Life cycle management design details the design decisions for the life cycle management of the DRaaS Connector appliances.

Life cycle management of Cloud-Based Ransomware Recovery for VMware Cloud Foundation involves over-the-air and automatic updates to the DRaaS Connector appliances.

Table 1. Design Decisions on Life Cycle Management of Cloud-Based Ransomware Recovery

Decision ID

Design Decision

Design Justification

Design Implication


Use the VMware Cloud Services automatic over-the-air service to perform the upgrades to the DRaaS Connector appliances.

The VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery service pushes upgrades automatically.