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 […]

VMware vRealize Network Insight 3.3 released

VMware has released vRealize Network Insight 3.3 with support NSX 6.3 and vSphere 6.5, and more. NSX 6.3.1 also released. What's new: Enhanced Event Management Experience and new NSX events  New configuration and inter-communication checks have been added for checking and reporting on NSX manager, controller, and data plane services deployment and production issues. Additionally, all events […]

VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 and other released

VMware has released there vRealize Operations Manager 6.5, vRealize Log Insight 4.3, vRealize Business for Cloud 7.2.1 and NSX 6.3.1. vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 Whats new in the version: Additional monitoring capabilities Adds ability to increase memory and increase the scope of monitoring within the same environment. Enables you to monitor larger environments with the same footprint through platform […]