List of VMware Product Resources

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This page is intended to provide VMware users consolidated access to various tools and resources necessary to architect, install/upgrade, and administer their VMware infrastructures. The tools on this page are not exhaustive, and are subject to change over time. If you find any links are broken or have other feedback regarding the content, please let us know by using the "Feedback" button at the top of the page.

Technical Reference

https://vmware.com/go/hcl/ – Certified compatibility guides listing hardware, operating systems, software, and other platforms that are compatible with VMware products.

https://interopmatrix.vmware.com/ – Check which versions of VMware products are compatible with one another, as well as third-party solutions. Find out what upgrades are supported for your environment.

https://ports.vmware.com/ – Discover which ports are required by VMware products, and the purposes of said ports.

https://lifecycle.vmware.com/ – Find out how long VMware products are supported.

https://core.vmware.com/ – Blogs, tech notes, walk-through demos, and other technical information about VMware vSphere, vSAN, and Cloud Foundation.

https://vmc.techzone.vmware.com/ – Blogs, tech notes, walk-through demos, and other technical information about VMware Cloud.

https://developer.vmware.com/ – Documentation and reference material for VMware APIs, PowerCLI, SDKs, and more.

https://docs.vmware.com/ – Official VMware documentation. Find user guides, install/upgrade, release notes, and more.

https://kb.vmware.com/ – Official VMware Knowledge-base. Troubleshooting, best practices, and other tips created largely by VMware Global Support

Resources / Downloads

https://customerconnect.vmware.com/downloads/ – All VMware product downloads.

https://customerconnect.vmware.com/patch/ – VMware patch downloads.

https://packages.vmware.com/tools/ – Modern and legacy releases of VMware Tools.

https://flings.vmware.com/ – Unofficial apps built by VMware employees to enhance VMware products.

Security

https://vmware.com/security/advisories.html – Publicly disclosed security advisories for VMware products. Subscribe to be notified as quickly as possible when new advisories are published and updated.

https://vmware.com/security/hardening-guides.html – Prescriptive guidance on how to deploy and operate VMware products in a secure manner.

Learning

https://pathfinder.vmware.com/ – Hands on Labs and other interactive content to help you gain experience with VMware solutions.

https://vmware.com/learning.html – Find official training to best understand and utilize your VMware products.

https://kube.academy/ – Free Kubernetes (K8s) training.

Community

https://communities.vmware.com/ – Interact with VMware users and employees in the Communities forum.

https://reddit.com/r/vmware/ – The officially unofficial subreddit for all things VMware

https://github.com/vmware/ – VMware's open source Github code repository

Miscellaneous

https://status.vmware-services.io/ – VMware Cloud Service Statuses. Check here if you have any issues accessing VMware hosted services, or subscribe to receive notifications.

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