vSphere 7 – Demo Upgrade from VCSA 6.5 with Ext PSC to 7.0 | New Features – Update Planner | vCenter Profile | Template Versioning etc.

YouTube Video Link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAWbYCuCzKU

New Features in one liner:

  • DRS Enhancement – More focused on VM workload requirement than the cluster.
  • vMotion Enhancement – Reduced Stun Time / Switch-Over phase enhancement.
  • Update Manager is Lifecycle Manager & Update Planner to plan the upgrade.
  • vCenter Profiles (API Driven) – To List / Export / Import / Validate the vCenter configuration.
  • Content Library – Template versioning (Check-in & Check-out)
  • Storage – VSAN 7, Encrypted VM vMotion cross vCenter, NVMe support, Windows Clustering without RDM etc.
  • New Hardware Version 17 – Assignable H/W & Dynamic DirectPath I/O.
  • Security Enhancement – KMS is Key Provider, Trust Authority & many more.
  • UI Changes – vCenter Summary / VM Summary etc.
  • Precision Time Protocol (PTP) – NTP is still an option.
  • vSphere Identity Federation.

For more details refer to:


https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/vsphere-7
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtEs3X5pYlE&list=PLymLY4xJSThobr14re6QPul2xTfEFTR3d&index=1

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