VMware vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 | 5 NOV 2020 | Build 17123450

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What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New

VMware vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 release introduces new metering capabilities for:

  • Site Recovery Manager
  • vSAN
  • vRealize Automation
  • vSphere with Tanzu

This release introduces also improved and extended email notifications. For more information about the compatibility of vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 and optional VMware products, see the VMware Product Interoperability Matrix.

Configuration Maximums

To view the tested scale and the VMware-recommended concurrency limits, see VMware Configuration Maximums.

Billing Model Support

vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 supports only the Flex Pricing model. The Flex Pricing model simplifies licensing with a single, core bundle and the flexibility to choose individual add-on products as needed.

Supported Browsers

The vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 Web application is compatible with the following Web browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari

vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 is tested against the following Web browser versions.

Windows

Windows 10

  • Google Chrome 85.0.4183.121
  • Microsoft Edge 85.0.564.68
  • Mozilla Firefox 81.0.1

macOS

macOS Catalina 10.15.2

  • Google Chrome 85.0.4183.121
  • Safari 13.0.4

macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

  • Mozilla Firefox 69.0.2

Linux

CentOS 7.8.2003

  • Google Chrome 86.0.4240.75
  • Mozilla Firefox 68.12.0esr

Migration

You can migrate the product configuration data from vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.x to vCloud Usage Meter 4.3. No other configuration information is migrated. For more information about migration of product configuration data and transfer of production workloads from vCloud Usage Meter 3.6.x to vCloud Usage Meter 4.3, see How do I migrate product configuration data to vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 in Deploying and Configuring vCloud Usage Meter.

Upgrade

vCloud Usage Meter 4.3 supports an in-place upgrade from vCloud Usage Meter 4.x. For information, see In-Place upgrade of vCloud Usage Meter in Deploying and Configuring vCloud Usage Meter..

Known Issues

  • vCloud Usage Meter reports a product consumption data for a vCenter Server instance running on a Demo or Perpetual host

    In vCloud Usage Meter, if you add a vCenter Server instance managed by VMware Cloud Foundation, and you configure the license key for this vCenter Server as Demo or Perpetual, for the first month after the registration vCloud Usage Meter reports the vCenter Server product consumption data.

    Workaround: There is no workaround at this time.

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