to upgrade the Kubernetes cluster as well as the master primary server and worker nodes once the upgrade is complete. A progress bar with relevant status messages is displayed as visible in the following screenshots.

  10. At this point, you can:

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

    2. Wait for cluster to finish upgrading. 

  11. Once successful, you see the success message.

    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 Another Cluster to start another installation and go back to the homepage (Installer Dashboard).

    3. Download Kubeconfig file to connect to the launched cluster using the kubectl tool.

  12. After the installation is complete, use the following command to SSH into the workers/masters primary servers as cloud-user and use the private SSH key or the public key (provided when you configured the Placement Properties details above).

    Code Block
    #Sample command to SSH into a worker/masterprimary server
    ssh -I <private key> cloud-user@<Masteruser@<primary server/Workerworker IP>
  13. Login to CloudCenter Suite using valid credentials and verify that your information is preserved and that the cluster was upgraded.


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