Manage your vRealize Suite with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager delivers complete lifecycle and content management capabilities for vRealize Suite products. It helps customers accelerate time to value by automating the deployment, upgrades, and configuration, while bringing DevOps principles to the management of vRealize Suite content.

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vRealize Lifecycle Manager Introduction

Introducing vRealize Suite Life Cycle Manager, the best way to deploy and manage your vRealize Suite.

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See What's New with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager 2.0

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager: Automated Lifecycle Management and Operations (Day 0 to Day 2).


Accelerate Time to Value

Simplify the deployment and upgrade process with automated pre-checks and validation.

Apply DevOps Principles

Enable automated CMP content management and simple team collaboration with pre-built content pipelines.

Minimize Ongoing Management

Automate configuration and drift management with health monitoring across the vRealize product portfolio.

Enable Best Practices

Enforce alignment with VMware recommended reference architectures and validated designs.


Rapid Installation

Simple and flexible deployment model with product and solution-based installation supported. Automated environment replication and validation process.

Easy Ongoing Management

Automated configuration management and drift management with health monitoring capabilities.

One-Click Upgrade

Simplified upgrade and patching process with environment snapshot function.

DevOps for CMP

Out-of-the-box pipelines automate the capture, version control, testing, and deployment of vRealize Suite content across multiple users and different environments.

In-Product Marketplace

Integration with VMware Solution Exchange marketplace enables easy access and consumption of curated content and out-of-the-box building blocks provided by VMware and ecosystem partners.
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Best Practice Implementation

Built-in alignment with VMware recommended reference architectures and Validated Designs (VVD) via pre-defined settings.


Minimum Software Requirements

  • vCenter Server 6.0+
  • ESXi version 6.0+

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 2 vCPUs, if content lifecycle management is disabled.
  • 4 vCPUs, if content lifecycle management is enabled.
  • 16 GB memory
  • 127 GB storage

Supported vRealize Products

  • vRealize Automation: 7.4.0 and 7.5.0
  • vRealize Business for Cloud: 7.4.0 and 7.5.0
  • vRealize Operations Manager: 6.7.0 and 7.0.0
  • vRealize Log Insight: 4.6.0, 4.6.1, and 4.7.0
  • VMware Identity Manager: 2.9.2, 3.2.0,, and 3.3.0
  • VMware Validated Designs: 4.3
  • vRealize Network Insight: 3.8.0 and 3.9.0