This document describes HCX software versioning, interoperability between HCX components, and upgradability and supportability for software version skew scenarios.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for anyone who wants to install, upgrade, or use HCX. The information is written for experienced Windows or Linux system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and datacenter operations.

VMware Technical Publications Glossary

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