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.
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. pt1
Intel L1 Terminal Fault Security Vulnerability. In a nutshell, if two virtual machines are using the same processor (common place) they share L1 cache which is memory built into the CPU itself. This vulnerability has the potential for malicious software on one virtual machine to access information sitting in that L1 memory of other virtual…Read More Intel L1 Terminal Fault Security Vulnerability
This is a quick run through on an upgrade or moreso a migration from a VCSA 5.5 appliance with embedded platform services controller to a VCSA 6.0. Remember vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 End of General Support is September 19 2018 Some prereq’s Ensure your appliance is health, browse to your appliance ip:5480 to check…Read More VCSA 5.5 to VCSA 6.0 Upgrade (migration)
This is a quick guide on installing vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.1 Release notes here Sizing Guide below, for more info see VMware KB Article 2150421 Download Link Underlying infrastructure: 3 vSphere environments on 6.0u3 28 ESXi 6.0u3 in total, although a number of those are not being used currently. Deploy .OVA via vCenter, Deployment –…Read More vRealize Operations Manager 6.6.1 Installation.