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VMware: Updating a vSAN Cluster using VUM

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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 […]

Influence of power management on VDI performance

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Tuning your image can have a huge impact on the performance of your environment. Tools like VMware OSOT or the Citrix Optimizer can help you with this. While most of the individual settings within your image have a small impact on the performance there is one setting outside of your image which has a big […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 29th October 2017

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VMware ESXi Virtual machine panics with ‘Unexpected Signal’ error Date Published: 2017/10/23 PCI Passthrough does not work for Virtual Machine with Linux kernel 4.2 and above Date Published: 2017/10/23 VM randomly stuck sometimes and issues host based VSCSI reset Date Published: 2017/10/25 Virtual machine fails to power on with the error “msg.vmk.status.VMK_MEM_ADMIT_FAILED” Date Published: 2017/10/25 […]

VMware vCenter Server Appliance Migration – Introduction Video

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In this video series, we will describe the Migration from Windows vCenter Server to vCenter Server Appliance as well as a deep dive into the migration process and finally case studies outlining real world issues. This video is from the fine folks at VMware Education.

Enabling shell access for Active Directory users via SSH to vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA)

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William Lam had a question the other day on whether it was possible to enable shell access for Active Directory users when logging into the vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) via SSH? As always William created a very useful article we wanted to share. Please find his post here or scroll down. Here is William’s solution: The […]

Citrix: I Can Manage Citrix XenServer with vCenter? Yes, You Really Can!

Citrix Systems
Let’s face it, while many customers who deploy XenApp and XenDesktop as their app and desktop virtualization platforms of choice do so on XenServer, there are others still running vSphere as their hypervisor. If you are currently running your XenApp and XenDesktop deployments on vSphere, not only are you missing out on the unique integrations […]

New VMware KB articles published for week ending 15th October 2017

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VMware SDDC Manager The VMware Cloud Foundation SOS utility does not collect all requested logs Date Published: 2017/10/09 VMware Cloud Foundation HDD_DOWN_ALERT alert may be generated in when an ESXi host is rebooted Date Published: 2017/10/09 VMware Cloud Foundation for Service Providers environment Virtual Machine consoles are inaccessible  Date Published: 2017/10/09 SDDC Manager ESXi host […]

VMware vSphere 6.5 features summary to increase Availability

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It’s been nearly a year since VMware released vSphere 6.5 which marked the 12th major release of VMware’s hypervisor and hypervisor management product suite. And while VMware has been focusing on more recent products like vSAN and NSX, it shouldn’t be forgotten that vSphere still remains at the core of the virtualization platform on top […]

Amazon Web Service AWS September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Greg Schulz
September was a busy month pertaining to software defined data infrastructure including cloud and related AWS announcements. One of the announcements included VMware partnering to deliver vSphere, vSAN and NSX data infrastructure components for creating software defined data centers (SDDC) also known as multi cloud, and hybrid cloud leveraging AWS elastic bare metal servers (read […]

Performance Analyzer: Monitor VMware vSphere VCSA 6.5 Appliance

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Performance Analyzer: Monitor VMware vSphere VCSA 6.5 Appliance – opvizor Your VMware vCenter Server Appliance or VCSA (or appliances) is the key management component for your VMware environment. You always want be on top of the performance and the disk space utilization of this appliance, as you don’t want to lose the vCenter capabilities due […]

Citrix: HotLink Makes It Easier than Ever to Switch to Citrix XenServer and Unify Hypervisor Management

Citrix Systems
Today, HotLink, a Citrix Ready Technology Partner, announced a new product called HotLink Hybrid Express for Citrix. HotLink is known for their cool technology that allows customers to administer and manage multiple hypervisor platforms and cloud workloads from within the commonly used VMware vCenter. This hybrid style of virtual host and VM management is great […]

Understanding the Impacts of Mixed-Version VMware vCenter Server Deployments

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Adam Eckerle wrote an interesting blog post a few days ago. Find his blog post here – or simply scroll down for more information. Thanks Adam for this detailed information. There are a few questions that come up quite often regarding vCenter Server upgrades and mixed-versions that we would like to address. In this blog […]

New VMware KB Articles Published for Week Ending 24th September 2017

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VMware vCenter Server vCenter HA failover does not start services set to manual Date Published: 2017/09/20 VMware vRealize Operations Manager vRealize Suite 2017 Fulfillment Date Published: 2017/09/19 VMware Horizon Configure a supported desktop environment for Horizon 7 version 7.3 Linux desktops on Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 Date Published: 2017/09/21 System crashes and all processes […]

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