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VMware Tools 10.2.0 enables Virtual Machine vNIC exclusion and priority re-ordering

opvizor
Another very good and helpful article from William Lam, please find his complete post incl. comments here and scroll down for more information. VMware Tools 10.2.0 just GA’ed (release notes / download and open-vm-tools release notes / open-vm-tools download) and this release includes a number of new features like an offline bundle for VMware Tools VIB for ESXi and support for […]

Migrate Hyper-V VMs to AWS with AWS Server Migration Service

Amazon Web Services
The ability to migrate Hyper-V VMs to AWS using AWS Server Migration Service is now available in the AWS GovCloud (US) region. With this launch, you can now migrate virtual machines running in on-premises virtualization stacks from both Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESX/ESXi environments. AWS Server Migration Service is an agentless service that makes it […]

Datrium The Only Convergence Platform to Achieve FIPS 140-2 Cryptographic Certification

Datrium’s Blanket encryption is an already an industry-first, providing software-based (without hardware dependencies) end-to-end encryption. Datrium’s client software runs as part of the hypervisor and is uniquely able to provide cluster-wide encryption domain with full data services, such as compression, de-duplication, and erasure coding. The encryption covers ESXi, RedHat Enterprise Virtualization and CentOS KVM host […]

Microsoft: General availability of Azure Site Recovery Deployment Planner for VMware and Hyper-V

Microsoft
I am excited to announce the general availability (GA) of the Azure Site Recovery Deployment Planner for VMware and Hyper-V. This tool helps VMware and Hyper-V enterprise customers to understand their on-premises networking requirements, Microsoft Azure compute and storage requirements for successful Azure Site Recovery replication, and test failover or failover of their applications. Apart […]

VMware: Virtual Machine with more than 64GB memory fails to Storage vMotion to vSAN cluster

VMware
An issue has been identified when trying to Storage vMotion a VM with a swap file larger than 64GB to the vSAN datastore.This occurs as the swap file cannot be created on the vSAN datastore, as the size of the file exceeds the default limit for storage vMotion operations. In the UI it can be […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 3rd December 2017

VMware
VMware NSX for vSphere Upgrading from NSX-v 6.2.0, 6.2.1 and 6.2.2 to NSX-v 6.3.5 fails Date Published: 2017/11/27 Performance issues when third party file filter drivers co-exist with Guest Introspection drivers Date Published: 2017/11/30 VMware ESXi Permission for Domain Group removed when Active Directory is not reachable Date Published: 2017/11/29 Virtual machines might be migrated […]

Microsoft Azure and VMware? Not so fast!

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
In August this year, VMware and Amazon announced that VMware Cloud on AWS was available! (Atleast from Oregon) Which essentially means VMware based infrastructure running on AWS hardware. And this was the highest attending session on VMworld this year, so the interest is quite huge! And the path to cloud for many buisnesses need to […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 19th November 2017

VMware
VMware ESXi HPE SimpliVity Stretched Cluster Technical Overview 2017/11/14 Veritas InfoScale Enterprise 7.x in guest storage, high availability, and disaster recovery support (Partner Verified and Supported) 2017/11/15 VMware vCenter Server End of General Support for vSphere 5.5 2017/11/16 VMware SDDC Manager Bringup or Workload Domain operations fail in VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2 on backup or […]

How to Avoid VMware vSAN Compatibility Issues

Veeam
Recently, a customer contacted us with the very curious case. The SureBackup job was failing with the generic error message during snapshot creation phase: “The specified feature is not supported by this version.” There were several VMs included in the SureBackup job, but only one specific VM failed. Moreover, the source backup job itself worked […]

Dell PowerEdge VRTX support for VMware ESXi 6.5

Dell
Dell PowerEdge VRTX was not supported for VMware ESXi 6.5 branch of ESXi thus far. Dell announced support for VRTX from Dell customized version of ESXi 6.5 A04 revision onwards. However there was a late breaking issue identified on dell-shared-perc8 (Version: 06.806.89.00) and ESXi 6.5.x. To resolve this issue, install/upgrade to version 06.806.90.00 and above. This revised driver […]

VMware: How to Downgrade/Roll Back ESXi 6.5

VMware
Occasionally, an issue or bug will require admins to revert to a previous build or version of ESXi. In the event you patch your hosts (as opposed to fresh installs), it is possible to rollback to a prior installed version via the GUI. Rollbacks should not be taken lightly. If you are reverting in a […]

NAKIVO on NAS Helps LRP Law Firm Boost VM Backup Speed by 50%

NAKIVO
Lang, Richert, and Patch law firm, headquartered in Fresno, California, increases VM backup speed by 50% and manages to save VM backup storage space by 20% with NAKIVO Backup & Replication installed on a Synology NAS. NAKIVO Inc., a fast-growing software company for protecting virtualized and cloud environments, has announced today that Lang, Richert, and […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 5th November 2017

VMware
VMware vRealize Business Standard vRA VMs that are deleted in the current month before upgrade will be missing in the current month’s vRA reports Date Published: 2017/10/31 VMware ESXi Unexpected VM crash with signal: 11 on svga Date Published: 2017/11/2 vMotion fails when running heavy 3D workload on the virtual machine Date Published: 2017/11/2 VMware […]

VMware: Updating a vSAN Cluster using VUM

VMware
I wanted to shed some light on what some may think is a mystery or difficult task. How do I update a vSAN cluster using vSphere Update Manager (VUM)? The quick and simple answer is easily! The great thing about vSAN is that you already know how to upgrade and patch it since it is […]

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