Cloud Foundation includes the following install bundles.

  • A VI workload domain install bundle is used to deploy later versions of the software components instead of the versions in your original Cloud Foundation installation. It includes software bits for vCenter Server and NSX-T Data Center.
  • The vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager install bundle is used for deploying vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager.

This section describes the procedure for downloading install bundles from SDDC Manager. To download install bundles using a proxy server or in an offline mode, refer to the Download Bundles section in the VMware Cloud Foundation Lifecycle Management.


  1. Log in to your My VMware Account.
    1. On the SDDC Manager Dashboard, click Administration > Repository Settings.
    2. Click Authenticate.
    3. Type your My VMware user name and password.
    4. Click Authorize.
  2. On the SDDC Manager Dashboard, click Lifecycle Management > Bundles in the left navigation pane.
    All available bundles are displayed. Install bundles display an Install Only Bundle label.
  3. For the bundle you want to download, do one of the following:
    • Click Download Now.

      The bundle download begins right away.

    • Click Schedule Download.

      Select the date and time for the bundle download and click Schedule.

  4. Navigate to Lifecycle Management > Download History to see the downloaded bundles.