VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5 on Dell VxRail 7.0.410 is now GA (Generally Available). The following is a list of all the components and their versions as per VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5. Please note the VCF 4.5 BOM is unchanged from the initial GA of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5 on Dell VxRail 7.0.400: https://davidring.ie/2022/10/14/vcf-4-5-on-vxrail-7-0-400-release/
Note: the VCF On VxRail BOM below can be officially referenced in the Release Notes:
VMware Cloud Foundation 4.x on Dell VxRail Release Notes
VCF 4.5 release BOM includes the following:
|VMware Cloud Builder||4.5 (20612863)|
|SDDC Manager||4.5 (20612863)|
|vCenter Server Appliance||7.0 Update|
|VMware NSX-T Data Center||22.214.171.124 (20541212)|
|VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager||8.8.2 (20080494)|
DELL VxRail 7.0.410 release components:
|VxRail Manager||7.0.410 build 27831807|
|VMware ESXi||7.0 U3i build 20842708|
|VMware vSAN||7.0 U3i build 20842708|
For new installations: You can directly install VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5 on VxRail 7.0.410.
For upgrades to VCF 4.5 on VxRail 7.0.410: please reference the following DELL Knowledge Base articles:
Note: You may use VMware Async Patch Tool in order to upgrade the VI WLD vCenter(s) to U3i https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/88287
- VCF 4.5 On VxRail 7.0.410 includes a number of security bug fixes which are detailed here.
- Correlating VMware Cloud Foundation version with the versions of its constituent products
- Announcing General Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5
- VMware Cloud Foundation 4.5 on Dell EMC VxRail Release Notes
What about vCenter? VxRail 7.0.410 comes with vCenter U3i, but VCF 4.5 is vCenter U3h. Does it have to be patched first or can it stay on U3h for VxRail 410?
Hi Marc, great question!
You may use VMware Async Patch Tool in order to upgrade the vCenter to U3i https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/88287.
I’ll add a note to this degree above. Thanks, David!