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Creating and Using Content Library

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Content Library has evolved quite a bit since its inception in vSphere 6.0. Some of that evolution has brought new ways to accomplish tasks as well as new features. One of the newest additions as of late is new cmdlets for Content Library management via PowerCLI, available in version 11.5.0. This blog will guide you through Read more...
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VMware Loves Turtles

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(To mark the end of the year we are posting every day through January 1 with lighter vSphere and VMware topics. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. See them all via the “2019 Wrap Up” tag!) During a recent trip to VMware headquarters in Palo Alto, California I caught up with Read more...
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The Evolution of Content Library

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Content Library arrived in vSphere 6.0 as a storage container for virtual machine templates, as well as scripts, text files, and ISO images. The idea is to have an efficient and centralized method to manage important content required in a vSphere environment. Instead of mounting a share to each ESXi host to distribute these items, Read more...
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VMware Security Advisories in vSphere Health

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Determining what VMware products in your datacenter have been patched for new or existing vulnerabilities can be tedious at times. What if your vSphere environment was able to do this for you without much effort? Well, look no further than vSphere Health. vSphere Health’s (vSphere Health will be renamed to Skyline Health in a future release) Read more...

Introducing VMware Skyline Health for vSphere

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vSphere Health & vSAN Health have been very instrumental in assisting customers to triage their vSphere 6.7 environments for configuration consistency, best practice information, vulnerability discovery, and proactive analytics. Today I am happy to announce that vSphere and vSAN Health are now part of VMware Skyline Health, including these two powerful features of vSphere under one Read more...
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Repointing vCenter Server to another SSO Domain

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Planning, designing, and architecting a vSphere SSO Domain for vCenter Server can occasionally feel complex to many VMware Administrators. Whether building new, changing, or redesigning an SSO Domain, vSphere 6.7 has a great new feature to help lessen this complexity. SSO Domain Repointing was introduced to allow the repointing of a vCenter Server from one Read more...
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Changing your vCenter Server’s FQDN

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*Blog UPDATED as of September 10th* A popular feature request recently has been the ability to rename a vCenter Server appliance (VCSA). I am not referring to renaming the virtual machine (VM) as that is the inventory name of the VM. I am referring to the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) or hostname of the Read more...
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vCenter Server 6.7: Day 2 Operations

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Deployment (Day 1) is over and you have successfully deployed your vCenter Server, configured your data center, created clusters and configured hosts. That feeling of completion is great right? Well at this point, the vCenter Server may be running great but what about setting up the File-Based Backup and Restore, deploying a Content Library, or Read more...
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vCenter Server 6.7 Update 2: What’s New

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Note: vSphere 6.7 Update 2 was recently announced and is generally available as an update and download.   The announcement of vSphere 6.7 Update 2 informed us of many new features like DRS-MM (DRS in Maintenance Mode), CPU scheduler options for vulnerabilities like L1TF, as well as new vSphere ROBO licensing, and updates to vSphere Read more...

Join us at Tech Field Day 18

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On February 7th VMware subject matter experts will join the Tech Field Day team at Tech Field Day 18 in Austin, TX! The brain child of GestaltIT, Tech Field Day is an independent IT influencer event that allows vendors to discuss products and/or features with industry leading bloggers, speakers, and podcasters. Taken from the About Tech Field Read more...