ESXi 6.0 and network performance issue

I have had a few customers that had a performance issue, when running in certain combination: ESXi 6.0 Windows 2012 / Windows 8 or later Virtual hardware 11 / Compatibility 6.0 or later VMXNET3 network card 1.6.6.0 (this is part of newer VMware Tools) or later There is VMware KB on this, that have a solution: https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2129176 I have used […]

ESXi Embedded Host Client v6

VMware updated the ESXi Embedded Host Client Fling to version 6. The best news is that a version of the will be part of the upcoming ESXi 6.0 Update 2 release, see William Lam's blog post:http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2016/03/the-future-of-the-esxi-embedded-host-client.html He also stats that i will be accessible in the fre VMware Hypervisor version. Here is the change log for this version: […]

ESXi Embedded Host Client v5

VMware updated the ESXi Embedded Host Client Fling to version 5. Here is the change log for this version: New Updates in 5.0 Host Improvements to performance monitoring UI, resize dragger, tooltip behavior VM Export VM support (basic) Experimental IT/ES keyboard support for in-browser console Fixed some major issues with storage controller manipulation (adding/removing controllers, assigning […]

VMware Releases this Week

This Week VMware has released some new versions of there vSphere products. vSphere 6.0 Update 1b, this is mostly security, like disabling TLS1.0, and bug fixes: vCenter 6.0 Update 1b, see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u1b-release-notes.html ESXi 6.0 Update 1b, see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-esxi-60u1b-release-notes.html Some of the Bug fixes: Virtual machine stops responding during snapshot consolidation on ESXi 6.0 […]

New Releases from VMware

Yesterday VMware released some updated versions of there products. VMware Workstation/Workstation pro 12.1, see release notes here: https://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/workstation/12pro/workstation-121-release-notes.html VMware Fusion/Fusion pro 8.1, see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/fusion/8/fusion-81-release-notes.html VMware vSphere vCenter 5.5 Update 3b, see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/fusion/8/fusion-81-release-notes.html VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5 Update 3b, see release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/55/vsphere-esxi-55u3b-release-notes.html   Share 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 […]