Tag: vCenter

vCenter Roles and Advanced Performance Charts

I havde a customer contact because, he had give a user the "Virtual Machine Power user role" on a VM folder or virtual Machine. But when the user wanted to see the Advanced Performance charts, he got an error. I have recreated this i the my test lab. the permissions looks like this. This is what…

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By Allan Kjaer July 8, 2017 0

vCSA 6.0 and earlier may use SMB1 for authentication

We have had a customer that disabled SMB1 by GPO. They were in the process of security hardening there Windows machine. But after this they could no longer login to there vCenter 6.0 with is an Appliance. The vCenter is a member of the AD domain, and they are using “Integrated AD authentication” for authentication. It look like vCenter uses…

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By Allan Kjaer June 20, 2017 1

vSAN 6.6, ESXi 6.5d, vCenter 6.5d and more Released

VMware has released vSAN 6.6 which is a part of vCenter 6.5d and ESXi 6.5d. This is a very exciting new version of vSAN with many new features and enhancements. vSAN 6.6 What’s New: VMware Virtual SAN (vSAN) 6.6 introduces the following new features and enhancements: Unicast. In vSAN 6.6 and later releases, multicast is not required…

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By Allan Kjaer April 18, 2017 0

VMware vCenter 6.5c Released

This is a security fix for vCenter 6.5a, addressing remote code execution vulnerability due the use of BlazeDS to process AMF3 messages See the full release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/65/vsphere-vcenter-server-650c-release-notes.html

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By Allan Kjaer April 14, 2017 0

vCenter 6.0 Update 3a Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.0 Update 3a, this fixes a critical security issue, see here: http://www.vmware.com/au/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0004.html See full release notes here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/60/vsphere-vcenter-server-60u3a-release-notes.html Notes: Upgrading from vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3 and 6.0 Update 3a to vCenter Server 6.5 is not supported.

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By Allan Kjaer March 21, 2017 4

VMware vCenter 6.5b and ESXi 6.5 P01 Released

VMware has released vCenter 6.5b and ESXi 6.5 P01 are maintenance release the fixes some bugs, and a serious security bug in vCenter. VMware vCenter 6.5b this fixes this security bug: http://www.vmware.com/au/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0004.html Updates to time zones in the Linux Guest Operating System customization. vCenter Server Linux guest operating system customization supports latest time zones. For more information on…

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By Allan Kjaer March 15, 2017 0

RVTools 3.9.3 Released

Rob de Veij, has released a new version of my favorite Tool for gathering information about vSphere enironments. This new version contains a small bug fixes. Unhandled exception in decrypt function solved   It can be found here: http://www.robware.net

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By Allan Kjaer March 6, 2017 0

vSphere 6.0 Update 3 and more Released

VMware Sphere vCenter 6.0 update 3 This new version have some new features and bug fixes: Support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol: Support for TLSv 1.0, TLSv 1.1, and TLSv 1.2 are enabled by default and configurable for vCenter Server 6.0 Update 3. VMware Syslog Collector on vCenter Server Appliance supports TLSv1.0 only. To configure…

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By Allan Kjaer February 25, 2017 0

VMware vSphere 6.5a and NSX for vSphere 6.3 Released

VMware has released vSphere vCenter 6.5a, ESXi 6.5a and NSX for vSphere 6.3. vCenter 6.5a and ESXi 6.5a is needed for NSX 6.3. They also contains bug fixes. See release notes for vCenter 6.5a here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/65/vsphere-vcenter-server-650a-release-notes.html See release notes for ESXi 6.5a here: http://pubs.vmware.com/Release_Notes/en/vsphere/65/vsphere-esxi-650a-release-notes.html NSX for vSphere 6.3 also has a lot of new feature and enhancements. See the…

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By Allan Kjaer February 3, 2017 0

vSphere 6.5 Backup Interoperability

We are still waiting for the backup vendors to support vSphere 6.5. At the moment VMware VDP 6.1.3 and Veritas Backup Exec 16 has support. Veritas Backup Exec 16 does not support vSAN 6.5 (see the Software Compatibility list here: https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000115689) Veritas NetBackup 7.7.3 has a limited support, see here. https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000116592 Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 will have support and is…

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By Allan Kjaer January 3, 2017 0