Download and license the following third-party software products.

Table 1. Third-Party Software Required for the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center
SDDC Layer Required by VMware Component Vendor Product Item Product Version
Virtual Infrastructure Windows host 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
vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Log Insight Postman Postman App https://www.getpostman.com
Cloud Management vRealize Automation Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 Standard Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 Standard or higher edition (64-bit)
Redhat Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (64-bit)
Business Continuity Site Recovery Manager Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 Standard Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)