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 […]

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 Share This:

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 […]

VMware vCenter 6.0 Update 3c Released

VMware has released VMware vCenter 6.0 Update 3c, this i primary bug fixes. but it also enables SMB2 for authentication. So it solves the problem i discibe earlier in this blog. https://www.virtual-allan.com/vcsa-6-0-and-earlier-may-uses-smb1-for-authentication/ See the full release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.0/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u3c-release-notes.html With this VMware also relesed Site Recovery Manager 6.1.2.1, and vSphere Replication 6.1.2.1 that supports the new vCenter. Release notes for Site Recovery Manager […]

VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 1b released, and Other

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1b, this is a bug and security fix version. See the release notes her: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/65/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1b-release-notes.html vSphere Replicator VMware has also released vSphere Replicator 6.5.1.1, this is a bug fix release. See the release notes here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/vSphere-Replication/6.5/rn/vsphere-replication-651-release-notes.html#6.5.1.1 App Volume: VMware has also released App Volume 2.13. What's new: Support for concurrent AppStack assignment […]

Monthly Security Patch Program for the vCenter Server Appliance

With the announcement that the Windows version of vCenter will be discontinued, VMware will now release monthly Security for the vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 (vCSA) Photon OS. See the official aaniuncement here: https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2017/09/monthly-security-patch-program-vcenter-server-appliance-vcsa.html The first one was released for 2 days ago. Here is a link to the documentation for vCSA Photon OS security patches: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vcenter-server-appliance-photonos-security-patches.html Future hopes: I […]

Veeam B&R 9.5 support for vSphere 6.5 Update 1

Veeam has been testing support for VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1 and vSAN 6.6.1, and they now supports this combination. There is no version information for Veeam Backup & Replication, other then vSphere 6.5 is supportet from 9.5 Update 1, and vSAN 6.6 was support in 9.5 Update 2. So I will say you have to use 9.5 Update […]

VMware vSphere 6.5 update 1 and more Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1, ESXi 6.5 Update 1, vSAN 6.6.1, Replication 6.5.1, Site Recovery Manager 6.5.1, and VMware Tools 10.1.10. This means that we now can upgrade from vSphere 6.0 update 3 to vSphere 6.5. vCenter 6.5 Update 1 What's new: You can run the vCenter Server Appliance GUI and CLI installers on Microsoft […]