In VMware Cloud Foundation, operational day-to-day efficiencies are delivered through SDDC Manager. These efficiencies include full life cycle management tasks such as deployment, configuration, patching and upgrades.
Logical Design for SDDC Manager You deploy an SDDC Manager appliance in the management domain for creating VI workload domains, provisioning additional virtual infrastructure, and life cycle management of the SDDC management components.
Deployment Specification of SDDC Manager SDDC Manager is deployed as a single virtual appliance with pre-set compute and storage configuration. You plan access to the VMware Cloud Foundation online repository for downloading install and upgrade software bundles.
Network Design for SDDC Manager You place SDDC Manager on the management VLAN for traffic segmentation, and decide on the IP addressing scheme and name resolution for optimal support for the SDDC management components, and host provisioning and life cycle management.
Information Security Design for SDDC Manager You design authentication access, controls, and certificate management for the SDDC Manager according to industry standards and the requirements of your organization.