Intel Xeon CPU E5-26xx v4 PSOD

There is a bug in the new Broadwell CPU's from Intel that can create PSOD on ESXi 5.5 and 6.0 and i looks like this. There is an VMware KB on this Issue: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146388 The solution is a firmware/Bios upgrade from the hardware vendor, I haven't check if there are any of the hardware vendors that […]

New Releases from VMware and Flings

VMware has released some new versions for some of there vRealize suite products. VMware vRealize Automation 7.1.0 What's New The vRealize Automation 7.1 release includes resolved issues and the following changes. Streamlined installation process using a silent installer. Agent and prerequisite command line interface. Migration tool to move data from a source vRealize Automation 6.2.x environment […]

Veeam B&R Update 2 install failure

I was updating a Veeam Backup and Replication 9.0 with Update 2. After the update the Veeam Backup service and Enterprise service was not starting, Gustev from Veeam wrote about this in his weekly "The Word From Gostev" in the weekly newsletter, that this was a know issue. The database user did not have the required minimum […]

VMware Releases and Flings

VMware has released a new version of vRealize Log Insight 3.6. This version has some enhancements and preview features. vRealize Operations Manager Integration Enhancements Enhanced Alerting Alerts sent to vRealize Operations Manager now contain the same metadata as email alerts. Auto Cancel Alerts User alerts to vRealize Operations Manager can be set to auto cancel in […]

VMware Released a new Patch for ESXi 6.0 (Patch 3)

VMware released a new patch for ESXi 6.0 named Patch 3, this a lot of fixes for vSAN, vSAN health, PSOD, security and other. There are 6 KB about what the Patch contains and the can be found here: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145664 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145817 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145816 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146217 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145669 https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2145666

Veeam B&R 9.0 update 2 released

Last week Veeam released update 2 for there Veeam Backup and Replication 9.0. This is update contains support for this new platforms: Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series support for Direct NFS backup mode. EMC Unity support for Backup from Storage Snapshots and Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots functionality. EMC Data Domain DD OS 5.7 support for DD […]

vCSA 6.0 update 1 Error “503 service Unavailable”

Today I had a call from a customer that could not get into there vCenter. When they opened the web backup https://vCenter.domain.local they got this message: 503 Service Unavailable (Failed to connect to endpoint: [N7Vmacore4Http20NamedPipeServiceSpecE:0x7f32a40624c0] _serverNamespace = / _isRedirect = false _pipeName =/var/run/vmware/vpxd-webserver-pipe) This i normal during restart of the vCSA or vCenter server. but […]

New Releases from VMware

VMware has released some new versions for some of there products. VMware Horizon 7 version 7.0.1 see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/horizon-7-view/horizon-701-view-release-notes.html VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon 6.3 see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/v4h/63/vrealize-horizon-63-release-notes.html VMware vRealize Operations for Published Applications 6.3 see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/v4pa/63/vrealize-operations-for-published-applications63-release-notes.html VMware App Volumes 2.11 see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/appvolumes/2.11/app-volumes-211-release-notes.html VMware Mirage 5.8 see release notes […]

New releases and flings from VMware

VMware has released a few new releases of there products. Releases: vRealize Log Insight 3.2.2, this is a maintenance release, it now supports vSphere 5.x vCenter license keys, and more. See release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/LogInsight/33/log-insight-332-release-notes.html NSX for vSphere 6.2.3, this is a maintenance release with a lot of fixes and new features, it is now has a default […]