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From Mathias Mullins <>
Subject Re: Cloudstack Upgrade Roadmap
Date Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:39:43 GMT

It sounds like you are talking about more the Citrix CloudPlatform upgrade

>From a CloudStack upgrade path, you would be looking at going from 2.2.14
-> 3.0.2 -> 4.0.1.

Personally I would suggest brining up your CentOS at the same time as
there are going to be a number of patches and upgrades there as well that
are going to help your management server, as well as support compatibility


On 4/16/13 4:16 PM, "Robert Botte" <> wrote:

>We are currently using Cloudstack 2.2.13 and CentOS 6.1 running on KVM
>in the advanced networking configuration. We would like to move our
>production platform to 3.0.6
>My understanding is that we need to upgrade from 2.2.13 to 2.2.14, after
>this upgrade do we have to upgrade to 3.0.2 than to 3.0.6? Is this the
>upgrade roadmap we need to follow? My understanding from technical
>feedback I received is this is known to be the successful path.
>Do we have to upgrade our CentOS version to be used for user VMs during
>our upgrade to 2.2.14 or can we wait until the end of the upgrade
>process when we finally land on 3.0.6 and then upgrade? I know the
>Management Server is suggested not to be CentOS. Are there specific
>instructions to successfully complete this upgrade regardless of the
>CentOS version(s) we use?
>Are there any "critical steps" document that can be provided to help us
>avoid any pitfalls? (new VM templates were successfully applied, files
>placed in the proper format to ensure compatibility, duplicate resource
>count table entries, etc...)
>How can we search for "ALL" custom content in advance to reduce any
>possibility of upgrade failures?
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