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VMware Cloud Foundation 2.1.3b Release Notes

VMware Cloud Foundation | 12 OCT 2017

Cloud Foundation 2.1.3b is a minor patch release, resulting in abbreviated release notes. The content of the Cloud Foundation 2.1.3 release notes also applies to version 2.1.3b.

What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

The VMware Cloud Foundation 2.1.3b release includes the following:

  • Upgrade from VMware vSphere (ESXi) 6.0 Express Patch 5 Release (ESXi600-20170604001) to VMware vSphere (ESXi) 6.0 Patch 11 Release (ESXi600-201710301). See Knowledge Base Article 2151042.

Cloud Foundation is a software product that deploys the VMware SDDC Software Stack. For information about what is new in those products, as well as their known issues and resolved issues, see the release notes for those software versions. You can locate their release notes from their documentation landing pages at

Installation and Upgrades Information

You can upgrade to Cloud Foundation 2.1.3b from a 2.1.3a deployment.

Supported Upgrade Paths

The following upgrade paths are supported in sequential manner:

  • 2.0 to 2.1 to 2.1.1 to 2.1.2 to 2.1.3
  • 2.1.3 to 2.1.3a
  • 2.1.3a to 2.1.3b

LCM Upgrade Bundles

The Cloud Foundation 2.1.3b software BOM contains only VMware vSphere (ESXi) 6.0 patch 11 Release (vsphere60ep11). This patch bundle is hosted on the VMware Depot site and available via the Lifecycle Management feature in SDDC Manager. See Lifecycle Management in the Administering VMware Cloud Foundation guide.

Software Component Date Build Number
VMware Software Update, VMware vSphere (ESXi) 6.0 Patch 11 Release 12 OCTOBER 2017 6765062

For more information on applying the patch bundle, see the following resources: