Getting More Out of vSAN– Performance…

Getting More Out of vSAN– Performance Characteristics & Encryption Strategies

Getting More Out of vSAN– Performance…

Demonstrating Performance Characteristics of Business-Critical Applications on vSAN with Pete Koehler & Native Data at Rest Encryption Strategies for VMware HCI with Jase McCarty. You do not want to miss these!


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Prepping an ESXi 6.7 host for Secure Boot

Prepping an ESXi 6.7 host for Secure Boot

Prepping an ESXi 6.7 host for Secure Boot

When 6.7 went “GA” or General Availability, I was excited to get it installed and running on my bare metal hosts in my lab here at VMware. I had gotten my Dell R630’s updated with TPM 2.0 chips and was looking forward to booting with “attested” hosts. But I had a few issues before I The post Prepping an ESXi 6.7 host for Secure Boot appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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Top 20 vSphere articles for May 2018

Top 20 vSphere articles for May 2018

Top 20 vSphere articles for May 2018

“The transaction log for database ‘VIM_VCDB’ is full” error on a Microsoft SQL DB server ESXi 5.5 Update 3b and later hosts are not manageable after an upgrade “Host IPMI system event log status” alarm in vCenter Server Determining where growth is occurring in the vCenter Server database ESXi host disconnects intermittently from vCenter Server […] The post Top 20 vSphere articles for May 2018 appeared first on Support Insider .


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vExpert VSAN 2018 Announcement

vExpert VSAN 2018 Announcement

vExpert VSAN 2018 Announcement

Thank you to everyone who applied for vExpert VSAN. The vExpert team and the VMware Storage Business Unit are pleased to announce the list of 2018 vExperts who received the VSAN award. This elite group includes bloggers, book authors, VMUG leaders, speakers, tool builders, community leaders and general enthusiasts. This group of individuals have passion […] The post vExpert VSAN 2018 Announcement appeared first on VMTN Blog .


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New Release: VMware Datacenter CLI 2.9.1

New Release: VMware Datacenter CLI 2.9.1

New Release: VMware Datacenter CLI 2.9.1

We are happy to announce a brand-new version of VMware Datacenter CLI (DCLI) has been released! Before diving into the impressive list of updates, let’s take a second to review the history of one of VMware’s newest command line interfaces (CLI). DCLI was introduced as part of the vSphere CLI 6.5 command set release. DCLI The post New Release: VMware Datacenter CLI 2.9.1 appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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What is ESXi Compatibility Checker?

What is ESXi Compatibility Checker?

What is ESXi Compatibility Checker?

VMware has a free tool called ESXi Compatibility Checker which can check your hardware if it’s still supported by VMware. ESXi Compatibility Checker is a Free utility (a Fling) which has been released recently. We might see an integration directly to the vCenter server in future releases of vSphere. That would be nice. But for now, […] Read the full post What is ESXi Compatibility Checker? at ESX Virtualization .


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NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud Awarded the Cloud…

NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud Awarded the Cloud Computing Magazine’s 2018 Product of the Year Award

NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud Awarded the Cloud…

VeloCloud, now part of VMware has been awarded the 2018 Products of the Year Award, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine by TMC, a global, integrated media company, for its VMWare NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud solution. NSX SD-WAN was recognized for exceptional innovation, with its flexible and cloud-delivered SD-WAN architecture it enables Enterprises to securely support The post NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud Awarded the Cloud Computing Magazine’s 2018 Product of the Year Award appeared first on…Read More


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Announcing General Availability of VMware NSX-T…

Announcing General Availability of VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.2.0

Announcing General Availability of VMware NSX-T…

VMware is pleased to announce that VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.2.0 has been released on June 5, 2018! With this release we have introduced a number of excellent new features for on-premise deployments as well as the ability to manage Microsoft Azure based workloads as part of the NSX Cloud product. VMware NSX-T Data The post Announcing General Availability of VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.2.0 appeared first on Network Virtualization .


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New Technical White Paper – What’s New in…

New Technical White Paper – What’s New in Performance? VMware vSphere 6.7

New Technical White Paper – What’s New in…

Underlying each release of VMware vSphere are many performance and scalability improvements. The vSphere 6.7 platform continues to provide industry-leading performance and features to ensure the successful virtualization and management of your entire software-defined datacenter. This paper describes new performance enhancements and features included in vSphere 6.7.


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VMware vSphere 6.7 Security Features w/ Mike…

VMware vSphere 6.7 Security Features w/ Mike Foley

VMware vSphere 6.7 Security Features w/ Mike…

Mike Foley (@MikeFoley) discusses the new security features of vSphere 6.7 3:38 – ESXi and TPM 2.0 14:30 – Windows 10 & 2016 Security Features Support 35:15 – VM Encryption in HTML5 UI 40:06 – vSphere 6.7 Security Resources https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2018/05/vsphere-6-7-security-media-resources.html *About vBrownBag* SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/vBBYoutube Socials: Twitter: https://twitter.com/vBrownBag Facebook: https://facebook.com/vBrownBag iTunes: http://bit.ly/vbrownbagitunes Google+: google.com/+vBrownBag https://vBrownBag.com is a community of people who believe in helping other people. Specifically we work in IT infrastructure and we help other people in the IT industry to better their carreers by educating. Most frequent…Read More


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SD-WAN is Fast Becoming a Replacement for…

SD-WAN is Fast Becoming a Replacement for Branch Routers

SD-WAN is Fast Becoming a Replacement for…

Today’s network looks and behaves very differently than networks of decades past. The days of transmitting just data or simple files across private and public networks is over and now big packet requirements that enable video and voice is commonplace. The tidal shift to cloud-delivered services and applications is the new norm and the corporate The post SD-WAN is Fast Becoming a Replacement for Branch Routers appeared first on VeloCloud by VMware .


