Download and license the following third-party software products.

Table 1. Third-Party Software Required for the VMware Validated Design

SDDC Layer

Required by VMware Component

Vendor

Product Item

Product Version

Virtual Infrastructure

An end user machine in the data center that has access to the ESXi management network.

Any Supported

Operating system that is supported for deploying VMware vSphere. See System Requirements for the vCenter Server Appliance Installer.

Operating system for vSphere deployment.

Operations Management

Update Manager Download Service (UMDS)

Ubuntu

Ubuntu Server 14.04

Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL

9.3

Nginx

Nginx

1.4

Cloud Management

vRealize Automation

Microsoft

Windows 2012 R2 Standard

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update (64-bit)