New Releases from VMware

VMware has released new patches for ESXi 6.5/6.0/5.5, VMware Identity Manager 3.2 and App Volumes 2.13.3. ESXi 6.5, 6.0 and 5.5 patches These patches are the new Intel CPU microcode patch, and a VMware patches for Spectre/Meltdown. VMware KB for the 6.5 patch: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52456 VMware KB for the 6.0 patch: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52451 VMware KB for the 5.5 patch: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52446 Notes: Remember that guest […]

VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 1g, 6.0 Update 3e and 5.5 Update 3h Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1g, vCenter 6.0 Update 3e and vCenter 5.5 Update 3h. These releases fixes a problem with EVC mode problem, when adding new hosts, and some security fixes. See the full releasen notes for vCenter 6.5 Update 1g here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1g-release-notes.html See the full releasen notes for vCenter 6.0 Update 3e here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.0/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u3e-release-notes.html See the full releasen […]

vCenter 6.5 Update 1e, 6.0 Update 3d and 5.5 Update 3g Released

VMware released new security updated vCenter server,  There are also new patches for the ESXi server. This updated version of vCenter Server provides part of the hypervisor-assisted guest remediation of CVE-2017-5715 for guest operating systems. For important details on this remediation, see VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0004. The ESXi patches are also required. See release notes here for: 6.5 U1e: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1e-release-notes.html 6.0 […]

vSphere 6.5 Backup Interoperability

We are still waiting for the backup vendors to support vSphere 6.5. At the moment VMware VDP 6.1.3 and Veritas Backup Exec 16 has support. Veritas Backup Exec 16 does not support vSAN 6.5 (see the Software Compatibility list here: https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000115689) Veritas NetBackup 7.7.3 has a limited support, see here. https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000116592 Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 will have support and is […]

ESXi Embedded Host Client 8

VMware Keeps updating the ESXi Embedded Host Client fling, and it's now in version 1.3 (fling 8). Here are the change log for version 1.1 and 1.3: Version 1.3.0 build 3841871 (Fling 8) General   Table/grid filtering search and pattern highlighting Most tables now offer right click support in all columns Automatically fix the proxy configuration […]

ESXi Embedded Host Client v5

VMware updated the ESXi Embedded Host Client Fling to version 5. Here is the change log for this version: New Updates in 5.0 Host Improvements to performance monitoring UI, resize dragger, tooltip behavior VM Export VM support (basic) Experimental IT/ES keyboard support for in-browser console Fixed some major issues with storage controller manipulation (adding/removing controllers, assigning […]