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- VMware vSphere 6.7 – Novidades – Parte 1Blog Name: Homelaber Brasil Author: Valdecir Carvalho
Olá Homelabers! Ontem a VMware anunciou o GA (General Availability) do VMware vSphere 6.7 Quase um ano e meio após o release do VMware vSphere 6.5 e um dia após o seu aniversário de 20 anos essa nova versão está cheia de novidades e melhorias. Nesse post, vou descrever brevemente as features que eu acredito...
Published on 2018-04-19 | Time 11:00:14
- vSAN Licensing: Expanding Clusters and Setting off AlertsBlog Name: IT Should Just Work Author: Chris
vSAN licenses are assigned per-cluster, so what if the size of your license keys doesn't match the size of your cluster?
Published on 2018-04-19 | Time 10:27:20
- Supermicro SuperServer Xeon D-1500 Bundle mini-tower and 1U rack mount are already on the VMware Compatibility Guide for ESXi 6.7Blog Name: TinkerTry IT @ home | Author: Paul Braren
Two years and 2 months ago, I enthusiastically announced the first time Supermicro Xeon D-1500 systems arrived on the VCG (VMware Compatibility Guide): Supermicro SuperServer SYS-5028D-TN4T mini-tower now ready for business as the first Intel Xeon D-1500 in the VMware HCL (Compatibility Guide) Feb 10 2016 Several months later, I visited Supermicro's booth at VMworld 2016, and politely inquired why ESXi 6.5 wasn't listed yet. Here was Supermicro's response: We do plan to certify all those models[...]
Published on 2018-04-19 | Time 09:38:00
- VCP 6.5 DCV Study – Week 5 – Section 5 – Administer and Manage vSphere 6.x ResourcesBlog Name: uprightvinyl Author: Chris Porter
This is week 5 out of 10 of my VCP 6.5 Study Plan. More info and links to the other weeks can be found at the Study Plan Intro page. Subscribe to to the Study Plan using this feed. The fifth section of the 10 sections in the VCP 6.5 blueprint covers managing resources in vSphere; [...]
Published on 2018-04-19 | Time 09:29:43
- VMware PowerCLI Poster version 10Blog Name: Bryan O’Connor Virtualisation and IT Blog Author: Bryan OConnor
I've got quite a collection of these posters now, but here's a link for the VMware PowerCLI 10 poster.VMware PowerCLI poster
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 05:00:00
- It’s time to upgrade from vSphere 5.5 to 6.5Blog Name: vInfrastructure Blog Author: Andrea Mauro
There are only 5 months until VMware vSphere 5.5 will go End of Support, that will mean no more updates and possible limited support from VMware. The End of General Support for vSphere 5.5 is September 19, 2018. To maintain your full level of support and subscription services, VMware recommends upgrading to vSphere 6.5, or to a newer version. With version 6.5 U1, VMware has extended the general support for vSphere 6.5 to a full five years from date of release, which means the general support for[...]
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 03:32:28
- PowerCLI and VVols Part I: Assigning a SPBM PolicyBlog Name: Cody Hosterman Author: codyhosterman
There are a variety of ways to assign and set a SPBM Policy to a VM. I recently put out a workflow package for vRO to everything VVols and Pure: vRealize Orchestrator VVol Workflow Package I also specifically blogged about assigning a policy to a VM with vRO: Assigning a VVol VM Storage Policy with ... Continue Reading PowerCLI and VVols Part I: Assigning a SPBM Policy →
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 22:27:20
- How to easily update your VMware Hypervisor from 6.x to 6.7 (ESXi 6.7 Build 8169922) using ESXCLI or VUMBlog Name: TinkerTry IT @ home | Author: Paul Braren
This article is a work in progress, and note that you need to upgrade VCSA to 6.7 before you upgrade your ESXi host(s) to 6.7. I'm still working on testing and documenting this process. The ESXCLI method of updating is a more universal way to upgrade ESXi that works even for the free hypervisor. It's actuallly a one-liner that side-steps the preferred VUM method for those without VCSA, and/or those without a My VMware account or and expired trial, instead downloading the patch directly. This met[...]