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Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication FAQs

Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication FAQs

Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication FAQs

I get questions about SRM and VR every day and if the same question comes up more than once I document it in the SRM FAQ or vSphere Replication FAQ. If you have questions about either SRM or VR I recommend looking there first. Now and in the coming months, I’m going to highlight some The post Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication FAQs appeared first on Virtual Blocks .


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Top 10 coolest features of VMware Cloud on AWS

Top 10 coolest features of VMware Cloud on AWS

Top 10 coolest features of VMware Cloud on AWS

I am blessed with the privilege of using VMware cloud on AWS everyday. I still get excited every time I show a feature to a customer because I love that moment of awe they have when they see what we can do. In no particular order these are the top ten features that I think are cool in VMware Cloud on AWS. 1. Add Hosts Button Do you know how many hours I used to spend to unbox, rack, cable up, and install ESXi hosts? Now one click and it’s done in minutes. Amazing! 2. Hybrid Cloud Extension…Read More


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vSphere Upgrade Center – Have You Upgraded Yet?

vSphere 6.5 upgrade – run, manage, connect, and secure their applications in a common operating environment, across clouds and devices

vSphere Upgrade Center – Have You Upgraded Yet?

vSphere 6.5 supports the latest x86 chipsets, devices, drivers and guest operating systems. Have you upgraded yet?


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Released: NSX-v 6.4.1 New Features and Fixes

Released: NSX-v 6.4.1 New Features and Fixes

Released: NSX-v 6.4.1 New Features and Fixes

Last week VMware released NSX-v 6.4.1 (Build 8599035) that contains a some new features and addresses a number of resolved issues from previous releases. I will go through the new features in more detail below however a key mentions is the fact that vSphere 6.7 is now supported, also meaning the vCloud Director can now be used with NSX-v 6.4.1 The post Released: NSX-v 6.4.1 New Features and Fixes appeared first on VIRTUALIZATION IS LIFE! .


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Free ebook: Operationalizing VMware NSX

Free ebook: Operationalizing VMware NSX

Free ebook: Operationalizing VMware NSX

Operationalizing VMware NSX® offers guidance to management-level decision makers and influencers concerned with the impact of VMware NSX on their organization, staff, and operational processes. It also speaks to engineers and technical decision makers responsible for optimizing operational tooling in a VMware NSX environment.


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A Hidden vSphere 5.1 Gem – Forwarding Virtual…

A Hidden vSphere 5.1 Gem – Forwarding Virtual Machine Logs (vmware.log) to Syslog Part 1

A Hidden vSphere 5.1 Gem – Forwarding Virtual…

Using the new vCenter Log Insight product, you can easily forward application logs from various products within the vCloud Suite for easy analysis and troubleshooting. However, one very important s…


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Upgrading to VMware vSphere 6.5: Insights for…

Upgrading to VMware vSphere 6.5: Insights for vSphere Administrators

Upgrading to VMware vSphere 6.5: Insights for…

Continue to provide the best foundation for your business. Learn about the three phases of the upgrade to ensure a successful process overall whether you are upgrading from vSphere 5.5 or vSphere 6.0. Access this ebook to understand what steps should be taken to support and meet the needs of your organization.Follow VMware:


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Leveraging Instant Clone in vSphere 6.7 for…

Leveraging Instant Clone in vSphere 6.7 for extremely fast Nested ESXi provisioning

Leveraging Instant Clone in vSphere 6.7 for…

The idea of “Instant Cloning” a Nested ESXi VM (running ESXi in a VM) is not a new concept. In fact, I had shared a solution back in 2015 using the private VMFork APIs. However, what has changed is the ease of consumption, primarily due to the re-architecture of Instant Clone in vSphere 6.7 (more details here and […]


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Understanding vSAN Encryption – KMS Server…

Understanding vSAN Encryption – KMS Server Accessibility

Understanding vSAN Encryption – KMS Server…

vSAN 6.6 introduced data at rest encryption as a new feature that provides another choice (in addition to VM Encryption introduced in vSphere 6.5) for customers to secure data in vSphere. Despite the fact that these technologies work a bit differently (per datastore for vSAN Encryption or per VM for VM Encryption) these technologies still The post Understanding vSAN Encryption – KMS Server Accessibility appeared first on Virtual Blocks .


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vSphere Upgrade Technical Webcast Series

vSphere Upgrade Technical Webcast Series

vSphere Upgrade Technical Webcast Series

Upgrading your vSphere version is now more important than ever, with end of general support for vSphere 5.5 coming on September 19, 2018. Haven’t started yet? No worries! Attend this 3-part Technical Webcast Series to learn how to effectively plan your upgrade. This webcast series includes all the knowledge, tools, tips and tricks you will need for The post vSphere Upgrade Technical Webcast Series appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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