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    Dell EMC Unity and VMware VVols – What’s all the fuss? Pt1

    There’s been lots of talk about the wonders of VVols for a long time. They seemed to be a large amount of hope that they would be the panacea of all our Storage and Virtualization woes and be the vision going forward, at least for our  VMware environments. The hype seems to have tapered off, but I was always sceptical and... Read more »
    Blog Name: Pragmatic IO Author: Brett Sinclair
    Published on 2019-02-16 | Time 06:58:08
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    Reclaiming disks for vSAN when they used to have a datastore, especially a coredump or scratch location that prevents deletion

    Typically, if you want to reuse a disk that was hosting a datastore for vSAN, you delete the datastore and for good measure use the UI to erase partitions, and life is good.In some cases, you may get an error deleting the datastore. I find this happens typically in homelabs, but I've also seen posts in the VMTN communities when googling this topic, so it's not an uncommon thing. To be fair, this is an old phenomenon, it can happen whether your intention is to reuse a disk for vSAN or not 🙂 This[...]
    Blog Name: VMware Gotchas Author: Ariel Sanchez Mora
    Published on 2019-02-16 | Time 05:28:00
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    VMware vSphere Platinum Edition “End to End Security with VMware”

    Do you know there is a new edition from VMware called as vSphere Platinum that delivers advanced security capabilities fully integrated into the hypervisor?. This new release combines the industry-leading capabilities of vSphere with VMware AppDefense, delivering purpose-built VMs to secure applications. With these new capabilities, vSphere Platinum secures infrastructure and applications by leveraging the…
    Blog Name: VMwareGuruZ Author: Sateesh Thupakula
    Published on 2019-02-16 | Time 00:15:48
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    Singtel Delivers Robust Hybrid Cloud Services Through Partnership with VMware and Adoption of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform

    Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) is the largest telecommunications provider in Singapore, with business operations in Asian, African, and Australian markets. Today, businesses in 21 countries rely on Singtel and its portfolio of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and services to do business in a competitive digital world. To support these customers, Singtel undertook a company The post Singtel Delivers Robust Hybrid Cloud Services Through Partnership with VMware and Ad[...]
    Blog Name: vCloud Author: Anand Iyer
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 01:12:31
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    Setting NTP on ESXi Hosts with PowerCLi

    Setting NTP on ESXi hosts is a quick procedure using PowerCLi. Don’t forget to edit the script for your environment. Once you’re connected to vCenter you can run this script: Comments are always welcomed. Let me know if this has been helpful. More from my site Scratch File Location for VMHosts PowerCLi Script Schannel Set-Crypto … Continue reading "Setting NTP on ESXi Hosts with PowerCLi" The post Setting NTP on ESXi Hosts with PowerCLi appeared first on As The Geeks Learn.
    Blog Name: As the Geeks Learn Author: James Cruce
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 19:32:06
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    Installing vCenter HA – Advanced Install (Part 2)

    Installing vCenter HA – Advanced Install (Part 2) Installing vCenter HA – Advanced Install (Part 2) In our previous article, how to install vCenter HA using the basic install option was explained. This option automatically installs vCenter HA with minor user interaction. In part two, we focus on how to install vCenter HA with Advanced [...]
    Blog Name: The Virtually Connected Author: Tim Sandy
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 18:55:44
  • End of General Support for vSphere 6.0

    End of General Support for vSphere 6.0 End of General Support for vSphere 6.0 If you are using vSphere 5.5 on your environment, please don’t read this post otherwise it will be useful for you. Currently, vSphere is most popular server virtualization software and any changes or notifications which published by VMware, has impact on [...]
    Blog Name: The Virtually Connected Author: Tim Sandy
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 18:55:13
  • ESXi Native Driver for USB NIC Fling

    ESXi Native Driver for USB NIC Fling ESXi Native Driver for USB NIC Fling Today, I am very excited to announce a new Fling that I have been working on which is a Native Driver for ESXi that will enable support for three of the most popular USB network adapter chipsets found in the market [...]
    Blog Name: The Virtually Connected Author: Tim Sandy
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 18:51:17
  • New year, new you! Get #VMwareCertified

    New year, new you! Get #VMwareCertified New year, new you! Get #VMwareCertified VMware Certification provides industry leading programs that demonstrate your knowledge, skills, and expertise to your employers, colleagues, and customers. VMware Social Media Advocacy
    Blog Name: The Virtually Connected Author: Tim Sandy
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 18:50:43
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    New year, new you! Get #VMwareCertified

    New year, new you! Get #VMwareCertified VMware Certification provides industry leading programs that demonstrate your knowledge, skills, and expertise to your employers, colleagues, and customers. VMware Social Media Advocacy The post New year, new you! Get #VMwareCertified appeared first on Virtual Barker.
    Blog Name: Virtual Barker Author: David
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 17:17:44
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    Cloud Assembly – How to Configure vSphere Account

    Cloud Assembly – How to Configure vSphere Account Cloud Assembly – How to Configure vSphere Account In this video, we go over how to add a vSphere Private Cloud Account. Please subscribe for more videos and check out VMware’s Cloud Automation services for a free 60 day trial! https://cloud.vmware.com/ VMware Social Media Advocacy
    Blog Name: Another Geek’s vBlog Author: Dan
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 16:23:34
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    VMware vCloud Director – Installation of PostgreSQL and Migration from Oracle

    In one of my lab instances, I currently have Oracle still running as my backend vCloud Director database. In this post, I am going to document the steps it takes to install Postgres10 and migrate away from Oracle. Preparation First, taking a snapshot of my vCD instance – always back up before making any type … Continue reading "VMware vCloud Director – Installation of PostgreSQL and Migration from Oracle" The post VMware vCloud Director – Installation of PostgreSQL and Migration from Ora[...]
    Blog Name: Clouds, etc. Author: Daniel Paluszek
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 16:09:33
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    Meet AVA: VMware Launches Beta of a Virtual Assistant

    By Steve Liang, AVA Project Lead Today we’re excited to introduce a beta of AVA, VMware’s Automated Virtual Assistant. We designed Ava to help users of VMware Docs find answers to common product questions. Using natural language processing, Ava is trained to understand key VMware concepts and recommend further reading that will answer your questions. The post Meet AVA: VMware Launches Beta of a Virtual Assistant appeared first on VMware Support Insider.
    Blog Name: Support Insider Author: VMware
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 16:00:23
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    VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2019-0001

    Today VMware has released the following new and updated security advisories: VMSA-2019-0001 – https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2019-0001.html Please sign up to the Security-Announce mailing list to receive new and updated VMware Security Advisories. Customers should review the security advisories and direct any questions to VMware Support. The post VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2019-0001 appeared first on VMware Security & Compliance Blog.
    Blog Name: VMware Security & Compliance Blog Author: Edward Hawkins
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 14:12:34
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    Dell software repository for VMware Update Manager

    I have written in the past about HPE software and driver repositories – Automatically download HP drivers to VMware Update Manager and New URLs for HP(E) Online Depot for VMWare There is also similar repository for Dell – https://vmwaredepot.dell.com/index.xml. By adding this to Update Manager it will download additional Dell software – Dell EMC OpenManage Server Administrator and Dell [...]
    Blog Name: Kalle’s Playground Author: Kalle
    Published on 2019-02-15 | Time 12:20:19