To configure vSphere with Tanzu on a vSphere cluster that is managed by vSphere Lifecycle Manager, your environment must meet specific requirements.

System Requirements

To enable vSphere with Tanzu, verify that the components on the vSphere cluster meet the following requirements:
  • The vCenter Server must be of version 7.0 U1.
  • All ESXi hosts must be of version 7.0 U1.
  • All ESXi hosts that you want to use as part of a Supervisor Cluster are assigned a VMware vSphere 7 Enterprise Plus with Add-on for Kubernetes license
  • vSphere Networking is configured on the cluster. You cannot use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to manage a cluster that is configured with NSX-T Data Center.