VMware NSX 6.4.1 Released

VMware has released NSX 6.4.1 that gives support for vSphere 6.7 and other. What's new/Changed in the version: Security Services Context-Aware Firewall: Additional Layer 7 Application Context Support: SYMUPD (Symantec LiveUpdate traffic, which includes spyware definitions, firewall rules, antivirus signature files, and software updates), MAXDB (SQL connections and queries made to a MaxDB SQL server), and […]

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.6 and VMware Tools 10.2.5 Released

VMware has released NSX for vSphere 6.3.6 and VMware Tools 10.2.5. VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.6 This is a bug fix version. Read the release notes before upgrading! See the release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-for-vSphere/6.3/rn/releasenotes_nsx_vsphere_636.html VMware Tools 10.2.5 What's new: NSX driver changes: VMware Tools 10.2.5 supports vnetWFP driver from Windows 7 and later. Quiesced snapshots: Ability […]

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4 Released

VMware has realeased NSX for vSphere 6.4. What's new: Security Services: Identity Firewall: Identity Firewall (IDFW) now supports user sessions on remote desktop and application servers (RDSH) sharing a single IP address, new "fast-path" architecture improves processing speed of IDFW rules. Active Directory integration now allows selective synchronization for faster AD updates. Distributed Firewall: Distributed Firewall […]

New Releases from VMware

VMware has released NSX-T 2.1 , Fusion 10.1 and Workstation/Player 14.1. VMware NSX-T 2.1 What's New: New NSX-T Features Load Balancer Inline and one-arm load balancer topology support for workloads. NSX-T load balancer support in OpenStack deployments and Ingress in Kubernetes container deployments. Pivotal Application Service Integration (PAS/PCF) NSX-T 2.1 integration with Pivotal Application Service 2.0 […]

VMware NSX 6.3.4 for vSphere Released

VMware has released NSX 6.3.4 for vSphere, this is a bug fix release. This issues har solved. Logical Networking and Edge Services Resolved Issues in NSX 6.3.4 Fixed Issue 1970527: ARP fails to resolve for VMs when Logical Distributed Router ARP table crosses 5K limit Fixed Issue 1961105: Hardware VTEP connection goes down upon controller […]

VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.5 Released

VMware has released vRealize Network Insight 3.5.This version has support for NSX 6.3.3. What's new: PCI Compliance Dashboard (Enterprise Edition)  vRealize Network Insight helps assess the PCI Compliance for environment with NSX-V firewalls. The dashboard provides analysis of data for specific PCI sections. Support for NSX IPFIX  vRealize Network Insight supports NSX IPFIX along with […]

VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.3 Released

VMware has released NSX for vSphere 6.3.3, this is primarily bug fixes, and a few new things. What's new: Guest Introspection supports Windows Server 2016: See "Guest Introspection for Windows" below for requirements. NSX Controller OS change: The underlying operating system for the NSX Controller is now Photon OS. See Controller Upgrade in the Upgrade Notes for NSX Components section […]

VMware Appliances and Backup Strategies

VMware has are using a lot of Virtual Appliances to there products, but there are different backup strategies for them. I have compiled a list of some of them here and their options. Supports quiesced snapshot: Most appliances supports this, but not all, always check before usingquisced image backup. vSphere vCenter Appliance 6.0 and 6.5  6.0 : https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-60 6.5 […]