What's New vCloud Director 5.5
- Catalog Enhancements: Improvements to catalog functionality, including the following new catalog features.
- Limiting access to shared catalogs
- Publishing catalogs to external vCloud Director instances
- Automated versioning of catalog content
- Uploading any file type to a Catalog
- Usability improvements for VMware vSphere vApp provisioning and life-cycle management: Improvements to vApp provisioning and life-cycle management including the following.
- Ability to customize virtual machine hardware settings when deploying vApps from templates.
- Support for hot-add and hot-remove of hard disks and NICs.
- vApp clone support for running and suspended vApps to include capturing memory state
- Import and Export vApps Directly From a Virtual Datacenter: The ability to import and export vApps directly to and from a virtual datacenter together with added support for the Open Virtual Appliance (OVA) file format.
- CentOS Support: Support for the CentOS operating system to host the vCloud Director cell.
- Expanded Browser and Operating System Support: Support for the VCloud Director web client has been expanded to include the following.
- Support for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome on Mac OS to access the vCloud Director web client, including virtual machine consoles
- Full support for Google Chrome on Microsoft Windows and Linux\
More details:- https://www.vmware.com/support/vcd/doc/rel_notes_vcloud_director_55.html