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  • vSphere ESXi 7.x will be last version to officially support Apple macOS Virtualization

    As a heads up, I just wanted to share that VMware has just published a new knowledge base article to communicate that ESXi 7.x will be the last major release to officially support Apple macOS Virtualization, which was originally introduced back in 2011 with the release of vSphere 5.0. KB 88698 - vSphere ESXi 7.x [...]

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    Published on 2022-08-03 | Time 13:08:53

  • Quick Tip – How to actually disable host encryption mode on ESXi?

    This recent quote from my buddy Timo Sugliani (definitely worth a follow on Twitter), perfectly captures the essence of an issue that I had ran into and I am sure many of you can also relate! 😀 Trying to do ONE thing and deviating to X, Y and Z. The common IT Journey I was [...]

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    Published on 2022-07-25 | Time 14:55:38

  • Exploring the Cloud-init Datasource for VMware GuestInfo using vSphere

    While exploring some upcoming capabilities and providing early feedback to Engineering, I came to learn about a new Cloud-init datasource called VMware GuestInfo that was recently merged into the project last August. The Cloud-init Datasource for VMware GuestInfo started out as an OSS project created by Andrew Kutz of VMware and it provides an easy way [...]

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    Published on 2022-07-20 | Time 17:48:59

  • Quick Tip – ESXi 7.0 Update 3f now includes all Intel I219 devices from Community Networking Driver Fling

    Thanks to Reuben F who left a comment on the Community Networking Driver for ESXi Fling asking about something interesting he saw in the latest ESXi 7.0 Update 3f release notes regarding Intel ne1000 driver. ESXi 7.0 Update 3f upgrades the Intel-ne1000 driver to support Intel I219-LM devices that are required for newer server models, [...]

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    Published on 2022-07-18 | Time 16:18:26