Manage your vRealize Suite with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager delivers a comprehensive application lifecycle and content management solution for the vRealize Suite, accelerating time to value, minimizing ongoing management, and improving end user productivity.

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager Technical Overview

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Part of the NEW vRealize Cloud Universal

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Rapid Installation

Simple and flexible deployment model with Easy Installer. Automated environment replication and validation process.

Easy Ongoing Management

Automated management of configurations, certificates, licenses, passwords, and users.

One-Click Upgrade

Fast upgrade process with environment snapshot function for easy rollback.

Content Lifecycle Management

Source control and version content with Bitbucket, GitHub, and GitLab. Automate 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 out-of-the-box content curated by VMware and ecosystem partners.
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License Usage Metering

Supports vRealize Cloud Universal license usage metering through integration with vRealize Cloud Subscription Manager to provide insights about usage and subscription management.
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Best Practice Implementation

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


Accelerate Time to Value

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

Improve End User Productivity

Deliver the right vRealize Suite content to the right end users across multiple environments.

Minimize Ongoing Management

Easily manage vRealize Suite components and configurations.

Enable Best Practices

Enforce alignment with VMware recommended reference architectures and validated designs.


Minimum Software Requirements

  • vCenter Server 6.0+
  • ESXi version 6.0+

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 2 vCPUs
  • 6 GB memory
  • 48 GB storage

Supported vRealize Products

  • vRealize Automation: 7.6.0, 8.0.1, 8.1.0, 8.2
  • vRealize Operations: 8.0.1, 8.1.0, 8.2
  • vRealize Log Insight: 8.0.0, 8.1.0, 8.2
  • VMware Identity Manager: 3.3.2 (3.3.1 for import only)
  • vRealize Network Insight: 5.1.0, 5.2.0, 6.0