Attending VMworld And Interested In vSphere 6.5 Security? Try My “vSphere 6.5 Security – Getting Started” Lab!

Attending VMworld And Interested In vSphere 6.5 Security?

Try My “vSphere 6.5 Security – Getting Started” Lab!

If you are attending VMworld US 2017 from August 27-31st in Las Vegas, NV and you are interested in the new vSphere 6.5 Security feature sets, then I have a lab for you! I am a lab captain for the Hands On Labs and have two labs that I created for this years VMworld sessions.

These new labs as well as the many other will only be available at the VMworld US and Europe conferences initially. After both conferences are over, we slowly release most of the new labs to the public-facing Hands On Labs environment that anyone can get to with an internet connection. You will see some labs to start showing up on the public side right after VMworld and then the rest typically will be released within or month or so. No guarantee on what labs will make it to the public site and when they will show up though, that is just what I’ve typically seen over the past few years.

This is my first time as a lab captain and creating labs, so I would love to see some HUGE numbers of people taking my labs! It would make me feel good knowing that people learned something by taking my labs. If you end up taking either lab at VMworld or even after they have been released to the public-facing HOL site, let me know what you think! You can reach out to me on my social media outlets, the links to them are on the right side of the page.

Public Facing – Hands On Labs Site:  labs.hol.vmware.com

Below are the labs that I have built and a summary of each of them:

  • (HOL-1811-01-SDC) vSphere 6.5 – What’s New:
    • Description:  Explore some of the new features of vSphere 6.5 including VM Encryption, vCenter High Availability, and the new HTML5 vSphere Client. You will also learn about the improved vCenter Server Appliance and how to migrate from a Windows-based vCenter Server installation.
  • (HOL-1811-04-SDC) vSphere 6.5 Security – Getting Started:
    • Description:  Experience new security features of vSphere 6.5, including VM Encryption, Audit Quality Logging, Encrypted vMotion, Key. We also use our vRealize Log Insight solution to look at the enhanced logging of the vCenter server logs. Add Key Management Servers (KMS) to the vCenter server and create a trust between them. Then we use PowerCLI commands to encrypt/decrypt virtual machines as well as other encryption related tasks.

Don’t forget to stop into the Hands On Labs at VMworld and take some labs…see you there!

 

 

 

vROps Webinar 2017 – Announcing Part 1 : What’s…

vROps Webinar 2017 – Announcing Part 1 : What’s New with vROps 6.5 [vxpresss.blogspot.com]

vROps Webinar 2017 – Announcing Part 1 : What’s…

Welcome to the vRealize Operations Manager Webinar Series 2017. With the huge success of the series back in 2016, we wanted to take a break, enjoy the success and come back with full rigor for this series in 2017. We are here and we are charged up to give you some more dope on vRealize Operations manager in the year 2017.


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Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) 3.3 – Video!

Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) 3.3 – Video!

In this session, I provide a Technical Sales 201 overview of the newly released vRealize Network Insight 3.3. In the overview I talk about the numerous technical enhancements that were made in version 3.3. Below is a summary of the overall enhancements made…

  • NSX Events & Support enhancements.                                       
  • Enhanced Event Management.
  • General User Interface changes.
  • Network Address Translation (NAT) Improvements.
  • NSX Firewall enhancements.
  • And Palo Alto Support.

 

VMware vRealize Network Insight delivers intelligent operations for software-defined networking and security. It helps optimize network performance and availability with visibility and analytics across virtual and physical networks. It provides planning and recommendations for implementing micro-segmentation security, plus operational views to quickly and confidently manage and scale VMware NSX deployment.

 

Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) 3.3 (link):   https://youtu.be/KxxOrtB5pyw

 

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Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vRealize Log Insight 4.3!

Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in

vRealize Log Insight 4.3!

 

In this enablement session, I provide a Technical Sales 201 level overview of the recent release of vRealize Log Insight 4.3. vRealize Log lnsight delivers heterogeneous and highly scalable log management with intuitive, actionable dashboards, sophisticated analytics and broad third-party extensibility. It provides deep operational visibility and faster troubleshooting across physical, virtual and cloud environments.

In vRealize Log Insight 4.3, we can sum up the improvements into the following areas…

  • Integration between vRealize Log Insight & vRealize Operations Manager.
  • VMware Identity Manager Single-Sign-On (SSO) support.
  • Automated Agent Upgrades.
  • Several chart enhancements.
  • New Agent features.
  • And Expanded Operating System support.

