vCenter Orchestrator 5.5.1 Feature and Support Notice

VMware have released vCenter Orchestrator v5.5.1 and in the release notes there are some surprising announcements, no more 32bit, no more web views in favour of the vCAC interface, no more SOAP API in favour of a REST API and finally no more configuration interface in favour of using workflows to configure settings instead.

vCenter Orchestrator 5.5.1 Feature and Support Notice

The features listed below are deprecated in vCenter Orchestrator 5.5.1 and scheduled for removal in future releases. None of the deprecated features should be used as part of any vCenter Orchestrator based solution.

vCenter Orchestrator 32-bit client

The vCenter Orchestrator 32-bit client is currently available but will be removed in the next update release of Orchestrator 5.5.

vCenter Orchestrator Web Views

This feature is currently deprecated and will be removed after the next major release of vCenter Orchestrator.

vCenter Orchestrator Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) service API

This feature is currently deprecated and is scheduled for removal after the next major release of vCenter Orchestrator.

vCenter Orchestrator developers should use the representational state transfer (REST) API in order to access vCenter Orchestrator workflows through the Web.

vCenter Orchestrator Configuration Interface

This feature is currently deprecated and planned to be removed in the second major release of vCenter Orchestrator.

Recommended vCenter Orchestrator configuration should happen through vCenter Orchestrator configuration workflows and vCenter Orchestrator configuration API.

 

 

 

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