VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 1d and ESXi 6.5 Update 1 Patch 2 Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1d, this is a security fix version. See the full release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1d-release-notes.html ESXi 6.5 Update 1 Patch 2 contains bug and security fixes.Including fixes for vSAN. See this KB for more information: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2151102 Share This:

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 update 3 Released.

Veeam has released the much awaited update 3 for Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5. New features Built-in agent management. Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows and Veeam Agent for Linux can now be deployed and managed directly from the Veeam Backup & Replication console, adding support for physical and cloud workloads protection. Maintain complete control of data protection […]

Veeam SAN mode Backup failure

I was troubleshooting a strange Veeam backup problem. I could not get Veeam to do SAN mode backup. The installation was. vCenter 6.5 Update 1c ESXi 6.5 update 1 Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 2 Backup server Windows 2012 R2 Backup Proxy server Windows 2016 Subsystem Device Driver Device Specific Module 2.5.0.0 storage IBM Storwize V7000 FC Hyperswap VMFS-6 […]

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 vCenter 6.0 Update 3c Released

VMware has released VMware vCenter 6.0 Update 3c, this i primary bug fixes. but it also enables SMB2 for authentication. So it solves the problem i discibe earlier in this blog. https://www.virtual-allan.com/vcsa-6-0-and-earlier-may-uses-smb1-for-authentication/ See the full release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.0/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u3c-release-notes.html With this VMware also relesed Site Recovery Manager 6.1.2.1, and vSphere Replication 6.1.2.1 that supports the new vCenter. Release notes for Site Recovery Manager […]

VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 1b released, and Other

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1b, this is a bug and security fix version. See the release notes her: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/65/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1b-release-notes.html vSphere Replicator VMware has also released vSphere Replicator 6.5.1.1, this is a bug fix release. See the release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/vSphere-Replication/6.5/rn/vsphere-replication-651-release-notes.html#6.5.1.1 App Volume: VMware has also released App Volume 2.13. What's new: Support for concurrent AppStack assignment […]

Monthly Security Patch Program for the vCenter Server Appliance

With the announcement that the Windows version of vCenter will be discontinued, VMware will now release monthly Security for the vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 (vCSA) Photon OS. See the official aaniuncement here: https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2017/09/monthly-security-patch-program-vcenter-server-appliance-vcsa.html The first one was released for 2 days ago. Here is a link to the documentation for vCSA Photon OS security patches: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vcenter-server-appliance-photonos-security-patches.html Future hopes: I […]

3 Announcement from VMware before VMworld

VMware has announced that the next number version (not update) will be the last version to have a Window vCenter version, vSphere Web Client (Adobe Flash) and support for old Linux style /O drivers. vCenter on Windows VMware introduced the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) back in version 5.0. I did not use vCSA version 5.0 and 5.1 at […]