Category: vCenter

vCenter database problem during upgrade to 6.0 Update 1

I was upgrading a vCenter from 5.5 Update 2e  to 6.0 Update 1. The first thing i did was to convert there vCenter 5.5  from Windows version to vCSA 5.5, and that went good after some certificate replacement. Then I tried to upgrade the vCSA 5.5 to vCSA 5.0 Update but, during the checks that done on the old vCSA…

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By Allan Kjaer September 18, 2015 0

VMware vSphere 5.5 update 3 released

VMware released vSphere 5.5 Update 3, that has some enhancement, and bug fixes. vCenter 5.5 Update 3: What's New vCenter Server database support: vCenter Server now supports the following external databases: Oracle 12c R1 P2 (12.1.0.2) Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 Increased guest operating system support:…

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By Allan Kjaer September 17, 2015 0

VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 1 and other new Releases

Yesterday VMware released some new versions of there vSphrer suite products. There are lots of interesting new features, and fixes in this products, looking forward to testing things out. ESXi 6.0U1: See release note for more information:http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-esxi-60u1-release-notes.html vCenter Server 6.0U1: See release note for more information: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u1-release-notes.html Site Recovery Manager 6.1: See release note for more information: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/srm/61/srm-releasenotes-6-1-0.html…

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By Allan Kjaer September 11, 2015 0

VMware has Released new Patches for vSphere 6.0.0b

VMware has released new patches and builds for vSphere 6.0, vCenter 6.0.0b and ESXi 6.0.0b. This is bug fixes. Release notes for vCenter 6.0.0b here:https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere6/doc/vsphere-vcenter-server-600b-release-notes.html Release notes for ESXi 6.0.0b here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere6/doc/vsphere-esxi-600b-release-notes.html

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By Allan Kjaer July 8, 2015 0

vCenter Permissions problem

This week I had a colleague call me, because he had a problem at a customer with some permissions. The customer had created a Helpdesk/support role, for one of there system providers, this role only allowed them to access virtual machines, doing things like power on, power off, reset, mount CD-Rom, and thing like this. They…

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By Allan Kjaer July 4, 2015 0

VMware has Released some updates for vSphere 6.0 Products

This products has updates: VMware vSphere vCenter 6.0.0a, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere6/doc/vsphere-vcenter-server-600a-release-notes.htm VMware vRealize Orchestrator 6.0.2, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/orchestrator/doc/vrealize-orchestrator-602-release-notes.html VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.0.0.1, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/srm/srm-releasenotes-6-0-0.html VMware vSphere Replicator 6.0.0.1, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere-replication/doc/vsphere-replication-60-release-notes.html  

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By Allan Kjaer May 12, 2015 0

RVTools 3.7 Released

One of my favorite tools, for collecting information about customers VMware vSphere environment, has been updated. This new version contains this fixes and new information: VI SDK reference changed from 5.0 to 5.5 Extended the timeout value from 10 to 20 minutes for really big environments New field VM Folder on vCPU, vMemory, vDisk, vPartition, vNetwork,…

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By Allan Kjaer March 15, 2015 0

vSphere 6.0 Released

VMware Announcement vSphere 6.0 on February 2nd, and we have been waiting for the release / General Availability og vSphere 6.0 and associated products, Now the wait is over and we can download the binaries:  HP has also released there customized image. vSphere 6.0 release notes is here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere6/doc/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-60-release-notes.html?src=vmw_so_vex_akjaer_792 vSphere Data Protection 6.0 release notes: https://www.vmware.com/support/vdr/doc/vdp_600_releasenotes.html?src=vmw_so_vex_akjaer_792 vSphere Replication 6.0 release notes: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere-replication/doc/vsphere-replication-60-release-notes.html?src=vmw_so_vex_akjaer_792…

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By Allan Kjaer March 12, 2015 0

New cool fling from VMware “vCS to vCSA Converter

VMware has just published a new VMware Fling on VMware Labs, that can convert Windows installed vCenter using a external Microsoft SQL to vCSA (vCenter Server Appliance). This is something I have been requesting for at long time, and is looking forward to trying out. The tools can be found here: https://labs.vmware.com/flings/vcs-to-vcva-converter

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By Allan Kjaer March 6, 2015 0

vSphere Web Client 5.5 Update 2d

I have done the first upgrade til vSphere 5.5 update 2d today, and that went smooth. Afterward I needed to show the customer some things in vCenter and i used the vSphere Web Client, afterwards his first comment was, why is the vSphere Web Client running so fast on my machine, I had not noticed it, so i tried i againt,…

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By Allan Kjaer January 29, 2015 0