VMware Infrastructure Management Installer | (Localized version) v Center Server 4.0 Update 1| | Build 208111 v Sphere Client 4.0 Update 1| | Build 208111 VMware Infrastructure Management Installer | (English only version) v Center Server 4.0 Update 1| | Build 208111 v Sphere Client 4.0 Update 1| | Build 208111 Last Document Update: Features and known issues from prior releases of v Sphere 4.0, are described in the release notes for each release.
To view release notes for prior releases of v Sphere 4 components, click the following links: The v Sphere Compatibility Matrixes provide details on the compatibility of current and previous versions of VMware v Sphere components, including ESX, v Center Server, the v Sphere Client, and optional VMware products.
In addition, check the v Sphere 4.0 Update 1 Compatibility Matrixes for information on supported management and backup agents before installing ESX or v Center Server.
Note: Upgrading Virtual Center Server 2.0.x to v Center Server 4.0 or later is not supported on operating systems running the Japanese locale.
This release of the v Center Server 4.0 Update 1 software suite includes updates to VMware Converter Enterprise, VMware Update Manager, VMware Guided Consolidation and VMware Orchestrator.
VMware v Sphere 4.0 Update 1 is available in the following languages: With v Sphere 4.0 Update 1, you can configure the v Sphere Client to provide the interface text in English even when the machine on which it is running is non-English.
After successful installation, several configuration steps are essential.
In particular, some licensing, networking, and security configuration is necessary.
Refer to the following guides in the v Sphere documentation for guidance on these configuration tasks.
Future releases of VMware v Sphere might not support VMFS version 2 (VMFS2).
VMware recommends upgrading or migrating to VMFS version 3 or higher. Future releases of VMware v Center Server might not support installation on 32-bit Windows operating systems.
VMware recommends installing v Center Server on a 64-bit Windows operating system.