VMware Integrated OpenStack works together with various software products to provide functionality.

VMware Integrated OpenStack 5.0 requires the following products:

  • vSphere 6.5 or later, including:

    • vCenter Server 6.5 or later

    • ESXi 6.5 or later

  • (NSX-T Data Center deployments only) NSX-T Data Center 2.1.0 or later

  • (NSX Data Center for vSphere deployments only) NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.3.6 or later


If you want to deploy VMware Integrated OpenStack with VDS networking only, NSX is not required.

VMware Integrated OpenStack 5.0 is also compatible with the following products:

  • vSAN 6.6.1 Update 2 or later

  • vRealize Automation 7.3.1 or later

  • vRealize Log Insight 4.6.0 or later with VMware OpenStack Content Pack 1.2

  • vRealize Operations Manager 6.7 or later with vRealize Operations Management Pack for OpenStack 5.0

For the most current information about supported versions, see the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices.