VMware ESXi 6.0, 6.5 and 6.7 patch released

VMware has released a new patch for ESXi 6.0, 6.5 og 6.7. This fixes a security issue with the VMXNET3 driver, and the 6.7 patch also contains some vSAN and replications fixes. See the ESXi 6.0 patch release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.0/rn/esxi600-201811001.html See the ESXi 6.5 patch release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/esxi650-201811001.html See the ESXi 6.7 patch release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/rn/esxi670-201811001.html

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New VMware Releases

VMware has released vCenter 6.7d, 6.5 Update 2c, 6.0 Update 3h and 5.5 Update 3j and ESXi updates for 6.7, 6.5 Update 2, 6.0 Update 3 and 5.5 Update 3, and also Workstation 14.1.3 and Fusion 10.1.3, this are all security updates. Important: Be aware that the patch for ESXi has fixes for two security problems with […]

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ESXi 6.0/6.5 and Intel X710 NIC Problem

If you are running ESXi 6.0/6.5 and using a Intel X710 network adapter, the network card port may stop forwarding packets, if you are using the native driver (i40en). I customer using both Dell, HPE and Lenovo servers where I have seee this problem. This is a huge problem. The is due to a new function in […]

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VUM error “Cannot execute upgrade script on host”

I was doing an upgrade from ESXi 6.0 to the 6.5 with the HPE 6.5 Update image from February 2018. The first site worked like it should, but all the sites i got this error, when doing remediate or scan for upgrade “Cannot execute upgrade script on host”. I found a bunch of KB’s and blog […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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VMware vCenter 6.0 Update 3c Released

VMware has released VMware vCenter 6.0 Update 3c, this i primary bug fixes. but it also enables SMB2 for authentication. So it solves the problem i discibe earlier in this blog. https://www.virtual-allan.com/vcsa-6-0-and-earlier-may-uses-smb1-for-authentication/ See the full release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.0/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u3c-release-notes.html With this VMware also relesed Site Recovery Manager 6.1.2.1, and vSphere Replication 6.1.2.1 that supports the new vCenter. Release notes for Site Recovery Manager […]

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HPE Customized ESXi Image, Removed from Download

There is found a critical issues in a combination of firmware and driver in the HPE customized ESXi images. så the affected versions have been removed from the VMware download page. The message stats that they will upload a new version October 6. 2017, this is for ESXi 6.5 Update 1, but it's the same for […]

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