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    Assess performance impact of Spectre & Meltdown patches using vRealize Operations Manager

    With this article, I wanted to share some quick tips and tricks which can help you manage the performance of your workloads while you go through the patching process for Spectre & Meltdown vulnerabilities. Before my recommendations, here are a few things which you should know about Spectre & Meltdown:   What is Spectre & The post Assess performance impact of Spectre & Meltdown patches using vRealize Operations Manager appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.
    Blog Name: Cloud Mgmt Author: Sunny Dua
    Published on 2018-01-20 | Time 02:51:12
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    VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.1 Released

    During VMworld 2018 VMware released VMware Intergrated OpenStack (VIO) version 4.0 which you can read more about here. Now, released 2018-01-18, it is time for an update meaning the newest version of VIO is 4.1. The new version brings a bunch of new features e.g.: HTML5 client support Support for VMware: vSphere 6.5 Update 1 NSX ... Continue Reading »
    Blog Name: VCDX56 Author: magander3
    Published on 2018-01-20 | Time 21:29:05
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    VMware Integrated OpenStack 4.1 Released

    During VMworld 2018 VMware released VMware Intergrated OpenStack (VIO) version 4.0 which you can read more about here. Now, released 2018-01-18, it is time for an update meaning the newest version of VIO is 4.1. The new version brings a bunch of new features e.g.: HTML5 client support Support for VMware: vSphere 6.5 Update 1 NSX ... Continue Reading »
    Blog Name: VCDX56 Author: magander3
    Published on 2018-01-20 | Time 21:29:05
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    VCSA 6.5 Fails to Boot

    So one of our field engineers reached out to me because they had a power outage of some sort and their vCenter appliance failed to boot with these errors about starting up the services. So this is a common that has happened many times as seen from these KBs and community posts: https://communities.vmware.com/thread/547779 https://cormachogan.com/2015/06/03/fsck-of-vcenter-server-appliance-6-0-partitions/ https://communities.vmware.com/thread/567888 … Continue reading VCSA 6.5 Fails to Boot →
    Blog Name: Cody Hosterman Author: codyhosterman
    Published on 2018-01-20 | Time 21:04:03
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    NSX Layer 7 Application aware Distributed Firewall

    NSX 6.4 was released on Thursday 11th January with some awesome new features which includes the ability to allow or block traffic based on application context.  The full release notes for NSX 6.4 can be found here.So, let's test the new application aware context feature of the distributed firewall.  I've got a test VM called WEB01 with an IP address of 192.168.1.11 which I can currently SSH to successfully over TCP/22:I've created a new DFW rule to block traffic from ANY to ANY and the service[...]
    Blog Name: Virtualization Warrior Author: Michael
    Published on 2018-01-20 | Time 19:45:00
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    vROPS 6.6 Sizing Guidelines Worksheet

    Access KB 2150421 from . Scroll Down till the end of KB article and there you will find link for downloading the attachment under attachment category. 
    Blog Name: Virtualization The Future Author: Ranjna Aggarwal
    Published on 2018-01-20 | Time 10:20:00
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    vRealize Operations Manager 6.6 and 6.6.1 Sizing Guidelines (2150421)

    KB LinkBy default, VMware offers Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, and Extra Large configurations during installation. You can size the environment according to the existing infrastructure to be monitored. After the vRealize Operations Manager instance outgrows the existing size, you must expand the cluster to add nodes of the same size.Characteristics/Node SizeExtraSmallSmallMediumLargeExtra LargeStandard Size RemoteCollectorsLarge Size Remote CollectorsvCPU248162424Memory (GB)8163248128416Max[...]
    Blog Name: Virtualization The Future Author: Ranjna Aggarwal
    Published on 2018-01-20 | Time 10:10:00
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    Remove a VM from a vSphere vApp

