May 2018

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VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast On May 9th, 2018, I was lucky enough to join Eric Neilson, Sr. Director Social Media & Communities and his co-host John White, SE VMware, on their podcast, VMware Communities Roundtable Podcast. If you are not familiar with this podcast it is a weekly show that runs every Wednesday at 12pm…

Read More VMware Communities Podcast: Episode 433 vSphere 6.5 Update 2

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The vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) had several exclusive features introduced in vSphere 6.5. One of those features was the built-in file-based backup and restore. This native backup solution is available within the VMware Appliance Management Interface on port 5480. It supports backing up both the vCenter Server Appliance and Platform Services Controller (PSC). There is…

Read More vCenter Server Appliance 6.7 File-Based Backup and Restore Walkthroughs

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…

Read More vSphere Upgrade Technical Webcast Series

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With vSphere 5.5 going end of life in September 2018, we have been traveling all over doing workshops for upgrading to vSphere 6.x. However, with each workshop we have at least one customer who is running Site Recovery Manager with their vCenter Server 5.5 and aren’t too sure what the upgrade path is. This blog…

Read More Upgrading your vSphere Environment with Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication

Blog post by – June Yang, Vice President, Product Management, Cloud Platform Business Unit, VMware. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The vSphere Client is a tool you use every day to manage your virtual infrastructure. You’ve told us what you want to see improved and that you want progress to be prioritized. We’ve been listening and acting on your…

Read More Fully Featured HTML5-based vSphere Client Coming in Fall 2018

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On April 17th we released the latest update to our vSphere product line vSphere 6.7. vSphere 6.x has been one of our fastest adopted product versions with many people now moving to the appliance. We have already received quite a few questions on what the new upgrade process looks like, so we will discuss two…

Read More Upgrading your vCenter Server Appliance from 6.5 to 6.7