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 21:40:00
- How to easily update your VMware vCenter Server Appliance from 6.x to 6.7 (VCSA 6.7 Build 8217866)Blog Name: TinkerTry IT @ home | Author: Paul Braren
This article is a work in progress, a bookmark if you will, for when the full process and video are available. As always, you need to upgrade VCSA to 6.7 before you upgrade your ESXi host(s) to 6.7. You'll want to read the following Release Notes in full before getting started: vSphere 6.7 Release Notes vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 | 17 APR 2018 | Build 8217866 ...ESXi and vCenter Server Version Compatibility The VMware Product Interoperability Matrix provides details about the compatibility [...]
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 21:11:00
- What is new in vSAN 6.7Blog Name: ProVirtualZone Author: Luciano Patrao
This blog post is mainly about What is new in vSAN 6.7. But this week (17th of April) VMware launches their 6.7 versions of their vSphere portfolio. A list of VMware products was launched with the version 6.7. Main products are vSphere, vCenter, vRealize Operations Manager and vSAN. In the next days will try to [...] The post What is new in vSAN 6.7 appeared first on ProVirtualzone - Virtual Infrastructures.
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 19:42:09
- What’s New in Core Storage in vSphere 6.7 Part II: Sector Size and VMFS-6Blog Name: Cody Hosterman Author: codyhosterman
vSphere 6.7 core storage “what’s new” series: What’s New in Core Storage in vSphere 6.7 Part I: In-Guest UNMAP and Snapshots What’s New in Core Storage in vSphere 6.7 Part II: Sector Size and VMFS-6 More to come… In vSphere 6.5, a new version of VMFS was introduced–VMFS-6. A behavior that many noted was that ... Continue Reading What’s New in Core Storage in vSphere 6.7 Part II: Sector Size and VMFS-6 →
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 19:14:06
- vSAN 6.7 in the HTML5 vSphere ClientBlog Name: vSAN / Virtual Blocks Author: Jeff Hunter
VMware is switching many of its solutions to a new HTML5 UI framework called Clarity Design System. As you might already know, this removes the dependency on Flash and provides a clean, modern look for managing a virtualized infrastructure. The user experience is the same using a modern web browser on most popular operating systems The post vSAN 6.7 in the HTML5 vSphere Client appeared first on Virtual Blocks.
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 18:00:02
- vSphere 6.7 General AvailabilityBlog Name: Virtual Insanity Author: Jeremiah Megie
As many of you know, yesterday, vSphere 6.7 was released. There are some awesome updates, and while this isn’t an all-encompassing list of features, I wanted to round up the ones I felt were the most important (especially to my customers). First and foremost, it should be noted that you cannot upgrade from vSphere...
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 17:31:37
- Real-time Capacity Management in vRealize Operations 6.7Blog Name: Cloud Mgmt Author: Thomas Bryant
With the release of vRealize Operations 6.7 there are some fundamental changes to the way we look at capacity management. These came about because customers are more and more looking at real-time capacity management to deal with what is happening now. That is not to say that what we plan for in the future is The post Real-time Capacity Management in vRealize Operations 6.7 appeared first on VMware Cloud Management.
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 17:00:43
- vRealize Operations 6.7 – Upgrade Assessment ToolBlog Name: UC Connect Author: Ramy Mahmoud
vRealize Operations Upgrade Assessment Tool can help you to scan your deployment for any discontinued/disabled contents such as Metrics, Properties, Dashboards, Alerts, etc. and to provide you with recommended replacements in the form of a pre-upgrade assessment report. Before Upgrade: If you have created custom dashboards, views, or reports, it is possible that you use [...]
Published on 2018-04-18 | Time 16:42:42