VMware Skyline A proactive support mechanism, which automatically and securely collects, aggregates, and analyzes product usage data which proactively identifies potential problems and helps VMware Technical Support Engineers improve the resolution time. Benefits: Proactively identify and prevent problems. Solve problems, not symptoms. Improve the reliability and stability of your environment. Reduce time-to-resolution for service requests.…Read More VMware Skyline – Install & configure.
AWS Outposts – announced today. Well this is going to be an interesting one. Next year are we going to be seeing lots of companies rolling racks or 1/2 racks of Amazon hardware in to their local data centers to run EC2 instances in their own DC’s? Are we going to see service providers doing…Read More AWS Outposts – A game changer
A requirement arose to patch my vRealise Log Insight manager 4.6.0 to 4 .6 1 based on Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0028 so as it’s an pretty easy task I have upgraded to 4.7.1 instead. Advisory ID: VMSA-2018-0028 Severity: Moderate Synopsis: VMware vRealize Log Insight updates address an authorization bypass vulnerability Issue date: 2018-11-13 Updated…Read More Upgrading vRealize Log Insight Manager 4.6.0 to 4.7.1
So the External PSC is the king no more, VMware are simplifying things (thankfully) with vSphere 6.7 u2. While architect-ing vSphere environments this was the go to guide. for me in the past. Below is an article from Emad Younis emadyounis.com @emad_younis. Who I met briefly at VMworld 2017 and went to a number of his…Read More Bye Bye External Platform Services Controller.
While investigating VMware on AWS, I was struggling to get an idea data charges in and out through various elements, until a friendly VMware SA pointed me in the direction of the blog of Gilles Chekroun This blog excellently illustrates all charges, therefore hand to share, all credit to Gilles. Data Transfer IN : To…Read More VMware on AWS Data Charges.
VMware Cloud Foundation 3.5 VMware Cloud Foundation makes it easy to deploy and run a hybrid cloud. VMware Cloud Foundation provides integrated cloud infrastructure (compute, storage, networking, and security) and cloud management services to run enterprise applications in both private and public environments. KEY BENEFITS VMware Cloud Foundation dramatically shortens the path to a true…Read More VMworld Europe 2019 News.
Scenario: I have two separate vCenter Servers. Each has a vSAN cluster. Each cluster is connected to additional separate storage. Each cluster is on a different IP range, different naming convention and different domain. Hosts in each cluster are identical in spec, reside in the same rack and are physically connected to the same e/w…Read More Merging vSAN Clusters pt2
Great vSAN explanations here on these videos by Elver Sena Sosa @ELVERs_Opinion FOUND HERERead More vSAN Architecture Series.
HOW TO UPGRADE The upgrade of your environment to VMware vSphere 6.7 is performed in a phased manner. The components that are upgraded in earlier phases are fully compatible with components whose upgrades have not yet occurred. Phase 1: Perform the upgrade of the vCenter Server along with associated VMware Solutions Before starting the upgrade…Read More vSphere 6.7 – How to Upgrade.
vSphere 6.7 update 1 – is now GA The HTML5 based vSphere Client, now fully feature rich. Release notes can be found here. The HTML5 Client has this cool Dark theme now also, an awesome reason to upgrade. Check out the upgrade path found on the VMware Product Interoperability Matrices page. More on whats…Read More vSphere 6.7 update 1 is GA NOW