VMware NSX 6.3.5 and VMRC 10.0.2 Released

VMware has released NSX 6,3,5 and this fixes some bugs. What's new. For vCenter 6.5 and later, Guest Introspection VM's, on deployment, will be named Guest Introspection (XX.XX.XX.XX), where XX.XX.XX.XX is the IPv4 address of the host on which the GI machine resides. This occurs during the initial deployment of GI. Guest Introspection service VM will […]

VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.6 Released

VMware has released vRealize Network Insight 3.6. What's new: Flow Support for Physical Servers (Enterprise Edition) ​vRealize Network Insight supports any device that sends NetFlow data. Netflow versions 5, 7, 9 and IPFIX are supported. The flows involving the physical entities are enriched with the information about the DNS domains, DNS Host names, Subnets, and Layer2 […]

VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.5 Released

VMware has released vRealize Network Insight 3.5.This version has support for NSX 6.3.3. What's new: PCI Compliance Dashboard (Enterprise Edition)  vRealize Network Insight helps assess the PCI Compliance for environment with NSX-V firewalls. The dashboard provides analysis of data for specific PCI sections. Support for NSX IPFIX  vRealize Network Insight supports NSX IPFIX along with […]

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.3 Released

VMware has released NSX for vSphere 6.3.3, this is primarily bug fixes, and a few new things. What's new: Guest Introspection supports Windows Server 2016: See "Guest Introspection for Windows" below for requirements. NSX Controller OS change: The underlying operating system for the NSX Controller is now Photon OS. See Controller Upgrade in the Upgrade Notes for NSX Components section […]

VMware Appliances and Backup Strategies

VMware has are using a lot of Virtual Appliances to there products, but there are different backup strategies for them. I have compiled a list of some of them here and their options. Supports quiesced snapshot: Most appliances supports this, but not all, always check before usingquisced image backup. vSphere vCenter Appliance 6.0 and 6.5  6.0 : https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-60 6.5 […]

VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.3 Released

VMware has released vRealize Network Insight 3.3 with support NSX 6.3 and vSphere 6.5, and more. NSX 6.3.1 also released. What's new: Enhanced Event Management Experience and new NSX events  New configuration and inter-communication checks have been added for checking and reporting on NSX manager, controller, and data plane services deployment and production issues. Additionally, all events […]

VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 and other Released

VMware has released there vRealize Operations Manager 6.5, vRealize Log Insight 4.3, vRealize Business for Cloud 7.2.1 and NSX 6.3.1. vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 Whats new in the version: Additional monitoring capabilities Adds ability to increase memory and increase the scope of monitoring within the same environment. Enables you to monitor larger environments with the same footprint through platform […]