VMware Cloud Foundation 3.5 – What’s coming?

VCF 3.0 went GA only this Sept ’18 (see my previous article) and at #VMworld Europe 2018 this week VMware announced the next big release of Cloud Foundation, now at version 3.5 So what’s new? Latest and greatest versions for all components, please note that bill of material might change since 3.5 hasn’t GA yet ! Cloud […]

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Introducing VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0

VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) 3.0 is now GA. This is a major new release and it comes with a lot of new features and changes compared to the predecessor 2.3.x What’s new  Support for all vSAN ReadyNodes in the vSAN VMware Compatibility GuideExpanded hardware support with ability to use vSAN ReadyNodes in the VMware Compatibility […]

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NSX Controller on VCF and VM Storage policy out of compliance

DISCLAIMER this post is based on VCF on VxRack SDDC. VCF DIY / ready-nodes might be less prescriptive in terms of constraints or have different supported configurations. VI Workload Domain Creation Wizard When a workload domain (WLD) is provisioned in Cloud Foundation from SDDC Manager, a default VM storage policy is created and associated with […]

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Cloud Foundation LCM Update Failed on ESXi Host Upgrade Bundle

Recently I was running some Cloud Foundation upgrades for a customer and encountered a problem trying to execute an ESXi upgrade bundle. The error was the following: clicking on the host name that’s all you could see from the GUI ESX_UPGRADE_VUM_PRECHECK_CLUSTER_SIZE_INVALID Not super meaningful in all honest. All you can see is that Update Manager (VUM) […]

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