Applying the VMware software bundle upgrades the VMware software that is part of Cloud Foundation software.


The VMware software bundle must be available in the local repository.


  1. Apply the workaround described in VMware Cloud Foundation 2.1.1 update bundle fails to download.
  2. On the Lifecycle Management page on the SDDC Manager Dashboard, click the UPDATES tab.
  3. Click the drop-down next to Available Updates.
  4. Click the UPDATE button next to the VMware Software update.

    On the TARGET page, the management domain is selected by default.

  5. Click NEXT.
  6. On the SCHEDULE page, select the date and time for the update to be applied to the target domains and click NEXT. You can select a date within a year from the present date.

    Do not reboot the physical racks, any devices on the rack, or the SDDC Manager VM while the upgrade is in progress.

  7. Click NEXT.
  8. On the Review Update page, review the update bundle, targets, and schedule.