A given version of the SDDC software is supported only for a specific period of time. Updates to the SDDC software are necessary to maintain the health and availability of the service, and are mandatory.

Each version of the SDDC software has an expiration date. SDDCs whose software version is past the expiration date are not guaranteed support from VMware.

To find the version of your SDDC software, see Get Support.

Table 1. Lifecycle Support for SDDC Software Versions
SDDC Version Expiration Date
1.10 TBD
1.9 December 31, 2020
1.8 November 30, 2020
1.7 Feb 28, 2020
1.6 October 31, 2019