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    Update Dell ESXi 6.5 Image with PowerPath

    The post Update Dell ESXi 6.5 Image with PowerPath appeared first on VMscribble.
    Blog Name: VMscribble Author: VM Scribble
    Published on 2018-01-21 | Time 17:16:08
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    Executive Speculation on the Speculative Execution Situation

    Security issues that are resolved via the installation of a single patch are easy mode in a few regards: they're easy to fix, and they're easy to measure. How many times have you heard your CIO ask, "What percent complete are we for ?" That's because executives love metrics, and patch installations are easily quantifiable:How many systems do we have?How many systems are vulnerable?How many systems are fully patched?Execs love 3D pie charts.How many systems need to be patched?You can be sure tha[...]
    Blog Name: #eager0 Author: michael stump
    Published on 2018-01-21 | Time 16:51:00
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    Vembu BDR Suite v3.9.0 is now GA

    It is highly important that data needs to be backed up and there should be an effective Disaster Recovery plan in case of data threat or a catastrophe. While data continues to grow and there are number of technology providers who offer better and comprehensive storage techniques to businesses, there has not been an alternative to the concept of backup. While costs are a major factor for businesses, having a steady backup plan to counter data threats and compliant to strict regulatory standards(i[...]
    Blog Name: Let’s Virtualize Author: Kanishk Sethi
    Published on 2018-01-21 | Time 16:26:00
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    (Advertorial)Vembu BDR Suite v3.9.0 is now Generally Available and includes Tape Support & Flexible Restores

    It is highly important that data needs to be backed up and there should be an effective Disaster Recovery plan in case of data threat or a catastrophe. While data continues to grow and there are number of technology providers who offer better and comprehensive storage techniques to businesses, there has not been an alternative … Read more (Advertorial)Vembu BDR Suite v3.9.0 is now Generally Available and includes Tape Support & Flexible Restores
    Blog Name: Retouw Author: Wouter
    Published on 2018-01-21 | Time 15:54:00
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    Vembu BDR Suite 3.9.0 Officially available

    Vembu BDR Suite is an complete backup & recovery solution for your organization. It provides the easy to use and simple management console. With BDR Suite 3.9.0 you can simplify,scale & secure your backups easily without any hassle. They have added some of the new features in this version which are very useful. It is …
    Blog Name: Mastering VMware Author: Mayur Parmar
    Published on 2018-01-21 | Time 15:50:27
  • Vembu BDR Suite v3.9.0 is now Generally Available and includes Tape Support & Flexible Restores

    It is highly important that data needs to be backed up and there should be an effective Disaster Recovery plan in case of data threat or a catastrophe. While data continues to grow and there are number of technology providers who offer better and comprehensive storage techniques to businesses, there has not been an alternative to the concept of backup. While costs are a major factor for businesses, having a steady backup plan to counter data threats and compliant to strict regulatory standards(i[...]
    Blog Name: Virtualization The Future Author: Ranjna Aggarwal
    Published on 2018-01-21 | Time 15:41:00
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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