 

Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vRealize Log Insight 4.3:   https://youtu.be/sh6IfnfdTkc

 

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Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vRealize Business for Cloud (vRBC) 7.2.1

Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vRealize Business for Cloud (vRBC) 7.2.1

 

In this enablement session, I provide a Technical Sales 201 level overview of the recent release of vRealize Business for Cloud 7.2.1. It provides automated management for cloud costing, consumption, comparison, and planning. VMware vRealize Business for Cloud automates cloud delivers the insight you need to efficiently deploy and manage cloud environments.

The enhancements in this version relate to the below (3) main categories…

  • Enhanced Scale, Performance & Deployment Options
  • Faster Time-to-Value with Integrations & Improvements
  • Expanded Collaboration & Integration

 

Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vRealize Business for Cloud (vRBC) 7.2.1:  https://youtu.be/Vl0UiKw_rr4

 

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Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vROPs 6.5 Enablement Video!

Technical Sales 201 – What’s New in vROPs 6.5 Enablement Video!

 

In this enablement session, I provide a Technical Sales 201 level overview of the recent release of vRealize Operations Manager (vROPs) 6.5. VMware vRealize Operations streamlines and automates IT operations management.  It delivers intelligent operations management from applications to infrastructure across physical, virtual and cloud environments with VMware vRealize Operations.

The enhancements in this version relate to the below (3) main categories…

  • Enhanced Scale, Performance & Deployment Options
  • Faster Time-to-Value with Integrations & Improvements
  • Expanded Collaboration & Integration

 

Technical Sales 201 – vRealize Operations Manager 6.5 (Enablement Video):   https://youtu.be/CWouchVZycU

 

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NSX 6.3: What’s New?

NSX 6.3: What’s New? – via Ather Beg’s Useful Thoughts

NSX 6.3: What’s New?

Finally! It’s time to talk about NSX 6.3. As you can tell from minor version jump, this version has a number of new capabilities and enhancements and most of them were highly-awaited too. If you were waiting for it too, there is a good chance that it contains what you wanted.


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VMware’s New NSX-T Product: 5 Things Partners Need To Know

VMware’s New NSX-T Product: 5 Things Partners Need To Know – via CRN

VMware’s New NSX-T Product: 5 Things Partners…

Here are five things partners need to know about VMware’s new NSX-T product, its target market, its competitors and VMware’s vision.


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How to Deploy VMware LogInsight 4 and What’s new?

How to Deploy VMware LogInsight 4 and What’s new? – via ESX Virtualization

How to Deploy VMware LogInsight 4 and What’s new?

LogInsight 4.0 was released back in November 2016. The product has matured over the time and now is more robust than ever. We have covered the installation/configuration of LogInsight in the past quite a few times, and we liked the “slick” UI and the content pack integrations. The v4.0 introduces New Clarity Theme so we’re finally quite curious to see how does it looks like in the lab. So today we will blog about How to Deploy VMware LogInsight 4 and what’s new.


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What’s New in vSphere 6.5 Paper

What’s New in vSphere 6.5 Paper

What’s New in vSphere 6.5 Paper

Ever since we announced vSphere 6.5 at VMworld Europe 2016, the reaction we’ve heard has been overwhelmingly positive. It’s easy to see why, with major new features in areas ranging from vCenter Server and the VCSA, to Security, to the new developer and automation APIs and CLIs. vSphere 6.5 also features important enhancements to core The post What’s New in vSphere 6.5 Paper appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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vROps Webinar 2016 – Part 12 : What’s New With vROps 6.4

vROps Webinar 2016 – Part 12 : What’s New with vROps 6.4

vROps Webinar 2016 – Part 12 : What’s New with…

Time to publish the recording for the 12th episode of the vROps Webinar Series. This time we did a what’s new with vRealize Operations 6.4 and the changes made to vRealize Operations 6.4as you will see there has been a lot packed into this recent release!


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The Security Features in vSphere 6.5 – RJ Approves

The Security Features in vSphere 6.5 – RJ Approves

The Security Features in vSphere 6.5 – RJ Approves

Its refreshing to see VMware put efforts and focus on security features in the vSphere 6.5 release this year. VM encryption, vMotion encryption and VM Secure boot are a few to name. I will briefly …Read More


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New vSphere 6.5 features: Updates to DRS, High Availability and More

New vSphere 6.5 features: Updates to DRS, High Availability and More – TechTarget

New vSphere 6.5 features: Updates to DRS, High…

The latest version of vSphere offers major improvements to VMware resource management services, including the Distributed Resource Scheduler and High Availability.


