September 09, 2022

Tanzu What's New - Sep 9, 2022 Edition

Tanzu Product Releases

Check out Tanzu Product releases for this week and release notes for more details

Product  Name


Release Date

Related Links

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)
Product snapshot, supported K8 versions info, included component versions and more details  can be found in release notes.



Release Notes

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI)
Resolves Docker image remains issue, vROPs cAdvisor Daemonset not running issue, Some Windows Pods not reachable issue. Check release notes.



Release Notes

Tanzu Data Services
VMware Tanzu™ Greenplum®
Resolved a segfault issue and Postgres CVE-2022-2625. Check release notes.



Release Notes

Tanzu SaaS Product Releases
Tanzu Mission Control
The version of Velero used by the data protection features of Tanzu Mission Control is updated to 1.9.1

Patch update


Release Notes

Velero Release Changelog

VMware Tanzu GemFire (Native Client)
Supports VMware Tanzu GemFire v9.15 and later and connection expiration and reauthentication. Check release notes.



Release Notes

VMware Tanzu GemFire
Addresses the security issues such as CVE-2022-32207, CVE-2022-25857. Check release notes.



Release Notes

Other Releases

VMware Harbor Registry
Check release notes for new features, enhancements and fixes



Release Notes
Release Notes

Knowledge Base Articles

Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG)

‘Invalid string '*' in TKG_NO_PROXY’ error when upgrade TKG cluster to TKG 1.6
If customer has * in TKG_NO_PROXY when installing previous TKG versions Eg:- TKG 1.5.4, when they upgrade management cluster or workload cluster to TKG 1.6, they will also run into the above error. The KB article has a cause and workaround.

Product Issue Awareness

VMware Tanzu GemFire


Customer applications may experience thread hangs when closing socket connections to a GemFire cluster under following conditions

  • Oracle JDK version 8 update 261 or newer
  • GemFire versions prior to 9.15.0
  • TLS v1.3


The issue is caused by a lock synchronization bug described in the Oracle bug system

Knowledge Base Article

GemFire: Oracle JDK 8 compatibility issues when using TLSv1.3 with versions prior to 9.15.0

This KB article is being shared to protect our customers from this issue with the Oracle JDK.


Check the above KB article for the resolutions listed

Blogs and Videos

Technical Blogs Recommendation  

Featuring Rudi Martinsen's blog which is rich on topics related to vSphere and Kubernetes and more

About the Author

Rudi is a VMware vExpert and a 2xVCIX (Datacenter Virtualization & Cloud Management and Automation). Currently focusing on Cloud Automation, Tanzu and modern apps

This week blogs on Sphere with Tanzu (TKGs)  with NSX Advanced Load Balancer(Avi Vantage)  below


Tanzu Application Service Technical Deep Dive

Nick Kunh, deep dives into the latest features in VMware Tanzu Application Service with VMware experts. It will also provide a sneak peek of the new features in the upcoming release of Tanzu Application Service.

Webinars and Events

Sep 12 - Reduce Complexity for Modern Apps & Kubernetes Environments with Observability
introduce how Tanzu Observability provides critical answers, not data, so you can move quickly to the “why” about the performance of your applications, correlated with underlying cloud infrastructure and end user experience. Along with a look at the 2022 State of Observability report, you’ll learn how Tanzu Observability

Tanzu Office Hours - Do not miss the next one on Oct 5th

If you’re interested in learning about Tanzu Mission Control, join our office hours to get direct access to VMware’s Kubernetes experts and enable you to leverage all the capabilities of VMware's Modern Application solutions.

Oct 5 -  Recommended Kubernetes Policies for Securing Applications in Production in VMware Tanzu Mission Control - Register now!!!
During these office hours, you will learn about cluster groups and workspaces, access policies, common pitfalls as well as a quick demo and interact with technical experts


Kube Academy Office hours - Register if you have not!!!

Sep 21(10am PST) - KubeAcademy Office Hours Core Concepts Part 5: Workloads and Security

This Office hours will focus on the Workloads and Security course. After a brief introduction, KubeAcademy instructor Ryan Schneider will proceed to host a live Q&A to answer your questions. Its not a prerequisite to have completed the course for this session.


RabbitMQ Summit Event

Sep 16 Hybrid Event - The 4th edition of RabbitMQ Summit is taking place as a hybrid event, both in person (CodeNode venue) and virtually, on 16th September 2022 and brings together some of the world's biggest companies, using RabbitMQ, all in one place. Register in the link above. You can take part in two  workshop-style courses that provide hands-on learning experiences, for beginners and experts.

Thanks and Regards,

Aruna Srinivasan (She/Her)

Sr. Digital Content Manager - Tanzu Customer Success



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