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    Top 10 reasons to upgrade to vSphere 6.5

    Top 10 reasons to upgrade to vSphere 6.5 Top 10 reasons to upgrade to vSphere 6.5 Savvy IT leaders are moving their organizations—and their careers—forward by making the move to VMware vSphere® 6.5. VMware Social Media Advocacy
    Blog Name: massmans Author: massmans
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 22:17:51
  • Top 10 reasons to upgrade to vSphere 6.5

    Top 10 reasons to upgrade to vSphere 6.5 Top 10 reasons to upgrade to vSphere 6.5 Savvy IT leaders are moving their organizations—and their careers—forward by making the move to VMware vSphere® 6.5. VMware Social Media Advocacy
    Blog Name: massmans Author: massmans
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 22:17:51
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    Cannot vMotion nor Edit Settings in vSphere 6.5 Web Client as these options are grayed out in Web Client

    I experienced a very strange and annoying issue while working on a vSphere 6.5 cluster with the Flash based vSphere Web Client. First of all,  I completely forgot about the old C++ based full install vSphere Client. The new Web Client works well. Performance is fine. However.. I did a couple of simultaneous vMotions so I [...]
    Blog Name: UP2V Author: Marcel van den Berg
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 21:08:01
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    Start 2018 with a tip top estate.

    Now that 2018 is here it is an ideal time to clean up your estate. The problem is that rightsizing and cleaning up the estate isn’t always a straightforward proposition, especially when done by hand. Correctly rightsizing a VM is a black art. You can look at a point in time or a week but ... Continue Reading "Start 2018 with a tip top estate."
    Blog Name: ITBURNS.ME Author: admin
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 21:01:36
  • Basic vCenter HA with Multiple Clusters

    Here I am going to show you how to enable the “basic” vCenter HA option across multiple clusters. Why do this across multiple clusters? Easy…increase the availability of my vCenter HA instance. Could I enable this in a single cluster if I had to? Sure. If you are limited to a single cluster and want [...]
    Blog Name: The Wifi-Cable Author: thewificable
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 20:39:27
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    vSphere VM Encryption White Paper now available

    I’d like to announce the availability of a new white paper for VMware vSphere VM Encryption! VM Encryption is a feature that was introduced in vSphere 6.5. The audience for this white paper is the Manager/Director/C-level folks who want to understand how vSphere VM Encryption differs from other virtual machine encryption solutions. It addresses some The post vSphere VM Encryption White Paper now available appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog.
    Blog Name: vSphere Author: Mike Foley
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 20:25:25
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    MCS Start Up Fails In VDP With: Permission Denied At MCServer.pm

    In few rare cases the management services might fail to start up with a permission denied message.If you run dpnctl start mcs you will notice the almost generic failure: root@vdp:/#: dpnctl start mcsIdentity added: /home/dpn/.ssh/dpnid (/home/dpn/.ssh/dpnid)dpnctl: INFO: Starting MCS...dpnctl: INFO: To monitor progress, run in another window: tail -f /tmp/dpnctl-mcs-start-output-21990dpnctl: ERROR: error return from "[ -r /etc/profile ] && . /etc/profile ; /usr/local/avamar/bin/mcserver.sh --st[...]
    Blog Name: virtuallyPeculiar Author: suhas savkoor
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 19:14:00
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    MCS Start Up Fails In VDP With: Permission Denied At MCServer.pm

    In few rare cases the management services might fail to start up with a permission denied message.If you run dpnctl start mcs you will notice the almost generic failure: root@vdp:/#: dpnctl start mcsIdentity added: /home/dpn/.ssh/dpnid (/home/dpn/.ssh/dpnid)dpnctl: INFO: Starting MCS...dpnctl: INFO: To monitor progress, run in another window: tail -f /tmp/dpnctl-mcs-start-output-21990dpnctl: ERROR: error return from "[ -r /etc/profile ] && . /etc/profile ; /usr/local/avamar/bin/mcserver.sh --st[...]
    Blog Name: virtuallyPeculiar Author: suhas savkoor
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 19:14:00
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    VMware Real Time Scenario 21 (Update Manager)