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What’s New in vSphere 6.5: vSphere Integrated Containers

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: vSphere Integrated Containers – VMware vSphere Blog

What’s New in vSphere 6.5: vSphere Integrated…

Last year we introduced Project Bonneville. The idea behind it, at the high level, is that there is a strong parallel between the constructs Docker uses inside a Linux Docker host and the constructs ESXi uses as a hypervisor. In the final analysis what project Bonneville allowed you to do is to run a docker The post What’s New in vSphere 6.5: vSphere Integrated Containers appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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Pay Attention! vRealize Automation 7.2 Deployment Highlight – What's Next?

Pay Attention! vRealize Automation 7.2 Deployment Highlight – What’s Next…?

Pay Attention! vRealize Automation 7.2…

vRealize Automation 7.2 has been finally released, honestly, I am more than happy to have the first hand testing on it. This is because the what’s new items are so attractive. Among the items…Read More


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Pay Attention! vRealize Automation 7.2 Deployment Highlight – What’s Next?

Pay Attention! vRealize Automation 7.2 Deployment Highlight – What’s Next…?

Pay Attention! vRealize Automation 7.2…

vRealize Automation 7.2 has been finally released, honestly, I am more than happy to have the first hand testing on it. This is because the what’s new items are so attractive. Among the items…Read More


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vRealize Automation (vRA) 7.2 What’s New?

vRealize Automation (vRA) 7.2 What’s New? – virtualizationteam.com

vRA 7.2 what’s new? – virtualizationteam.com

vRealize Automation 7.2 which was promised at VMworld to enhance ease of use with Out-of-The-Box support for ServiceNow, Azure, and Containers. has just been released today as promised in VMworld.


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vRealize Automation (vRA) 7.2 What's New?

vRealize Automation (vRA) 7.2 What’s New? – virtualizationteam.com

vRA 7.2 what’s new? – virtualizationteam.com

vRealize Automation 7.2 which was promised at VMworld to enhance ease of use with Out-of-The-Box support for ServiceNow, Azure, and Containers. has just been released today as promised in VMworld.


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What’s New in Workspace ONE Nov 2016 Release

What’s New in Workspace ONE Nov 2016 Release

What’s New in Workspace ONE Nov 2016 Release

Here’s a (pre) Thanksgiving gift to all our Workspace ONE customers – releasing an exciting set of new features generally available for both the cloud and on-premise versions of Workspace ONE (aka VMware Identity Manager). Workspace ONE app updates Deliver internal enterprise mobile apps to unmanaged devices Adaptive Mgt for Android devices Open-in VMware browser Conditional access and […] The post What’s New in Workspace ONE Nov 2016 Release appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog .


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What’s new in vRealize Log Insight 4.0: An…

What’s new in vRealize Log Insight 4.0: An in-depth review – VMware Cloud Management Blog

What’s new in vRealize Log Insight 4.0: An…

We’re pleased to announce the new release of vRealize Log Insight 4.0. You can download the new release here.


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What’s New: vSphere 6.5

What’s New: vSphere 6.5 – vWannabe

What’s New: vSphere 6.5

We have an announcement from VMware about vSphere 6.5. I will check this on VMware’s hand on labs (labs.hol.vmware.com) and try to synthesize it here. These labs a are sleek way to experience VMware products without the hassle of setting up everything in your personal lab.


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Register for the Upcoming Webcast: vSphere 6.5 Training – What’s New!

Register for the Upcoming Webcast: vSphere 6.5 Training – What’s New!

This vSphere 6.5 Training: What’s New webcast provides a high-level look at the new features in vSphere 6.5 and the latest vSphere 6.5 instructor-led classes from VMware Education Services, with a focus on the new vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 to V6.5] course.Learn more.

Registration Link:  https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&partnerref=eduwebsite&eventid=1298523&sessionid=1&key=CAF1B51DB6387F614506AE56DCA8BD7C&regTag=60316&sourcepage=register

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Register for the Upcoming Webcast: vSphere 6.5 Training – What's New!

Register for the Upcoming Webcast: vSphere 6.5 Training – What’s New!

This vSphere 6.5 Training: What’s New webcast provides a high-level look at the new features in vSphere 6.5 and the latest vSphere 6.5 instructor-led classes from VMware Education Services, with a focus on the new vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 to V6.5] course.Learn more.

Registration Link:  https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&partnerref=eduwebsite&eventid=1298523&sessionid=1&key=CAF1B51DB6387F614506AE56DCA8BD7C&regTag=60316&sourcepage=register

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vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 What’s New…

vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 What’s New Rundown – Emad Younis Blog

vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 What’s New…

During VMworld Barcelona 2016, VMware announced vSphere 6.5. With lots of new features and updates, this is one of the biggest vSphere releases we have had in a while.


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