You upgrade each SDDC management product to the specific version according to the software bill of materials in this VMware Validated Design.

Table 1. Upgrade from VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 4.3 to VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center 5.0
SDDC Layer

Product Name

Product Version in

VMware Validated Design 4.3

Product Version in

VMware Validated Design 5.0

Operation Type

Operations Management
vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

1.2

2.0.0 Patch 2

Upgrade

vRealize Log Insight

4.6

4.7

Upgrade

vRealize Log Insight Agent

4.6

4.7

Upgrade

vRealize Operations Manager

6.7

7.0

Upgrade

Cloud Management

vRealize Business for Cloud

7.4

7.5

Upgrade

vRealize Automation with Embedded vRealize Orchestrator

7.4

7.5

Upgrade

Business Continuity

Site Recovery Manager

6.5.1.1

8.1.1

Upgrade

vSphere Replication

6.5.1.3

8.1.1

Upgrade

Backup solution based on VMware vSphere Storage APIs for Data Protection

Compatible Version

Compatible Version

Vendor Specific

Virtual Infrastructure

NSX Data Center for vSphere

6.4.1

6.4.4

Update

Platform Services Controller

6.5 Update 2

6.7 Update 1

Upgrade

vCenter Server

6.5 Update 2

6.7 Update 1

Upgrade

vSphere Update Manager Download Service

6.5 Update 2

6.7 Update 1

Upgrade

ESXi

6.5 Update 2

6.7 Update 1

Upgrade

vSAN

6.6.1 Update 2

6.7 Update 1

Upgrade

For information about all components included in the VMware Validated Design 4.3 and VMware Validated Design 5.0 software bill of materials, see VMware Validated Design Release Notes.