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FTN-20200312: End of Support for Selected Platforms in Next Release of Zerto Virtual Replication

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The next release of Zerto Virtual Replication does not support the following platforms:
  • VMware vCenter version 5.5 and VMware ESXi version 5.5
  • VMware virtual machine hardware versions 7, 8, 9
  • vCloud Director 9.0
  • Windows Server 2008 for the ZVM operating system
  • CentOS 5 for re-ip support on vSphere
  • Microsoft System Center Virtualization Manager 2012 and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012
The above releases continue to be supported on previous Zerto releases as described in the Zerto Interoperability Matrix

Target Audience

All Users with Zerto Version 8.0 and later



The above releases are end of support by the platform vendors:

Solution Details

Prior to upgrading or installing the next release of Zerto, please upgrade to a supported release from VMware.  The Zerto document Upgrading Zerto Virtual Replication has guidelines for upgrading VMware components.

If you are using the external database on the Zerto Virtual Manager, then please upgrade to a supported version of the SQL Server as described in the Zerto Interoperability Matrix before upgrading or installing the next release of Zerto.