VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1

VMware Cloud Director 10.4.1 was announced by VMware last week, new networking features, new branding and theming experience are part of this new release.

VMware Cloud Director new expierence

All new Features:

  • AVI Transparent Load Balancing
  • SEG tagging for monitoring
  • IP Name Space (Rolling updates)
  • Service Accounts Multisite Support
  • Solution Add-On Management
  • Remap Users between Identity Providers (Deprecation of Local Users) (API only)
  • New Branding & Theming Experience
  • Support for EFI boot and Secure Boot
  • Support for vSphere 8.0
  • Support for NSX 4.0.1
  • UI Enhancements
VMware Cloud Director

Upgrading the VMware Cloud Director Appliance

Upgrade from VMware Cloud Director appliance version 9.7 to version 10.4 is supported.

Starting with VMware Cloud Director 10.0, Microsoft SQL Server databases are unsupported.

When you are upgrading VMware Cloud Director, the new version must be compatible with the following components of your existing installation: 

  • The database software you are currently using for the VMware Cloud Director database.
  • The VMware vSphere ® release you are currently using. 
  • The VMware NSX® release that you are currently using. 
  • Any third-party components that directly interact with VMware Cloud Director.

For information about the compatibility of VMware Cloud Director with other VMware products and with third-party databases, refer to the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices at https://interopmatrix.vmware.com/Interoperability

Upgrade and Migration Paths and Workflows

Source EnvironmentTarget environment
VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.4 with an embedded PostgreSQL database
VMware Cloud Director 9.7 on Linux with an external Microsoft SQL Server databaseMigrate to VMware Cloud Director appliance 9.7. See Migrating vCloud Director with an External Microsoft SQL Database to vCloud Director Appliance.

Upgrade your environment to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.4. See Upgrade the VMware Cloud Director Appliance by Using an Update Package.
VMware Cloud Director 9.7 on Linux with an external PostgreSQL databaseMigrate to VMware Cloud Director appliance 9.7. See Migrating vCloud Director with an External PostgreSQL Database to vCloud Director Appliance.
Upgrade your environment to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.4. See Upgrade the VMware Cloud Director Appliance by Using an Update Package.
VMware Cloud Director 10.0 on Linux with an external PostgreSQL databaseMigrate to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.0. See Migrating vCloud Director with an External PostgreSQL Database to vCloud Director Appliance.
Upgrade your environment to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.4. See Upgrade the VMware Cloud Director Appliance by Using an Update Package.
VMware Cloud Director 10.1 on Linux with an external PostgreSQL databaseMigrate to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.1. See Migrating VMware Cloud Director with an External PostgreSQL Database to VMware Cloud Director Appliance.
Upgrade your environment to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.4. See Upgrade the VMware Cloud Director Appliance by Using an Update Package.
VMware Cloud Director 10.2 on Linux with an external PostgreSQL databaseMigrate to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.2. See Migrating VMware Cloud Director with an External PostgreSQL Database to VMware Cloud Director Appliance.
Upgrade your environment to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.4. See Upgrade the VMware Cloud Director Appliance by Using an Update Package.
VMware Cloud Director 10.3 on Linux with an external PostgreSQL databaseMigrate to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.3. See Migrating VMware Cloud Director with an External PostgreSQL Database to VMware Cloud Director Appliance.
Upgrade your environment to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.4. See Upgrade the VMware Cloud Director Appliance by Using an Update Package.
VMware Cloud Director appliance 9.7 and later with an embedded PostgreSQL databaseUpgrade your environment to VMware Cloud Director appliance 10.4. See Upgrade the VMware Cloud Director Appliance by Using an Update Package.

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