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

You begin the upgrade from VMware Validated Design 6.0.1 to VMware Validated Design 6.1 by updating VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1 to VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1.1.

Table 1. Update VMware Cloud Foundation from 4.0.1 to 4.0.1.1 in VMware Validated Design 6.0.1

SDDC Layer

Product Name

Product Version in VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1

Product Version in VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1.1

Operation Type

Cloud Operations

SDDC Manager

4.0.1.0

4.0.1.1

Update

Virtual Infrastructure

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

7.0.0b

7.0.0c

Update

After you update from VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1 to VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1.1 in VMware Validated Design 6.0.1, you upgrade to VMware Validated Design 6.1.

Table 2. Upgrade from VMware Validated Design 6.0.1 with VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1.1 to VMware Validated Design 6.1

SDDC Layer

Product Name

Product Version in VMware Validated Design 6.0.1 with VMware Cloud Foundation 4.0.1.1

Product Version in VMware Validated Design 6.1

Operation Type

Cloud Operations

SDDC Manager

4.0.1.1

4.1.0.0

Upgrade

VMware vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

8.1 Patch 1

8.1 Patch 1 in VMware Cloud Foundation mode

Upgrade

Workspace ONE Access

3.3.2

3.3.2

N/A

vRealize Log Insight

8.1.1

8.1.1

N/A

vRealize Operations Manager

8.1

8.1.1

Update

Cloud Automation

vRealize Automation

8.1 Patch 1

8.1 Patch 2

Patch

Business Continuity

Backup solution based on VMware vSphere Storage APIs for Data Protection

Compatible version

Compatible version

Vendor-specific

Virtual Infrastructure

VMware NSX-T Data Center

3.0.1

3.0.2

Update

VMware vCenter Server Appliance

7.0.0c

7.0 Update 1

Update

VMware vSphere with VMware Tanzu, if applicable v1.16 v1.18 Update

VMware ESXi

7.0b

7.0 Update 1

Update

VMware vSAN

7.0b

7.0 Update 1

Update

For information about all components included in the VMware Validated Design 6.0.1 and VMware Validated Design 6.1 software bill of materials, see VMware Validate Design 6.0.1 Release Notes and VMware Validated Design 6.1 Release Notes.