Category: ESXi

RVTools 3.11 Released

Rob de Veij has released RVTools 3.11, this is one of my favorite tools. What’s new: Upgraded RVTools solution to use VMware vSphere Management SDK 6.7U1 Windows Authentication Framework (Waffle) is no longer used by RVTools NPOI .NET library for creating excel export files is no longer used by RVTools RVTools now uses OpenXML and…

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By Allan Kjaer March 9, 2019 0

VMware vCenter Update Manager Scan Failure

I was troubleshooting a VMware vCenter and vSAN, that does an automated VUM scan on all vSAN cluster, to check there compliance with the vSAN baselines, and they was failing. The error in the vCenter was: “There are errors during the scan operation. Check……”. I did some checks in the vCenter appliance and the Update…

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By Allan Kjaer February 6, 2019 0

10fb does not support flow control autoneg

This is a follow up on a blog that Brian F. Knutsson wrote last year, about a Intel network driver that spammed the VMware ESXi logs, and vCenter event log. In the Blog from Brian the solution was to change from the Native driver and to the Linux style drive. See the blog here: https://vm.knutsson.it/2018/07/10fb-does-not-support-flow-control-autoneg/…

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By Allan Kjaer January 28, 2019 0

Veeam has Released Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4

Veeam has finally released Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 4. This is a major update, that contains new features, and enhancements. Some of the new features are: Support for VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 1 and Windows Server 2019, including VMware vCloud 9.5 Windows 10 (1809) Hyper-V 2019 Active Directory, Exchange 2019 and SharePoint 2019 Oracle…

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By Allan Kjaer January 22, 2019 0

New Releases from VMware

VMware has released, vCenter 6.7 Update 1b, ESXi 6.7 patch, vSphere Integrated Containers 1.5.0 and VMware PKS 1.3 vCenter 6.7 Update 1b This is bug fixing release. Notes: that this version does still not support upgrade from vCenter 6.5 Update 2b and update 2e. See the release notes here for more details: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-67u1b-release-notes.html ESXi 6.7…

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By Allan Kjaer January 18, 2019 0

VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 2d and ESXi 6.5 patch released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 2d, and a new patch for ESXI 6.5 (29th November 2018). ESXi 6.5 The ESXi 6.5 Update 2x patch contains many of bug fixes. See the VMware KB for this release here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/esxi650-201811002.html VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 2d: Important: Upgrade and migration paths from vCenter Server 6.5 Update 2d to vCenter Server 6.7 Update 1 are not supported.…

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By Allan Kjaer November 30, 2018 1

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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By Allan Kjaer November 9, 2018 3

VMware vSphere 6.7 Update 1 Released

VMware has released vSphere 6.7 Update 1, before installing make sure that your 3rd part application supports this new version, like image backup, management and other. This version will feature the full function HTML5 client i vCenter. Backup problem: Veeam has found some problems after updating to this version, see this forum thread: https://forums.veeam.com/vmware-vsphere-f24/vsphere-6-7-u1-support-t54673.html Veeam has a KB…

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By Allan Kjaer October 16, 2018 0

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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By Allan Kjaer August 14, 2018 0

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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By Allan Kjaer July 13, 2018 2