HP Smart Array p440ar and vSphere 6.0 patches

I had a customer/colleague that was upgrading there HP DL380p Gen9 server with local datastores on a HP Smart Array p440ar, with the new patches from VMware, they was doing this manually, from command line. After a reboot the local storage was not accessible, and the Controller was not visible any more. The problem is that the new patches […]

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VMware has Released some updates for vSphere 6.0 Products

This products has updates: VMware vSphere vCenter 6.0.0a, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere6/doc/vsphere-vcenter-server-600a-release-notes.htm VMware vRealize Orchestrator 6.0.2, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/orchestrator/doc/vrealize-orchestrator-602-release-notes.html VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.0.0.1, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/srm/srm-releasenotes-6-0-0.html VMware vSphere Replicator 6.0.0.1, see the release notes here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere-replication/doc/vsphere-replication-60-release-notes.html  

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Virtual Volume VVol interoperability

In the newly released vSphere 6.0 there is a nice new feature called VVol, this is a feature that's has been talked about for a long time. But before you implement this, you should check if it interoperability with features or other products that you are using. VMware has made a KB. with there interoperability: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2112039 You should […]

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VMware NSX 6.1.3 Released

VMware has released NSX 6.1.3 with support for vSphere 6.0. There is some limitation in the support for vSphere 6.0, see this KB: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2110197 There are also other changes, for this see the release notes, they can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/support/nsx/doc/releasenotes_nsx_vsphere_613.html

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vSphere 6.0 Released

VMware Announcement vSphere 6.0 on February 2nd, and we have been waiting for the release / General Availability og vSphere 6.0 and associated products, Now the wait is over and we can download the binaries:  HP has also released there customized image. vSphere 6.0 release notes is here: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere6/doc/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-60-release-notes.html?src=vmw_so_vex_akjaer_792 vSphere Data Protection 6.0 release notes: https://www.vmware.com/support/vdr/doc/vdp_600_releasenotes.html?src=vmw_so_vex_akjaer_792 vSphere Replication 6.0 release notes: https://www.vmware.com/support/vsphere-replication/doc/vsphere-replication-60-release-notes.html?src=vmw_so_vex_akjaer_792 […]

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vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.0 Foundation

I was asked if a customer could use VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.0.0 in Foundation mode as they did with vCenter Operations Manager, and the answer is no, at the moment is do not support running i foundation, so you still have to use the old vCops for that. vRealize may in the future come in a […]

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vSphere Web Client 5.5 Update 2d

I have done the first upgrade til vSphere 5.5 update 2d today, and that went smooth. Afterward I needed to show the customer some things in vCenter and i used the vSphere Web Client, afterwards his first comment was, why is the vSphere Web Client running so fast on my machine, I had not noticed it, so i tried i againt, […]

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