Infrastructure Impact While Using LCM

  • 18 December 2020
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LCM (Life Cycle Manager) is a tool provided by Nutanix to upgrade firmware and software across a Nutanix environment. Depending upon the type of firmware that needs to be upgraded, a reboot of a node may be required.

While reviewing the inventory of software/firmware that needs to be upgraded, you may not know which upgrades require a reboot of a node (or not). This information might be crucial in determining the impact and precautions that need to be taken in planning for the upgrade event (change windows, time allocated, etc.).

KB 6107 details which upgrades require a node or CVM reboot and which ones do not. Navigate to the


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