Upgrading Cluster API components

When to upgrade

In general, it’s recommended to upgrade to the latest version of Cluster API to take advantage of bug fixes, new features and improvements.


If moving between different API versions, there may be additional tasks that you need to complete. See below for detailed instructions.

Ensure that the version of Cluster API is compatible with the Kubernetes version of the management cluster.

Upgrading to newer versions of 1.0.x

Use clusterctl to upgrade between versions of Cluster API 1.0.x.