June 23, 2023

Tanzu What’s New - June 23, 2023 Edition

VMware Application Catalog June Patch bring in interesting updates this week, with  Revamped Public Facing App library page information. KB articles with How to and troubleshooting  and how to contact pivotal tracker support if you use it will be a great time saver. Hope you took note of Tanzu Network Maintenance Outage scheduled for this Saturday.  Chris Little will not disappoint you with his rich and detailed blogs. Check out his recent TKGS blogs and it’s now featured on Tanzu Tech Zone community as well. Dell Technologies success story with VMware Greenplum is an exciting read. Did you check User Research Programs for June? Do signup if you have not done so. Important Data Protection for containers Webinar will be an eye opener. Do not miss it!!!

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“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” - Henry Ford

Check out Tanzu Product releases for this week with release notes and relevant links for more information.

Product Name


Release Date

Related Links

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI)
Check Release notes for Product snapshots, Resolved issues, Features and Enhancements and more



Release Notes
Product Snapshot
Upgrade Path
Features and Enhancements
Resolved Issues

VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (OpsMan)
Check Release notes for features and fix details. This release includes a new version of System Metrics, which will cause all VMs to redeploy.



Release Notes

SaaS Product Release Updates
VMware Application Catalog (VAC)

Patch Release

June Updates

Release Notes
Public-facing app library page is revamped.



VMware Data Solutions
VMware Greenplum® Backup and Restore
Check Release notes for Platform support and software component version details



Release Notes

Other Releases
Spring Cloud Gateway for Kubernetes
Check Release notes for Bug fix details



Release Notes

VMware Harbor Registry
Check Release notes for Enhancements and Fixes details



Release Notes


VMware Tanzu Operations Manager (OpsMan)
BOSH CLI command failed with "http: server gave HTTP response to HTTPS client" - The BOSH environment was set properly, but any BOSH CLI would fail when there were HTTP proxy settings on the jumpbox node. 

VMware Tanzu Application Services for VM (TAS)
Notifications app fails with "Error panic: 421 closing connection" - Too many connections from your host, Busy server, temporarily unavailable service can cause SMTP server error on app log. Check the article for details on resolution. 

ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS is returned when accessing Apps Manager - TAS is on version 2.11.29 and suddenly ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS error is returned when accessing Apps Manager, which means the request has been redirected for too many times. 

Applying changes are failing when upgrading TAS from 2.11.37 to 2.12.24 - When upgrading TAS from 2.11.37 to 2.12.24 apply changes keep failing and bbs process is failing at all diego_database instances. Please use Upgrade Planner to check the right upgrade path. Check the article for details. 

"uaac users --count" command doesn't return expected number of records - When attempting to retrieve UAA users with uaac CLI based on some filters, it always returns 500 records regardless of "--count" option specified on the command line even though there are more than 500 users existing in UAA. 

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
CSI: x509 untrusted certificate errors cause CSI pods to hang in CrashLoopBackOff state in Supervisor Cluster (93005) - TKGS Guest Clusters or Supervisor Clusters fail to create or attach PersistentVolumes or PersistentVolumeClaims to new nodes or pods. Check the article for cause and resolution.

Contour Ingress IPs not updated/missing after upgrading TKCs to v1.23 (92987) - When accessing the application, it returns a 404 error default backend. Ingress objects are not updating new IPs.  Check the article for the root cause and resolution.

VMware Data Solutions
VMware GemFire for Tanzu Application Service
GemFire: How to effectively monitor and interpret "free" and "cached" memory - How can I use free and cached memory readings to determine if my GemFire cluster is vulnerable to heap or memory issues? It is important to know how to interpret data output from such memory related commands.  

Pivotal Tracker
How to contact Pivotal Tracker support - This article will explain how you get support when you have queries regarding Pivotal Tracker, you might find what you're looking for at Tracker's Help Center . New Standup Update Utility (beta) for Tracker - Allows teams to post daily standup updates for all or selected projects within the account.

Tanzu Network Maintenance Outage - June 24, 2023 04:30 - 12:00 UTC - This Saturday!!!
Upcoming Tanzu Network Maintenance Outage
Tanzu Network software distribution has scheduled a platform migration activity that will impact access to the system. During the maintenance, Tanzu Network and Tanzu Network Registry service will be unavailable for end users to login and to download products.

During the maintenance, Tanzu Network and the Tanzu Network Registry will be unavailable for end users to login to and to download products. Check the status update and details here 

End users and automation pipelines will fail to login to Tanzu Network and Tanzu Network Registry during the change window. Example Operations that will fail: Perform pull/push/copy artifacts, download products, new user registration, etc.

