USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling now…

USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling now supports vSphere 8!

USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling now…

I know many of you have been holding off on your vSphere 8 upgrade, patiently waiting for a compatible version of the popular USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling. Today, the wait is finally over and you can now head over to the USB Network Native Driver for ESXi Fling page to download latest […]


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Hardware Features Available with Virtual Machine Compatibility Settings

Hardware Features Available with Virtual…

The virtual machine compatibility setting determines the virtual hardware available to the virtual machine, which corresponds to the physical hardware available on the host. You can review and compare the hardware available for different compatibility levels to help you determine whether to upgrade


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Virtual NUMA (vNUMA) and CPU Hot-Add support in…

Virtual NUMA (vNUMA) and CPU Hot-Add support in vSphere 8

Virtual NUMA (vNUMA) and CPU Hot-Add support in…

While looking for something in the vSphere 8.0 API Reference, I stumbled onto a new VM configuration setting in vSphere 8 called exposeVnumaOnCpuHotadd which looks quite interesting and has the following description: Capability to expose virtual NUMA when CPU hotadd is enabled. If set to true, […]


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Demo: Migrating workloads across clouds using…

Demo: Migrating workloads across clouds using VMware HCX

Demo: Migrating workloads across clouds using…

In this video, Matt Elliott demonstrates the power of VMware HCX by migrating vSphere based virtual machines between two VMware Cloud environments – Google Cloud VMware Engine and Azure VMware Solution.


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Reference Architecture and Easy Deployment…

Reference Architecture and Easy Deployment Design Guides – NSX 3.2 Update

Reference Architecture and Easy Deployment…

We are excited to announce an updated version of the NSX Reference Design and the NSX Easy Adoption Design guide based on the generally available NSX-T release 3.2. NSX-T 3.2 is part of the recently released VCF 4.5 software bundle, making it a very popular release among our customers. […]


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vSphere UI Client Plugin named N/A after…

vSphere UI Client Plugin named N/A after vSphere 8 upgrade

vSphere UI Client Plugin named N/A after…

This past weekend I finally got a chance to upgrade my personal homelab to vSphere 8, which went super smooth! As shared on Twitter and Mastadon, I started with my VCSA which was running vSphere 7.0 Update 3h and once that had completed and running for a couple of days, I then upgraded my single […]


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Running VMware Data Services Manager on VMware…

Running VMware Data Services Manager on VMware vSAN

Running VMware Data Services Manager on VMware…

In this solution, we provide design and deployment guidance, performance validation results, best practices for enterprise infrastructure administrators and application owners to run database platforms of VMware Data Services Manager on VMware Tanzu.


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vSphere Certificates and Hybrid Certificate Mode

vSphere Certificates and Hybrid Certificate Mode

vSphere Certificates and Hybrid Certificate Mode

In this post we are going to dive into the world of the VMware Certificate Authority and it’s management modes as well as taking a look at vCenter certificates and ESXi certificates. We will also place our VMware Certificate Authority in Hybrid mode.


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PowerCLI 13 is now GA!

PowerCLI 13 is now GA!

PowerCLI 13 is now GA!

We are excited to announce that PowerCLI 13.0 was officially released today. It is a major release full of new and exciting features. Here is what you can find in the new PowerCLI 13: PowerCLI is now fully multi-platform! The vCD module has been updated to support vCD 10.4 and some new features [..]


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Creating custom ESXi images using vSphere…

Creating custom ESXi images using vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) UI and PowerC…

Creating custom ESXi images using vSphere…

I have started to use vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM) more and more, especially after upgrading to vSphere 8 as it will be the primary lifecycle management solution going forward for both vSphere image and configuration management. The other reason for using vLCM is that vSphere Update Manager [..]


