The VIA User's Guide provides information about how to install VIA, manage software bundles, and image physical racks.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for anyone who wants to install or upgrade VIA and image physical racks. The information is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.

Related Publications

The VMware Cloud Foundation Overview and Bring-Up Guide contains detailed information about the Cloud Foundation product, its components, and the network topology of an Cloud Foundation installation.

The Administering VMware Cloud Foundation provides information about how to manage a VMware Cloud Foundation™ system, including managing the system's physical and logical resources, managing users, configuring and deploying service offerings, and upgrading and monitoring the system.

VMware Technical Publications Glossary

VMware Technical Publications provides a glossary of terms that might be unfamiliar to you. For definitions of terms as they are used in VMware technical documentation, go to