You can upgrade the CSI Driver for Dell EMC PowerFlex using Helm or Dell CSI Operator.

Update Driver from v2.0 to v2.1 using Helm


  1. Run git clone -b v2.1.0 https://github.com/dell/csi-powerflex.git to clone the git repository and get the v2.0 driver.
  2. You need to create config.yaml with the configuration of your system. Check this section in installation documentation: Install the Driver You must set the only system managed in v1.5/v2.0 driver as default in config.json in v2.1 so that the driver knows the existing volumes belong to that system.
  3. Update values file as needed.
  4. Run the csi-install script with the option --upgrade by running: cd ../dell-csi-helm-installer && ./csi-install.sh --namespace vxflexos --values ./myvalues.yaml --upgrade.


  • If you are upgrading from a driver version that was installed using Helm v2, ensure that you install Helm3 before installing the driver.
  • To update any installation parameter after the driver has been installed, change the myvalues.yaml file and run the install script with the option --upgrade, for example: ./csi-install.sh --namespace vxflexos --values ./myvalues.yaml --upgrade.
  • The logging configuration from v1.5 will not work in v2.1, since the log configuration parameters are now set in the values.yaml file located at helm/csi-vxflexos/values.yaml. Please set the logging configuration parameters in the values.yaml file.

Upgrade using Dell CSI Operator:

  1. Clone the Dell CSI Operator repository.

  2. Execute bash scripts/install.sh --upgrade This command will install the latest version of the operator.

Note: Dell CSI Operator version 1.4.0 and higher would install to the ‘dell-csi-operator’ namespace by default.

  1. To upgrade the driver, refer here.