VCF 4.0.1 to LCM Update

This is going to be very similar but shorter version of my previous 4.0 to 4.0.1 online VCF LCM update.

The updated components for are just SDDC Manager and vCenter Server as per following screenshot from the official release notes

  1. SDDC Manager (bundle ID 06970cd8-def6-4337-a99c-a3917f5db976)
    • from version build 16428904 to build 16660200
  2. vCenter Server 7.0.0c (bundle ID b266869d-7b27-42e5-a57e-e4a40ca134be)
    • from version build 16386292 to build 16620007

1.SDDC Manager

The following is the full of list of all SDDC services that are going to be get upgraded

2.vCenter Server 7.0.0c

VMware vCenter Server Appliance 7.0.0c includes the following new features:

  • Supervisor cluster: new version of Kubernetes, support for custom certificates and PNID changes
    • The Supervisor cluster now supports Kubernetes 1.18.2 (along with 1.16.7 and 1.17.4)
    • Replacing machine SSL certificates with custom certificates is now supported
    • vCenter PNID update is now supported when there are Supervisor clusters in the vCenter
  • Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Service for vSphere: new features added for cluster scale-in, networking and storage
    • Cluster scale-in operation is now supported for Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service clusters
    • Ingress firewall rules are now enforced by default for all Tanzu Kubernetes Grid service clusters
    • New versions of Kubernetes shipping regularly asynchronously to vSphere patches, current versions are 1.16.8, 1.16.12, 1.17.7, 1.17.8
  • Network service: new version of NCP
    • SessionAffinity is now supported for ClusterIP services
    • IngressClass, PathType, and Wildcard domain are supported for Ingress in Kubernetes 1.18
    • Client Auth is now supported in Ingress Controller
  • Registry service: new version of Harbor
    • The Registry service now is upgraded to 1.10.3

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