    Seems that the vSphere Web Client has some bugs, also with the latest vSphere 6.5 version. It should be the main web client (see a list of possible GUI clients in vSphere 6.5), but sometimes does not work as expected (without considering possible Flash bugs). If you are using vSphere vApp (feature that require a DRS enabled cluster), you may have some issues when you need to remove a VM outside from a vApp. You will notice that all the VM inside a vApp will loose some features, at least in the v[...]
    Blog Name: vInfrastructure Blog Author: Andrea Mauro
    Published on 2018-01-19 | Time 07:17:39
  • Portable License Unit: Hybrid Cloud Ready Licensing Metric for vRealize Suite

    VMware is introducing Portable License Unit (PLU) for VMware vRealize® Suite that provides flexibility to deploy the same vRealize Suite license across hybrid and heterogeneous environments such as VMware vSphere®-based virtualized environment, third-party hypervisors, physical servers, VMware vCloud® Air™, and all other supported public clouds. PLU combines the benefits of managing unlimited Operating System Instances (OSIs) / Virtual Machines (VMs) on one vSphere CPU or up to 15 OSIs[...]
    Blog Name: Virtualization The Future Author: Ranjna Aggarwal
    Published on 2018-01-19 | Time 06:08:00
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    How to install VMware Tools for Easy Cross-Hypervisor Migrations

    Overview This is a companion article to the Hyper-V Integration Services Installation article I did recently. If you are looking to move a non-VMware based machine to VMware with minimal headaches then this is the article for you. These steps were meant to be used with Zerto Virtual Replication, however, they can be used independently… The post How to install VMware Tools for Easy Cross-Hypervisor Migrations appeared first on Justin's IT Blog.
    Blog Name: Justin’s IT Blog Author: Justin Paul
    Published on 2018-01-19 | Time 03:58:05
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    How to install VMware Tools for Easy Cross-Hypervisor Migrations

    Overview This is a companion article to the Hyper-V Integration Services Installation article I did recently. If you are looking to move a non-VMware based machine to VMware with minimal headaches then this is the article for you. These steps were meant to be used with Zerto Virtual Replication, however, they can be used independently… The post How to install VMware Tools for Easy Cross-Hypervisor Migrations appeared first on Justin's IT Blog.
    Blog Name: Justin’s IT Blog Author: Justin Paul
    Published on 2018-01-19 | Time 03:58:05
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    Allow only specific hosts to log to vRealize Log Insight

    Today a college of mine was asked by a customer if it would be possible to only allow specific host to send logs to VMware vRealize Log Insight (vRLI). And as it is running on a Linux platform iptables is built in, so I figured why not? iptables is a in kernel firewall built in ... Continue Reading Allow only specific hosts to log to vRealize Log Insight
    Blog Name: The vGoodie-bag Author: Brian Knutsson
    Published on 2018-01-19 | Time 22:06:05
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    Understanding Best Practices for Virtualizing Oracle

    One of the key benefits of virtualization is the ability to achieve a high consolidation ratio, thereby getting higher utilization of the hardware. This is especially true of the CPUs, since software licenses are usually tied to the number of CPUs in the hardware. During times of heavy utilization, the environment needs to be configured [...]
    Blog Name: dbaexpert Author: ckim
    Published on 2018-01-19 | Time 21:46:51
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    Q&A with DreamWorks Animation

    At Discover Madrid, our guest bloggers had a unique opportunity to hear from DreamWorks Animation and learn how they leverage technology in their digital manufacturing process. This post has a video and podcast of that Q&A. 
    Blog Name: Around the Storage Block Author: HPEStorageGuy
    Published on 2018-01-19 | Time 21:43:54
  • Q&A with DreamWorks Animation

    At Discover Madrid, our guest bloggers had a unique opportunity to hear from DreamWorks Animation and learn how they leverage technology in their digital manufacturing process. This post has a video and podcast of that Q&A. 
    Blog Name: Around the Storage Block Author: HPEStorageGuy
    Published on 2018-01-19 | Time 21:43:54