VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 2 released

VMware has Released vSphere 6.5 update 2. Since vSphere  6.5 update 2 came out after 6.7, there’s not an upgrade path (yet), will be possible in future 6.7 release. vCenter 6.5 Update 2 What's new: With vCenter Server 6.5 Update 2, you can deploy by using the GUI or CLI installer up to 10 vCenter […]

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

VMware has released vCenter 6.5 Update 1g, vCenter 6.0 Update 3e and vCenter 5.5 Update 3h. These releases fixes a problem with EVC mode problem, when adding new hosts, and some security fixes. See the full releasen notes for vCenter 6.5 Update 1g here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.5/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-65u1g-release-notes.html See the full releasen notes for vCenter 6.0 Update 3e here: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.0/rn/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u3e-release-notes.html See the full releasen […]

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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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New releases from VMware

VMware has released some new version of different products.  vRealize Network Insight 3.7 This version contains new features plus security and bug fixes. What's new: Increase in Scale for Micro-Segmentation Planning ​You can do micro-segmentation in vRealize Network Insight now for 4 million flows. Centralized Upgrade (Offline) vRealize Network Insight supports the single-click offline upgrade from […]

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vCSA 6.5 disks sizes

Here is a list of all sizes of vCenter (vCSA) 6.5  deployments, all disks are in GB, if nothing else is specified. vCPUs and Memory is not listed. This list i made from vCSA 6.5 Update 1e. vCenter with embedde PSC and disk size = Default. Harddisk Mount Tiny Small Medium Large X-Large Harddisk 1 / /boot SWAP  12  12 […]

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Downsize storage on vCSA 6.5

I have been upgrading some vCenter Appliances 6.0 too 6.5 and in the process they had to be deployed with x-Large storage, But they don't need that. But this size was the only available during upgrade, because some disks was extended. I could have forced the upgrade with other size choices with the CLI options and forced to use […]

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vSAN Health and Controller firmware N/A

With VMware vSAN 6.6 the vSAN health monitor can check the Storage Controller firmware level, But this does require that controller management tools are installed. If they are not installed you will see this. The tools for Lenovo M5210 Controller is not in the Lenovo customized image, so you have to install this. After downloading this from […]

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