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How is ESXi version selected when adding compute node by NDE?

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Applies to

  • NetApp HCI
  • Adding compute node by NetApp Deployment Engine (NDE)

Answer

It depends on vCenter Server version when adding the compute node.
  • Installable versions of VMware vSphere in Relase Notes contains the same minor version as vCenter Server:
    ESXi is installed with the same minor version as vCenter Server
  • vCenter Server version is higher than Installable versions of VMware vSphere:
    ESXi is installed with the highest version in Installable versions of VMware vSphere

Note:
In general, vCenter Server versions lower than Installable versions of VMware vSphere are not supported.

Additional Information

Refer to Additional release information for Release Notes for each NetApp HCI version
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