Category: vCenter

vCenter Patches Released, Fixes Security Issue

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 3p, 6.7 Update 3n and 7.0 Update 2b, this contains a serious security bug. It also con Security Issues VMware vSphere Client (HTML5) contains a remote code execution vulnerability due to lack of input validation in the VMware vSAN health check plug-in. A malicious actor with network access to…

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By Allan Kjaer May 25, 2021 0

VMware Event Broker Appliance v0.6.0 Fling Released

Michael Gasch and William Lam has released version 0.6.0 of there VMware Event Broker Appliance (VEBA) fling. This is one of my favorite flings at the moment, and i have been using it since version 0.4.0. What’s new: Flingen VEBA er kommer I version 0.6.0 Knative er det nu fuldt integrated PowerShell native Sockeye vCenter…

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By Allan Kjaer April 23, 2021 0

vCenter Upgrade Problem

A few weeks ago i had a problem upgrading a vCenter from version 6.7 to 7.0 update 2, and this week my good colleague Christian Møller had the same problem, at another customer. I normally uses a JSON file to do the upgrade, instead of using the wizard, as i find it easier and faster.…

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By Allan Kjaer April 15, 2021 0

Missing the ESXi root password

I just had a support case, with customer that did not know the root password of there ESXi host because they are managed by a service provider and i needed access to one of them for some troubleshooting. My good colleague Christian Møller has blogged about how to reset the root password in this blog,…

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By Allan Kjaer April 7, 2021 0

RVTools 4.1.2 Released

Rob de Veij has just released a new version of one of my favorit tools, I uses all the time, a big thanks to Rob for this fantastic tools, for collecting a lot of information from vCenter or from a single ESXi host. What’s new: RVTools msi is now signed with a Sectigo certificate Log4net…

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By Allan Kjaer April 7, 2021 0

VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 2 and more Released

VMware has released vCenter 7.0 update 2, ESXi 7.0 update 2 and vSphere replication 8.4.0. This release introduces some interesting new feature, linke vSphere native Key Provider, optimization for AMD EPYC CPUs and much more, see the VMware blog about the release here. For vSAN there is now HCI Mesh compute clusters do not need…

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By Allan Kjaer March 9, 2021 0

VMware vSphere 7.0 Update 1c Released

VMware has released vCenter 7.0 update 1c, ESXi 7.0 1c and earlier they released VMware Tools 11.2.1. vCenter 7.0 update 1c What’s new: Physical NIC statistics:  vCenter Server 7.0 Update 1c adds five physical NIC statistics:droppedRx, droppedTx, errorsRx, RxCRCErrors and errorsTx, to the hostd.log file at /var/run/log/hostd.log to enable you detect uncorrected networking errors and take necessary corrective action. Advanced Cross vCenter vMotion:  With vCenter…

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By Allan Kjaer December 19, 2020 0

VMware Flash End of Life and Supportability

Adobe Flash Player is going End of Life (EOL) on Dec 31, 2020. The major web browser manufacturers have aligned their efforts to disable/stop running Flash applications around this date. There still customer who are using VMware products that is managed with at Adobe Flash Client, all the products now has a other solution in…

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By Allan Kjaer November 19, 2020 2

vCenter and Skyline Health Problem

If you enable CEIP on a vCenter, there will for the “some” installation come a alert that the UDP heartbeat not working. I have seen this in multiple installations, and do not see any disconnects, or any other problems. I have check driver/firmware for compatibility, NICs in en ESXi hosts port for packets drop/errors, the…

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By Allan Kjaer November 11, 2020 1