This topic describes how to update the version and instance type of an Alibaba Cloud Service Mesh (ASM) instance in the ASM console.

Update the version of an ASM instance

  1. Log on to the ASM console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Service Mesh > Mesh Management.
  3. On the Mesh Management page, find the ASM instance that you want to configure. Click the name of the ASM instance or click Manage in the Actions column.
  4. On the details page of the ASM instance, choose ASM Instance > Upgrade Management in the left-side navigation pane.
  5. On the Upgrade Management page, click Version Upgrade.
    If the Version Upgrade button is dimmed on the Upgrade Management page, the version of the ASM instance is the latest. No update is required.
  6. In the Note message, click OK.
    The update progress is displayed on the Upgrade Management page. When the update progress reaches 100%, the update is complete.

Update the instance type of an ASM instance

Notice

You can update the instance type only for an ASM instance of Standard Edition or Professional Edition whose version is V1.11.5.40 or later.

  1. Log on to the ASM console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Service Mesh > Mesh Management.
  3. On the Mesh Management page, find the ASM instance whose instance type you want to update and click Specification change in the Actions column.
  4. On the Specification change page, set the Spec parameter to the specified instance type as needed, select I have understood and accepted the Service Agreement and have read and agreed Alibaba Cloud Service Mesh ASM Service Level Agreement, and then click Update Service Mesh.
  5. Activate ASM in pay-as-you-go mode.

    If you have not created an ASM instance of a commercial edition before and this is your first time to update an ASM instance of Standard Edition or Professional Edition to a commercial edition, the Error message appears to prompt you to activate ASM in pay-as-you-go mode.

    In the Error message, click go to activate. On the page that appears, select ASM (Pay-as-you-go) Terms of Service and click Activate Now.

    After you activate ASM in pay-as-you-go mode, ASM starts to update the instance type of your ASM instance. If the value in the Status column of the instance changes from Updating to Running on the Mesh Management page, the update is complete.

  6. Update the image of the ASM instance.
    After you update the instance type of the ASM instance, you may need to perform the following operations based on your business requirements:
    • If your ASM instance of Standard Edition was created after April 1, 2022, you need to restart the application pods in the clusters on the data plane after the instance type update to use the features provided by the destination instance type.
    • If your ASM instance of Standard Edition was created before April 1, 2022, you need to Submit a ticket after the instance type update to update the image of the ASM instance on the ASM control plane and in the clusters on the data plane.
    • If your ASM instance of Professional Edition was created before April 1, 2022, you can directly use the features provided by the destination instance type after the instance type update.