Introducing Avi Reference Architecture for VCF 4.1

Overview

The Avi reference architecture for VCF 4.1 document provides guidance on deploying the Avi Vantage platform (NSX Advanced Load Balancer) in the software-defined data center, VCF v4.1. The guidance provided in this document is compatible with VMware Validated Design 6.0.x and 6.1. In addition, Ansible Playbooks are being made available to help automate deployment of the Avi Vantage platform on the VCF 4.1 stack.

Note: Avi Vantage recommends using this guide to onboard Avi Vantage into a VCF 4.x environment. You can alternatively choose to deploy Avi Vantage using the Avi Reference Architecture for VCF 3.9.1.

Intended Audience

Avi reference architecture for VCF 4.1 is intended for cloud architects, infrastructure administrators, cloud administrators, and cloud operators who want to deploy and manage Avi Vantage in an SDDC that meets the requirements for capacity and scalability.

Required Software

Avi reference architecture for VCF 4.1 is compliant and validated with certain product versions. All Avi versions beginning v20.1.3 will support the Avi reference architecture for VCF 4.1. Avi reference architecture for VCF 4.1 will support the following VCF releases:

  • 4.1
  • 4.0.x

Documentation Structure

The following is the documentation structure for Avi reference architecture for VCF 4.1: