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VMware Cloud Supplier Lifecycle Supervisor 1.4 is GA

We’re completely happy to announce that the VMware Cloud Supplier Lifecycle Supervisor (VCPLCM) 1.4 is now typically obtainable for our Cloud Suppliers. With this launch, we proceed to ship operational simplicity together with the enhancements that allow our Cloud Suppliers to enhance and ship seamless and safe providers to their clients.

What’s new with 1.4?

Simplified Operations

The wait is over!! The foremost addition on this model is the “import operation” , in contrast to earlier ones, now you can import an present product with only some particulars – only a matter a number of clicks within the UI – that permits Cloud Suppliers to are wanted to import a product and handle brownfield environments utilizing VCPLCM.

Underneath Environments, Click on on Register Atmosphere to import a product and handle.

Day-2 Operations assist by way of GUI

This launch brings many characteristic enhancements to shut the hole between the API and GUI capabilities. Cloud Suppliers can now use the GUI to operationalize Day 2 duties like:

  • Product Upgrades
  • Certificates Administration
  • Node Administration

The ‘Uncover’ characteristic has been launched to trace the modifications or modifications made to the deployed product and sync it with the Lifecycle Supervisor Repository.

Now you can uncover modifications made to the deployed product in an atmosphere and a registered datacenter. To know extra about Datacenter, please seek advice from the VMware Documentation.

Concurrent Activity Execution

This new characteristic vastly decreases the supply occasions as Cloud Suppliers needn’t anticipate a activity to finish to begin one other, as VCPLCM 1.4 is able to operating a number of duties for various merchandise concurrently. This may be helpful particularly if you end up upgrading a number of product deployments concurrently. Customers can request duties in sequence, ought to there be no free “execution slot” will probably be queued and executed as soon as attainable.

Detailed Product View

With numerous merchandise and variations deployed, it consumes effort to maintain monitor of the main points of all of the elements. This enhancement helps Cloud Suppliers to view product particulars which might be operating of their environments – deployed or registered product specs – by clicking Open (as proven in Fig. 1) and the identical is relevant for registered Datacenter(s)

Fig. 1

Improved Troubleshooting

With model 1.4 you may retrieve logs and error messages simply utilizing GUI and API as towards its predecessors the place, one needed to log in to the VCPLCM host by way of SSH to retrieve logs. We’ve got launched separate log recordsdata corresponding to every activity ID for ease of troubleshooting (Fig. 1a).

We’ve got additionally supplied the choice to generate a assist bundle to retrieve all needed log and config recordsdata bundled in an archive by way of API and GUI. (Fig. 1c)

Fig. 1a – View log recordsdata related to every of the duties
Fig. 1b – View & Obtain the logs in GUI
Fig. 1c – Obtain log bundle

In-place Interop Bundle Replace

Model 1.4 simplifies the method of checking and deploying Interop Bundles. You possibly can examine the supply of the newest interop bundle and replace it from the UI, the place we now have supplied choices like Verify for Interop Bundle Replace and Replace Interop Bundle underneath Administration tab (Fig 2a).

Fig 2a

To additional simplify, we now have launched a banner which shall be offered once you log in to GUI that will periodically examine the supply of the newest interop bundle and immediate you to replace in order that your VCPLCM host is updated.
Please notice, that this perform requires VCPLCM host wants VMware Buyer Join to entry for respective binaries.

Different Helpful Sources:

Obtain VCPLCM 1.4

Launch Notes

Product Documentation

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What’s new? – Video

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