vCenter 6.0 Update 2a and ESXi 6.0 Express Update 8 Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.0 Update 2a, this is a minor update, that contains only bugfixes and security updates. See the release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u2a-release-notes.html And there is a new build of vSphere ESXi, this contains some important fixes for vSAN and other. See the release notes here: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146984 and: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2146985

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vSphere 6.5 and other Released

VMware has today released the new vSPhere 6.5 and other. vSphere 6.5 What's new: vCenter Migration Tool Improved appliance management Native high availability Native backup and restore HTML5-based vSphere Client Improved Appliance Management VMware vCenter High Availability Improved vSphere Web Client vCSA includes vSphere Update Manager Improved Host Profiles Improved Auto Deploy VMware Tools version now […]

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vCSA 6.0 Update 2 and vCSA Update 2M CIP not compatible

The vSphere Client Integration Plugin (CIP) from the vCSA Update 2M (Migration) is not compatible, i was installing a new vCSA today, and it failed when trying to login to the ESXi host for the deployment. After a little troubleshooting I downgraded the vSphere Client Integration Plugin til the older one from vCSA 6.0 Update 2, and it worked […]

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VMware PSC in HA script

VMware has released a script, that makes it a lot easier to configure the Platform Services Controller (PSC) in High Available (HA) configuration. These scripts can be used for both the vCSA (Appliance) and Windows version. You can find the scripts here: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=PSCHA600&productId=491 There is a white paper on how to configure this using the scripts, you can […]

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Storage vMotion Error “SYMC-FULL” method is disabled

I had a customer getting this error when trying to Storage vMotion a virtual machine. This is due to Symatec BackupExec has failed to reverse this setting on the VM after backup of it. VMware has a KB on how to resolve this, but this do not have a solution for vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 […]

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VMware has released vCenter migration tool

VMware has released a vCenter Migration Tool to migrate Windows vCenter Server 5.5 to vCSA 6.0. I recommend all my customer to use the vCSA 6.0 when posible, so this is great news, I have been using the Fling, but VMware removed the download from the Fling site, so looking forward to testing this GA version. It only need's […]

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VMware Releases and Flings

VMware has released a new version of vRealize Log Insight 3.6. This version has some enhancements and preview features. vRealize Operations Manager Integration Enhancements Enhanced Alerting Alerts sent to vRealize Operations Manager now contain the same metadata as email alerts. Auto Cancel Alerts User alerts to vRealize Operations Manager can be set to auto cancel in […]

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vCSA 6.0 update 1 Error “503 service Unavailable”

Today I had a call from a customer that could not get into there vCenter. When they opened the web backup https://vCenter.domain.local they got this message: 503 Service Unavailable (Failed to connect to endpoint: [N7Vmacore4Http20NamedPipeServiceSpecE:0x7f32a40624c0] _serverNamespace = / _isRedirect = false _pipeName =/var/run/vmware/vpxd-webserver-pipe) This i normal during restart of the vCSA or vCenter server. but […]

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New Releases and Flings from VMware

VMware has released a few new releases of there products. Releases: vRealize Log Insight 3.2.2, this is a maintenance release, it now supports vSphere 5.x vCenter license keys, and more. See release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/LogInsight/33/log-insight-332-release-notes.html NSX for vSphere 6.2.3, this is a maintenance release with a lot of fixes and new features, it is now has a default […]

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