Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud Release Notes#

Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud is a cloud solution built on VMware Cloud Director™ and Dell Technologies EMC VxRail that enables full VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) capabilities and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) as a service through an easy-to-use self-service interface.

Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud allows you to realize the benefits of a VMware Cloud at a lower total cost of ownership and is available in Rackspace Technology data centers with flexible consumption options. Rackspace handles building and managing the ongoing operations of running and optimizing VMware so that your IT resources can focus on its organizational goals.

Initial release, August 6, 2021#

What’s new#

Because this is the initial release of Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud, there are no new features.

Known issues#

This release includes the following known issues.

  • When you become a Rackspace customer, you are also provided access to the Rackspace Cloud offering. You are not required to use the Rackspace Cloud account, however, if you do, you are responsible for all incurred charges.

  • When you launch the Rackspace Services for VMware Console from the Rackspace Customer Portal, depending on your settings, access to the portal might get blocked by a pop-up blocker.

  • Because this release of VCloud Director requires that a VM be attached to a vApp in order to delete it, you must use a workaround to delete a standalone VM. Refer to Delete a VM for more information about deleting a standalone VM.

Limitations#

This release includes the following limitations.

  • This release does not include the following features:

    • Backup and restore

    • Antivirus

  • When you create a VM, the New type VM is not currently supported. You can only create a VM From Template.

Resolved issues#

Because this is the initial release of Rackspace Services for VMware Cloud, there are no resolved issues.