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  • USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling now supports vSphere 8!

    I know many of you have been holding off on your vSphere 8 upgrade, patiently waiting for a compatible version of the popular USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling. Today, the wait is finally over and you can now head over to the USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling page to download latest [...]

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    Published on 2022-11-23 | Time 13:39:51

  • Creating custom ESXi images using vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) UI and PowerCLI cmdlets for vSphere 8

    I have started to use vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) more and more, especially after upgrading to vSphere 8 as it will be the primary lifecycle management solution going forward for both vSphere image and configuration management. The other reason for using vLCM is that vSphere Update Manager (VUM) baselines have also been deprecated in vSphere 8 [...]

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    Published on 2022-11-22 | Time 21:19:07

  • vSphere UI Client Plugin named N/A after vSphere 8 upgrade

    This past weekend I finally got a chance to upgrade my personal homelab to vSphere 8, which went super smooth! As shared on Twitter and Mastadon, I started with my VCSA which was running vSphere 7.0 Update 3h and once that had completed and running for a couple of days, I then upgraded my single [...]

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    Published on 2022-11-21 | Time 22:30:05

  • Virtual NUMA (vNUMA) and CPU Hot-Add support in vSphere 8

    While looking for something in the vSphere 8.0 API Reference, I stumbled onto a new VM configuration setting in vSphere 8 called exposeVnumaOnCpuHotadd which looks quite interesting and has the following description: Capability to expose virtual NUMA when CPU hotadd is enabled. If set to true, ESXi will consider exposing virtual NUMA to the VM [...]

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    Published on 2022-11-21 | Time 13:55:46