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

Upgrade Driver from version 1.5.0 to 1.6.0


  1. Verify that all pre-requisites to install CSI Driver for Dell EMC PowerScale version 1.6.0 are fulfilled. Note that change in secret format should be taken care.

    • Delete the existing secret (isilon-creds and isilon-certs-0)
    • Create new secrets (isilon-creds and isilon-certs-0) Refer Installation section here.
  2. Clone the repository https://github.com/dell/csi-powerscale , copy the helm/csi-isilon/values.yaml into a new location with a custom name say my-isilon-settings.yaml, to customize settings for installation. Edit my-isilon-settings.yaml as per the requirements.

  3. Change to directory dell-csi-helm-installer to install the Dell EMC PowerScale cd dell-csi-helm-installer

  4. Upgrade the CSI Driver for Dell EMC PowerScale version 1.6.0 using following command:

    ./csi-install.sh --namespace isilon --values ./my-isilon-settings.yaml --upgrade

Upgrade using Dell CSI Operator:

To upgrade the driver from version 1.5.0 to 1.6.0:

Note: It is highly recommended to take Backup of existing storage class definition and volumesnapshot class definition, yaml files before the upgrade.

  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.