The SDDC Manager software is licensed under the Cloud Foundation license. As part of the Cloud Foundation product, SDDC Manager deploys specific VMware software products, some of which are licensed under the Cloud Foundation license and some are licensed separately.

The following VMware software deployed by SDDC Manager is licensed under the Cloud Foundation license:

  • VMware vSphere

  • VMware Virtual SAN

  • VMware NSX for vSphere

The following VMware software deployed by SDDC Manager is licensed separately:

  • VMware vCenter Server

  • VMware vRealize Log Insight

  • VMware vRealize Operations

  • Content packs for Log Insight

  • Management packs for vRealize Operations

  • VMware Horizon 6

  • VMware App Volumes

Note:

For information about which specific editions of each VMware product are licensed for use with the Cloud Foundation license, use the information resources at the Cloud Foundation product information page at http://www.vmware.com/products/cloud-foundation.html.

All physical processors in your installation are licensed using the base Cloud Foundation license.

Product

Product Licensing Model Within the Base License

VMware vSphere®

Per CPU

VMware Virtual SAN™

Per CPU

VMware NSX® for vSphere®

Per CPU