Maintenance Schedule
Start Date: June 24, 2023 Start Time: 04:30 UTC
End Date: June 24, 2023 End Time: 12:00 UTC
Duration: 7.5 hours 

Who to Contact
For any questions or concerns about the planned Tanzu Network maintenance schedule, please contact one of the following

  • Your Customer Success Manager (CSM)
  • Your Tanzu Technical Account Manager (TAM)
  • Tanzu Support via a non-technical Support ticket

Little Stuff
About Little  Chris Little, has been with Emerging Products Group as a support lead over VMware Cloud Foundation and Tanzu suite of products. We have featured Chris’s blog earlier weekly updates as well.  Now Chris’s blog is featured on Tanzu Tech Zone Community as well. Check out the blogs from June on TKGS clusters.

Using Velero in a TKGS cluster - Walk through the process of enabling the Velero service running in a TKGS cluster. Another blog on Enabling and Using the Velero Service on a vSphere 8 with Tanzu Supervisor Cluster

Using the vSphere 8 with Tanzu Image Registry service (Harbor) in a TKGS cluster - Detailed steps needed to deploy and use the Image Registry service (Harbor) in a TKGS cluster deployed under the same supervisor cluster.

Dell Technologies - Succeeds with VMware Greenplum
"We’ve set the wheels in motion to empower lots of different teams to use data to drive efficiency, job satisfaction and innovate faster. VMware Greenplum is now mission critical at Dell.” - Jim Hall, Senior Consultant for IT Infrastructure, Dell Technologies 

Dell Technologies is on a mission to harness the power of data. With more than 420 petabytes of data across the organization, the company needed to find a way to make it actionable—both to transform life for employees and pioneer new data services for customers.

Dell Technologies Pioneers Next-Generation Data Analytics for Enterprises with VMware Greenplum - (Video)  - Dell adopted VMware Greenplum and has pioneered the first solution to reveal actionable, real-time insights on an unprecedented scale.

Dell Technologies Innovates Data Analytics with VMware Greenplum - (Blog) and Case Study

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
Running Flink and Cassandra on VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid 2 - (Blog) This paper demonstrates how Flink and Cassandra integrate seamlessly on Tanzu Kubernetes Grid to build highly scalable real-time streaming analytics applications with robust processing, availability, scalability, and governance.

VMware Tanzu Design User Research Program
Sign up for our newsletter for details on participating in the design team’s research Program.
Upcoming research for the month of June are as below:

  • Continuous Scanning & CVE Triaging
  • A Unified Frontier: Unlocking Boundless Potential with a Single Application Across Multiple Availability Zones
  • Help Tanzu Application Service improve the upgrade experience
  • Help us validate and improve the Tanzu Core CLI Experience

Kubernetes / General Application Modernization
June 28 - Data Protection for Containers on Kubernetes - Webinar with a customer, Learn the best approaches for protecting your application state and restoring clusters in this webinar.
Jun 28 - Financial Sector Webinar Series - This webinar series will cover how transforming your software capabilities and strategy in three key areas will help you build the digital toolkit for the next ten years of finance. First webinar on Customer Experience & Innovation  

Golden Path to SpringOne Join in Application Developers !!!
Lineup of Speakers from VMware and beyond, cover everything from Spring, programming tools, platforms, and tech stacks to the people, processes, culture changes, and real-world stories that will empower today’s developers to do more. New shows air every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm ET until we see you at SpringOne at VMware Explore in August 2023. 

June 27 - Testing in the Kubernetes World with Cartographer - In this talk, we’ll unpack Cartographer, a new OSS project, and explore how to create event-driven supply chains that not only create a reusable path to prod for CI/CD, but which has CT embedded in it as well.
June 29 - Trauma-Informed Software Practices - By participating in this talk, the audience will walk away with an application of the Trauma-Informed framework and practices to leverage in their user research practices.

VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas - Aug 21-24 - The center of the multi-cloud universe!!
At VMware Explore 2023 - In Las Vegas The Venetian, you, best-in-field experts and your peers get the tools, solutions and support you’re looking for to tame the complexity of multi-cloud. You can standardize cloud migrations, operations, infrastructure and security across clouds and focus on creating the business value you envision. Use an enterprise-wide solution for a faster and more secure path to production. And deliver rich end-user experiences for workers in the field and offices. A vast partner ecosystem is ready to help you map your next move. So what could you do with a better, smarter approach to the cloud?  Expand Your Horizons at VMware Explore 2023 (Video)
Join us at VMware Explore 2023 in Las Vegas , Barcelona VMware Explore 2023 Details | SpringOne@Explore | Spring One@Explore FAQ | Related VMware Explore Blog

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