    Question:   Do you know the recent security patches released for Intel Spectre and Meltdown? Have you patched ESXi servers (Cluster/stand alone/DMZ/Lab)? Can you share couple of issues you ran into while patching those hosts? Answer:    This is hot topic for many Administrators not limited to VMware to start the new year 2018. Some background for…
    Blog Name: VMwareGuruZ Author: Sateesh Thupakula
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 19:13:49
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    Announcement: VMware Response to Speculative Execution security issues CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754 (aka Spectre and Meltdown)

    On January 3, 2018, it became public that CPU data cache timing can be abused by software to efficiently leak information out of mis-speculated CPU execution, leading to (at worst) arbitrary virtual memory read vulnerabilities across local security boundaries in various contexts. Three variants have been recently discovered by Google Project Zero and other security researchers; these can affect many modern processors, including certain processors by Intel, AMD and ARM. For more information see[...]
    Blog Name: Virtual Maestro Author: Abhijeet Deshmukh
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 18:30:00
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    Configure vCloud Director 9.x Org Rights needed for L2 VPN Stretching – vCloud Extender

    I am currently working on a new lab environment that consists of vCloud Director (vCD) Extender and vCloud Availability. Our documentation provides a method for writing out the permissions needed via curl/API commands. I decided to take a shortcut and ... Continue Reading → The post Configure vCloud Director 9.x Org Rights needed for L2 VPN Stretching – vCloud Extender appeared first on Clouds, etc..
    Blog Name: Clouds, etc. Author: Daniel Paluszek
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 18:02:44
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    Top 20 vSAN articles for December 2017

    Component metadata health check fails with invalid state error vSAN Build Recommendation Engine Health fails Best practices for vSAN implementations using Dell PERC H730 or FD332-PERC storage controllers Replacing SSD disk on a vSAN cluster Status of TLSv1.1/1.2 Enablement and TLSv1.0 Disablement across VMware products vCenter Server 6.0 Update 2 displays on non-vSAN enabled ESXi [...] The post Top 20 vSAN articles for December 2017 appeared first on Support Insider.
    Blog Name: Support Insider Author: Ashish Sharma
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 17:07:30
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    Top 20 NSX articles for December 2017

    Troubleshooting vShield Endpoint / NSX Guest Introspection Guest Introspection memory usage spikes to 90+% or you see the error: “Lost communication with ESX module” in NSX-V 6.3 Deploying NSX Controller fails in NSX-v 6.3.3 and 6.3.4 ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 hosts fail with a PSOD: VMCIEventDelayedDispatchCB@com At times certain controller APIs could fail due to [...] The post Top 20 NSX articles for December 2017 appeared first on Support Insider.
    Blog Name: Support Insider Author: Ashish Sharma
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 16:53:48
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    Top 20 vSphere articles for December 2017

    vCenter Appliance root Partition 100% full due to Audit.log files not being rotated “invalid credentials LDAP Error 49” error when starting Inventory Services in vCenter Server 6.x Unable to log in to the root account of vCenter Server Appliance Important information before upgrading to vSphere 6.5 Large Java dump files created in the location /storage/log/vmware/perfcharts [...] The post Top 20 vSphere articles for December 2017 appeared first on Support Insider.
    Blog Name: Support Insider Author: Ashish Sharma
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 16:43:41
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    VDP Upgrade ISO Not Detected

    There are a ton of reasons why VDP ISO might not be available in the vdp-configure page (Few of those are available on my blog here) This is another one of the possible causes.> When we run df -h the ISO shows as mounted> In the avinstaller.log.0 under /usr/local/avamar/var/avi/server_log/ shows the package extraction and package checksum verification is completed successfully.The avinstaller.pl is responsible for all the upgrade related tasks. And a restart of this service should help putting[...]
    Blog Name: virtuallyPeculiar Author: suhas savkoor
    Published on 2018-01-17 | Time 16:31:00