VMware vSphere Data Protection EOA

VMware has announced End of Availability for there backup solution (vDP). vSphere 6.5 will be last version to have this product included. Instead they will focus on the vSphere Storage API, which is the backup API that is used for image backup by vDP and all 3th party backup vendors. For more information see the KB: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149614 Or […]

VMware has Released Patches for the VM-Escape Security Bug

VMware has released security patches for the VM-Escape Security Bug. http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0006.html Products affected is ESXi, Workstation, Player and Fusion. VMware ESXi 6.5   Downloads:https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch  Documentation:  http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149573 VMware ESXi 6.0 patch on top of ESXi 6.0 U3 Downloads: https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch Documentation:   http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149569 VMware ESXi 6.0 patch on top of ESXi 6.0 U2   Downloads:  https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?productId=491&downloadGroup=ESXI60U2   (Click on the above link and scroll down […]

vCenter 6.0 Update 3a Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.0 Update 3a, this fixes a critical security issue, see here: http://www.vmware.com/au/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0004.html See full release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u3a-release-notes.html Notes: Upgrading from vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3 and 6.0 Update 3a to vCenter Server 6.5 is not supported. Share This:

VMware vCenter 6.5b and ESXi 6.5 P01 Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5b and ESXi 6.5 P01 are maintenance release the fixes some bugs, and a serious security bug in vCenter. VMware vCenter 6.5b this fixes this security bug: http://www.vmware.com/au/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0004.html Updates to time zones in the Linux Guest Operating System customization. vCenter Server Linux guest operating system customization supports latest time zones. For more information on […]

VMware Workstation 12.5.3 and Fusion 8.5.4 Released

VMware has released VMware Workstation 12.5.3 and Fusion 8.5.4, this contains bug fixes, security updates, and performance improvements. See the release notes for VMware Workstation 12.5.3 here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/workstation/12pro/workstation-1253-release-notes.html See the release notes for VMware Fusion 8.5.4 here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/fusion/8/fusion-854-release-notes.html Share This: