3 Announcement from VMware before VMworld

VMware has announced that the next number version (not update) will be the last version to have a Window vCenter version, vSphere Web Client (Adobe Flash) and support for old Linux style /O drivers. vCenter on Windows VMware introduced the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) back in version 5.0. I did not use vCSA version 5.0 and 5.1 at […]

Veeam B&R 9.5 support for vSphere 6.5 Update 1

Veeam has been testing support for VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1 and vSAN 6.6.1, and they now supports this combination. There is no version information for Veeam Backup & Replication, other then vSphere 6.5 is supportet from 9.5 Update 1, and vSAN 6.6 was support in 9.5 Update 2. So I will say you have to use 9.5 Update […]

VMware vSphere 6.5 update 1 and more Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1, ESXi 6.5 Update 1, vSAN 6.6.1, Replication 6.5.1, Site Recovery Manager 6.5.1, and VMware Tools 10.1.10. This means that we now can upgrade from vSphere 6.0 update 3 to vSphere 6.5. vCenter 6.5 Update 1 What's new: You can run the vCenter Server Appliance GUI and CLI installers on Microsoft […]

Other new releases from VMware

VMware has released VMware vRealize Business for Cloud 7.3.0, and last week a new important patch for ESXi 6.0. See the release notes for VMware vRealize Business for Cloud 7.3.0 here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vRBforCloud/73/vRBforCloud-73-release-notes.html See the release notes for ESXi 6.0 Patch 5, this contains important bug fixes, see this KB's: KB2149955 and links for all the other KB's here: KB2149954 Share This:

VMware Tools 10.1.7 Released

VMware Tools version 10.1.7 released, this version fixes and Receive Side Scale (RSS) problem with the VMXNET3 driver. the problem description is in this blog from VMware: https://blogs.vmware.com/apps/2017/03/rush-post-vmware-tools-rss-incompatibility-issues.html See full release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vmwaretools/1010/vmware-tools-1017-release-notes.html Share This:

vSAN 6.6, ESXi 6.5d, vCenter 6.5d and more Released

VMware has released vSAN 6.6 which is a part of vCenter 6.5d and ESXi 6.5d. This is a very exciting new version of vSAN with many new features and enhancements. vSAN 6.6 What’s New: VMware Virtual SAN (vSAN) 6.6 introduces the following new features and enhancements: Unicast. In vSAN 6.6 and later releases, multicast is not required […]

VMware has Released Patches for the VM-Escape Security Bug

VMware has released security patches for the VM-Escape Security Bug. http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0006.html Products affected is ESXi, Workstation, Player and Fusion. VMware ESXi 6.5   Downloads:https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch  Documentation:  http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149573 VMware ESXi 6.0 patch on top of ESXi 6.0 U3 Downloads: https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch Documentation:   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149569 VMware ESXi 6.0 patch on top of ESXi 6.0 U2   Downloads:  https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=491&downloadGroup=ESXI60U2   (Click on the above link and scroll down […]

VMware vCenter 6.5b and ESXi 6.5 P01 Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5b and ESXi 6.5 P01 are maintenance release the fixes some bugs, and a serious security bug in vCenter. VMware vCenter 6.5b this fixes this security bug: http://www.vmware.com/au/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0004.html Updates to time zones in the Linux Guest Operating System customization. vCenter Server Linux guest operating system customization supports latest time zones. For more information on […]