VUM error “Cannot execute upgrade script on host”

I was doing an upgrade from ESXi 6.0 to the 6.5 with the HPE 6.5 Update image from February 2018. The first site worked like it should, but all the sites i got this error, when doing remediate or scan for upgrade “Cannot execute upgrade script on host”. I found a bunch of KB’s and blog […]

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vSphere 6.7 and more Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.7, ESXi 6.7, vSAN 6.7, VMware Site Recovery Manager 8.1 and VMware vSphere Replication 8.1. VMware vCenter and ESXi 6.7 What's new: VMware vCenter HTML5 Client is the primary client including: vSphere Update Manager, Content Library, vSAN, Storage Policies, Host Profiles, vDS Topology Diagram and Licensing Improved vCSA Lifecycle Faster migration Better monitoring vCSA backup can now […]

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New Releases from VMware

VMware has released new patches for ESXi 6.5/6.0/5.5, VMware Identity Manager 3.2 and App Volumes 2.13.3. ESXi 6.5, 6.0 and 5.5 patches These patches are the new Intel CPU microcode patch, and a VMware patches for Spectre/Meltdown. VMware KB for the 6.5 patch: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52456 VMware KB for the 6.0 patch: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52451 VMware KB for the 5.5 patch: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52446 Notes: Remember that guest […]

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Veeam has released Management Pack 8.0 Update 5

Veeam has released Management Pack 8.0 Update 5 for Microsoft SCOM. What's new: Support for Ops Mgr and SCVMM 1801 Veeam MP supports Microsoft System Center Operation Manager 1801 and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 1801. Support for Windows Server 1709 Hyper-V Veeam MP supports Windows Server 1709 Hyper-V. Windows Server 1709 Hyper-V hosts and clusters […]

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RVTools 3.10 Released

RVTools is one of my favorite tools to get information out of a ESXi host or vCenter. Thanks to Rob de Veij for putting time into making this tool. This new version has a lot fo cool new features: what's new: Upgraded RVTools solution to Visual Studio 2017 Upgraded RVTools to .Net Framework version 4.6.1 Upgraded Log4net […]

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vCenter 6.5 Update 1e, 6.0 Update 3d and 5.5 Update 3g Released

VMware released new security updated vCenter server,  There are also new patches for the ESXi server. This updated version of vCenter Server provides part of the hypervisor-assisted guest remediation of CVE-2017-5715 for guest operating systems. For important details on this remediation, see VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0004. The ESXi patches are also required. See release notes here for: 6.5 U1e: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1e-release-notes.html 6.0 […]

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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

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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 […]

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HPE Customized ESXi Image, Removed from Download

There is found a critical issues in a combination of firmware and driver in the HPE customized ESXi images. så the affected versions have been removed from the VMware download page. The message stats that they will upload a new version October 6. 2017, this is for ESXi 6.5 Update 1, but it's the same for […]

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