You must log in to My VMware account before downloading a bundle.

You must be logged in to My VMware account to download update bundles.

  1. In the SDDC dashboard, click Administration > Repository Settings .
  2. Enter the My VMware credentials as well as the Dell EMC credentials. Click Authenticate. You have to log into both My VMware and Dell EMC to update all the VMware Cloud Foundation and the VxRail components.
  3. To access the bundles, you have two options:
    • In the SDDC Manager Dashboard, navigate to the Bundles page. This page shows the available update bundles for the components.
      1. Click Lifecycle Management > Bundle Management.
    • In the SDDC Manager Dashboard, navigate to the Workload Domain page.
      1. Click Inventory > Workload Domains.
      2. Click the name of a workload domain and then click the Updates/Patches tab.
        The number next to the Updates/Patches tab indicates the available updates.

        The Available Updates section displays all updates applicable to this workload domain.

        Also, you can view the current versions running such as the VxRail current version.

  4. To view the metadata details for an update bundle, click View Details. The bundle severity and detailed information about each component included in the bundle is displayed. If a bundle is a cumulative bundle, this information is displayed as well. The bundle severity levels are described in the table below.
    Severity Value Description
    Critical A problem may severely impact your production systems (including the loss of production data). Such impacts could be system down or HA not functioning.
    Important A problem may affect functionality, or cause a system to function in a severely reduced capacity. The situation causes significant impact to portions of the business operations and productivity. The system is exposed to potential loss or interruption of services. A change to support hardware enablement (for example, a driver update), or a new feature for an important product capability.
    Moderate A problem may affect partial non-critical functionality loss. This may be a minor issue with limited loss, no loss of functionality, or impact to the client's operations and issues in which there is an easy circumvention or avoidance by the end user. This includes documentation errors.
    Low A problem which has low or no impact to a product's functionality or a client's operations. There is no impact on quality, performance, or functionality of the product.
  5. Click Schedule Download. Select the date and time for the bundle download and click Schedule.