ESXi 6.0 and CBT bug

VMware ESXi 6.0 has a critical bug in its CBT, that may result inconsistent virtual machine backups. http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2136854 VMware has just released a new patch thats fixes this:  http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2137546 I have recommended my customer to reset the CBT on there VMs, they can use the script from this link: https://github.com/WahlNetwork/powershell-scripts/blob/master/VMware%20vSphere/Reset-CBT.ps1 Veeam has tested and found that […]

vSphere Web Client and Google Chrome

There have been some issues getting the vSphere Web Client and vSphere Client Integration Plugin to work, can not launch the vCSA 6.0 / 6.0 Update installer, or use the "Windows session authentication" check box, mount local ISO file, import OVA/OVF, and more. VMware has an KB on this: KB2114800 The solution did not work. I had this […]

ESXi 6.0 update 1a customized images

NEC and Fujitsu has this week released new Customized images based on ESXi 6.0 Update 1a. I hope that all the other hardware vendors will will release there Update 1 image and that it is based on the Update 1a. You can find them here: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/datacenter_cloud_infrastructure/vmware_vsphere/6_0 There are also some new 5.5 images: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/datacenter_cloud_infrastructure/vmware_vsphere/5_5#custom_iso Update: HP has now […]

ESXi 5.5 Express Patch 8 and ESXi 6.0 Express Patch 3 are Released

There have been some serious problems with the latest updates from VMware. ESXi 5.5 Update 3 there was a problem with deletion of snapshots: KB2133118 ESXi 6.0 Update 1 and earlier has a problem with network disconnection: KB2124669 This problems are solved with this new releases. ESXi 5.5 Update 3a (EP8) release notes can be found here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/55/vsphere-esxi-55u3-release-notes.html ESXi 5.5 […]

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: […]