VMware HCX 4.3.9 | 23 AUG 2022 | Build 20310353 (Connnector) 20310352 (Cloud)

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About VMware HCX

VMware HCX 4.3.9 is available for VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud deployments only.

VMware HCX delivers secure and seamless application mobility and infrastructure hybridity across both on-premises and in the cloud. HCX abstracts the distinct private or public vSphere resources and presents a Service Mesh as an end-to-end entity. HCX Interconnect can then provide high-performance, secure, and optimized multi-site connectivity to achieve infrastructure hybridity and present multiple options for bi-directional virtual machine mobility with technologies that facilitate the modernization of legacy data centers.

For more information, see the VMware HCX User Guide in the VMware Documentation Center.

System Requirements and Compatibility

For HCX deployment requirements, see Preparing for HCX Installation.

The following resources provide information related to HCX deployments:

Installation

HCX for VMware on AWS GovCloud installs as an add-on service from the VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud console. Following the deployment of HCX Cloud Manager in VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud, you deploy HCX Connector in your on-premises site and connect the two sites as a "site pair." Alternatively, you can create a site pairing between two VMware Cloud for AWS GovCloud deployments in a cloud-to-cloud configuration.

To get started, see HCX for VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud.

For a sample installation workflow, see the section HCX Installation Workflow for HCX Public Clouds.

What's New

VMware HCX 4.3.9 is the initial HCX release supporting VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud and is intended only for VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud environments. For more information, see HCX for VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud.

HCX for VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud supports the same services and features as HCX for VMware Cloud on AWS. For a detailed list of supported services, see HCX Services for VMware Cloud on AWS. HCX WAN Optimization and OS Assisted Migration services are not supported.

Deprecation Notices

Deprecated features receive no further development or code fixes, and will be removed in a future release. The following is a summary list of deprecated features in HCX 4.x releases:

  • HCX Site Recovery Manager Integration – In HCX 4.3, SRM Integration is no longer functional due to the database conversion to PostgreSQL. For the initial deprecation notification, see the HCX 4.0.2 Release Note.

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