Welcome to VMware vRealize® Code Stream™ documentation for Code Stream 2.4.x and earlier.

Use the navigation on the left to browse through documentation for your release of vRealize Code Stream 2.4.x and earlier. We update the online documentation with the latest patch and minor release information, so a specific version contains all the updates for the minor version releases as well.

All vRealize Code Stream documentation also comes in PDF format, which you can access by selecting the PDF download icon while you are reading a page or viewing a search result.

Before you begin

Because of major changes between Code Stream 2.4.x and 8.0 and later, you must pay particular attention to the version of Code Stream that you are running. The user experience is very different between the versions.

2.4.x and earlier 8.x and later
The documentation provided here is for vRealize Code Stream 2.4.x and earlier. These versions of Code Stream work with vRealize Automation 7.x and earlier. Beginning with vRealize Automation 8.0, Code Stream is included with vRealize Automation. If you are using Code Stream as part of vRealize Automation 8.x and later, see VMware vRealize Automation Documentation.

Learn more about vRealize Code Stream 2.4.x and earlier

In this documentation, you can find information about features in vRealize Code Stream 2.4.x and earlier, such as endpoints and pipelines, and step-by-step documentation to install and upgrade vRealize Code Stream.

To learn more about what vRealize Code Stream does and how it can help you model your software release process and continuously release your software, visit the vRealize Code Stream product page. For a hands-on introduction to vRealize Code Stream, try VMware Hands On Labs.

vRealize Code Stream in VMware Cloud Management blogs:

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vRealize Code Stream enables continuous delivery of your software

vRealize Code Stream provides continuous delivery of your software to enable frequent and reliable software releases, and reduce the operational risk.

With vRealize Code Stream, you can automate your software release process across development, test, and production stages by modeling tasks in the release pipeline.

Watch features of previous vRealize Code Stream releases

A previous release of vRealize Code Stream provided simplified licensing, pipeline triggering utilities that enhance developer use cases, plug-ins that integrate with external systems over REST, and easier ways to import and export pipelines. This video explains these features: