ESXi installation on IBM / Lenovo Servers with SD Media Adaptor

IBM/Lenovo now supports installation of ESXi on SD-Card in some of there models, like the IBM / Lenovo x240 M5 Compute node. When using this option, you have to do some changes i the Bios / UEFI settings, and you may oalso have to do some configuration of the SD Media Adaptor and is done thru the IMM CLI, there is at the […]

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

Citrix NetScaler problem running on ESXi

After applying ESXi 5.5 patch ESXi550-201410401-BG or ESXi 5.1 ESXi510-201410401-BG, the Citrix NetScaler lost network connectivity after running for a few minutes. I think that this also applies to patches released after this. There was a workaround published by Citrix and VMware in some KB's. heres the link to the VMware KB: KB2092809 Citrix has now released a new version/build 10.5.55.8 that solves […]

VMware vSphere 5.5 Patches

On January 27, 2015 VMware released new patches for vSphere 5.5, vCenter 5.5 Update 2d, and ESXi 5.5 update 2d. One of the resolved items in ESXi 5.5 Update 2, is the CBT bug, seen in this VMware KB: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2090639 This KB is not updated, with this information at the moment, but it is in one of the release notes […]