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Project Trinidad: Merging Security with Modern…

Project Trinidad: Merging Security with Modern Application Observability

Project Trinidad: Merging Security with Modern…

Most production Kubernetes clusters are a melting pot of diverse, complex, highly interconnected services. Despite the availability of several systems for monitoring these clusters, securing them remains challenging. A famous saying in the business world teaches us that “you can’t manage what […]


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Can you exceed the number of FT enabled vCPUs…

Can you exceed the number of FT enabled vCPUs per host or number of FT enabled v…

Can you exceed the number of FT enabled vCPUs…

Not sure why, but the last couple of weeks I have had several questions about FT (Fault Tolerance). The questions where around the limits, what is the limit per VM, what is the limit per host, and can I somehow exceed these? All of this is documented by VMware, but somehow seems to be either […]


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The Unexplored Territory Podcast, Ep. 31 Living…

The Unexplored Territory Podcast, Ep. 31 Living on the edge with VMware Edge …

The Unexplored Territory Podcast, Ep. 31 Living…

The Unexplored Territory Podcast is a bi-weekly show featuring industry experts to discuss cloud, virtualization, Kubernetes, and VMware tech and news.


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New VMmark Results Feature vSphere 8 and 4th…

New VMmark Results Feature vSphere 8 and 4th Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors

New VMmark Results Feature vSphere 8 and 4th…

VMware is excited to announce that the first VMmark results using VMware vSphere 8 have been published and were used to highlight the performance of the new AMD EPYC™ 9004 Series Server Processors at their launch event last week.


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10 Top Videos from the Video Library

10 Top Videos from the Video Library

10 Top Videos from the Video Library

Amidst hundreds of sessions, 10 video replays have already risen to the top as “most viewed” (so far). Now that VMware Explore has officially concluded in the US, Europe, and around the globe, our on-demand video library is popping off! Unique, on-demand technical sessions and on-site session recordings from VMware Explore are now available for … Continued The post 10 Top Videos from the Video Library appeared first on VMware Explore Blog.


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ESXi on Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast (Serpent Canyon)

ESXi on Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast (Serpent Canyon)

ESXi on Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast (Serpent Canyon)

The Intel NUC Enthusiast product line is typically geared towards content creators and gamers. These Intel NUCs, include Skull Canyon, Hades Canyon and Phantom Canyon, are all equipped with an onboard discrete GPU. The Intel NUC 12 Enthusiast, codenamed Serpent Canyon, is the latest offering in this product line and it is also the first […]


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Announcing VMware Workstation 17 Pro and Player

Announcing VMware Workstation 17 Pro and Player

Announcing VMware Workstation 17 Pro and Player

Windows 11, new vTPM, Auto-Start VM at Boot and more After much anticipation, we’re proud to be announcing the general availability of VMware Workstation 17 Pro and Player! Let’s take a quick look at what’s new! Windows 11 Support for Windows 11 Hosts and Guests – Create Windows 11 VMs on Linux and Windows 11 … Continued The post Announcing VMware Workstation 17 Pro and Player appeared first on VMware Workstation Zealot.


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Fusion 13 Pro and Player Are Here!

Fusion 13 Pro and Player Are Here!

Fusion 13 Pro and Player Are Here!

VMware Fusion 13: Now available for Intel and Apple Silicon Macs The time is now! After a long wait, we’re proud to announce the general availability of the VMware Fusion 13 product line: Fusion 13 Pro and Fusion 13 Player, for both Intel as well as the latest Apple Silicon Macs. After years of ongoing … Continued The post Fusion 13 Pro and Player Are Here! appeared first on VMware Fusion Blog.


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Updated findings for passthrough of Intel NUC…

Updated findings for passthrough of Intel NUC Integrated Graphics (iGPU) with ES…

Updated findings for passthrough of Intel NUC…

While searching for drivers for another Intel NUC platform, I saw that Intel had recently published new graphic drivers for Linux including support for their new Intel Arc GPUs. This of course got me curious on wondering whether this would help at all with the issues regarding passthrough […]


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