Category: Cloud Foundation

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4.1 Released

VMware has released Cloud Foundation 4.4.1 and Cloud Foundation 4.4.1 on Dell EMC VxRail. This is maintenance release that updates the BOM. At the moment, the download can be a little hard to find, since there are a bug on the VMware download page. NOTE: The download page has been fixed. See the full release…

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By Allan Kjaer May 16, 2022 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4 Released

VMware has released VMware Cloud Foundation 4.4, this is has some major enhancement, changes and security fixes. There are important changes, like ESXi host do not need to have SSH enabled, and flexible vRealize Product Upgrades. What’s new: VMware vRealize Suite updated to 8.6.2 VMware vSphere 7.0.3c Enhanced AI/ML workload support with NVIDIA AI Enterprise…

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By Allan Kjaer February 11, 2022 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3 Released

VMware has VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3 and VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3 on Dell EMC VxRail 4.3. What’s new: Flexibility in Application Virtual Networks (AVN):  Application Virtual Networks (AVN)s, which include the NSX Edge Cluster and NSX network segments, are no longer deployed and configured during bring-up. Instead they are implemented as a Day-N operations in SDDC Manager,…

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By Allan Kjaer August 25, 2021 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2 Released

VMware has released Cloud Foundation 4.2. This version contains vRealize Suite to 8.2, NSX-T to 3.1, and updates to other things like vCenter/ESXi/….. What’s new: vSAN HCI Mesh Support: VMware Cloud Foundation supports HCI Mesh on VSAN clusters. This capability allows you to utilize storage from remote vSAN clusters in a local vSAN cluster.  NSX-T Federation…

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By Allan Kjaer February 9, 2021 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1.0 Released

VMware has released Cloud Foundation 4.1.0. Note: the BOM does not have the vRealize Suite 8.2 in this version, What’s new: vVols as Principal Storage in Workload Domains: VMware Cloud Foundation now supports vVols as principal storage, providing a common storage management framework for external storage and automation for pre-defined storage, including volume management and…

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By Allan Kjaer October 6, 2020 0

VMware VCF 4.0.1.1 on VxRail Upgrade Failure

I was upgrading our VCF on VxRail to 4.0.1.1 with my colleague Anders Jacobsen. When Running the upgrade, the first elements, the SDDC Manager and vCenter update went fine, but when we came to the VxRail manager, that needed op upgraded to version 7.0.010-26590399, it failed with a strange error. Error: Unexpected failure during upgrade,…

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By Allan Kjaer September 22, 2020 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1 Released

VMware has released VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1 and VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1 for VxRAil. What’s new: NSX-T cluster-level upgrade support: Users can upgrade specific host clusters within a workload domain so that the upgrade can fit into their maintenance windows. Multi-pNIC/multi-vDS during bring-up: The deployment parameter workbook now provides three vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) profiles…

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By Allan Kjaer July 4, 2020 3

VMware vSphere with Kubernetes Design

If you want to use VMware vSphere with Kubernetes, you have to buy this as VMware Cloud Foundation and as a minimum standard edition. The reason VMware vSphere with Kubernetes at the moment is only available a VMware Cloud Foundation is that there is a requirement for NSX-T licenses also, so the argument is that,…

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By Allan Kjaer May 23, 2020 0

VMware vRealize Suite 8.1 and more released

VMware has released vRealize Automation 8.1, vRealize Orchestrator 8.1, Operations 8.1,vRealize Log Insight 8.1, vRealize Network Insight 5.2, vRealize Lifecycle Configuration Manager 8.1, VMware Cloud Foundations 4.0 and VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 6.0. The what’s new are not complete lists of new og enhanced features. vRealize Automation 8.1 What’s new: Support for…

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By Allan Kjaer April 14, 2020 0

VMware Cloud Foundation 3.9.1 Released

VMware has released Cloud Foundation 3.9.1. This new version has a new Bill of Materials with never versions of the software, and other fixes. Application Virtual Networks (AVNs): Enable vRealize Suite deployment in NSX overlay networks. AVNs provide benefits for portability and failover for planned migration or disaster recovery. New installations of Cloud Foundation 3.9.1 use…

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By Allan Kjaer January 14, 2020 0