Lesson Learnt While Working With SSL Certificates

Lesson Learnt While Working With SSL Certificates

Lesson Learnt While Working With SSL Certificates

From last 2 days I was working on using signed certificates for my vSphere lab and was determined to replace my self-signed certificate with signed certificate generated by my CA server. I have written a blog post on how to … Continue reading →


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Fusion 8.0.2 now available

Fusion 8.0.2 now available

Fusion 8.0.2 now available

Today we have released an important update to Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Pro, bringing our current version to 8.0.2. All users on Fusion 8 or Fusion 8 Pro will receive notification that a free update is available through the app, but here’s the download link in case you haven’t got the notification yet: Direct Download This release […] The post Fusion 8.0.2 now available appeared first on VMware Fusion Blog .


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Workstation Pro and Workstation Player updates…

Workstation Pro and Workstation Player updates released

Workstation Pro and Workstation Player updates…

Updates to VMware Workstation 12 Pro and Workstation 12 Player are now available All users on Workstation 12 Pro and Workstation 12 Player users will receive a notification that a free update to version 12.0.1 is available through the app. The update is mainly focused on minor bug fixes, with an important update for users deploying Windows Server 2016 […] The post Workstation Pro and Workstation Player updates released appeared first on VMware Workstation Zealot .


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If you are interested when the #vExpert…

If you are interested when the #vExpert applications open visit https://t.co/XiVWBbha7o Current vExperts do not need to do this.

If you are interested when the #vExpert…

If you are interested when the #vExpert applications open visit https://t.co/XiVWBbha7o Current vExperts do not need to do this.


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Update SRM 5.8.0.1 to 5.8.1 ASAP if you use…

Update SRM 5.8.0.1 to 5.8.1 ASAP if you use linked mode

Update SRM 5.8.0.1 to 5.8.1 ASAP if you use…

VMware have not shouted about this one as much as they should have, given the potential gravity of the situation. If you use linked mode to connect multiple sites and have SRM 5.8.0.1 installed, then you will not be able to run an SRM recovery when you have the sites disconnected. As in, when you are experiencing a disaster which you want to recover from as quickly and painlessly as possible, as in, precisely what you purchased SRM for in the first place, you’re out of luck. So, if you are…Read More


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1000 VM per rack is the new minimum

1000 VM per rack is the new minimum

1000 VM per rack is the new minimum

The purpose of the above article is to drive a point that you need to look at the entire SDDC, and not just a component (e.g. Compute, Storage, Network, Security, Management). Once you look at the whole SDDC infrastructure in its entirety, you maybe surprised that everything fits into just 1-2 rack! The purpose is […] The post 1000 VM per rack is the new minimum appeared first on virtual red dot.


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What’s New with VMware Horizon 6.2, Part 3

What’s New with VMware Horizon 6.2, Part 3

What’s New with VMware Horizon 6.2, Part 3

By Matt Coppinger, Director, End-User-Computing Technical Marketing and Enablement, VMware In our last blog post, What’s New with VMware Horizon 6 version 6.2, Part 2, we continued to look at some of the new features in Horizon 6.2, specifically VMware Access Point and the new Microsoft RDSH load-balancing feature for Horizon 6 hosted applications. In […] The post What’s New with VMware Horizon 6.2, Part 3 appeared first on VMware End-User Computing Blog.


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Getting started with vRealize Log Insight

Getting started with vRealize Log Insight

Getting started with vRealize Log Insight

VMware has a lot of tools these days. From the tools for virtualization all kinds of workloads to managing all that in an automated manner.In that last category VMware also has a tool called vRealize Log Insight. vRealize Log Insight, together with vRealize Operations gives you everything you need to monitor and troubleshoot your environment. I think that Log Insight is one of the most undervalued tools in a VMware environment. Every other week I am going to post something about Log Insight,…Read More


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What is vCenter Server Watchdog?

What is vCenter Server Watchdog?

What is vCenter Server Watchdog?

If you’ve done any research into the high-availability options available for vCenter Server 6.0, hopefully you have had a chance to read the VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Availability Guide written in collaboration with Technical Marketing and Global Support Services as well as KB 1024051. And you might have noticed particular sections that refer to the vCenter Server Watchdog. […] The post What is vCenter Server Watchdog? appeared first on VMware vSphere Blog .


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VDI on VSAN Upgrade – Part 3: Host Upgrade via…

VDI on VSAN Upgrade – Part 3: Host Upgrade via Web Client

VDI on VSAN Upgrade – Part 3: Host Upgrade via…

This week I am continuing where I left off in my VDI on VSAN upgrade. Last time I had patched the VUM server ready for the next part of the process which is updating the hosts! Nothing too detailed in this one and most vSphere admins will have seen this done many times. However, since […] The post VDI on VSAN Upgrade – Part 3: Host Upgrade via Web Client appeared first on vRyan.co.uk – Virtualization Blog.


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Setup SSL Certificate For vSphere…

Setup SSL Certificate For vSphere Lab-Part-4-Creating and Replacing vSphere SSL Certificates

Setup SSL Certificate For vSphere…

You have observed that whenever you connect to vCenter Server using vSphere Client or connect via web-client you receive a warning that the certificate presented is not trusted and bla bla bla. For lab environments or small environments Self-Signed certificates … Continue reading →


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Microsoft’s About To Become More Aggressive…

Microsoft’s About To Become More Aggressive With Windows 10 Upgrades

Microsoft’s About To Become More Aggressive…

Microsoft has announced that, starting next year, they will begin pushing Windows 10 upgrades more aggressively through Windows Update. The post Microsoft’s About To Become More Aggressive With Windows 10 Upgrades appeared first on Petri.


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How long are Virtual Machines stunned for…

How long are Virtual Machines stunned for Snapshots and vMotion?

How long are Virtual Machines stunned for…

I’ve read this excellent article byCormac Hogan explaining why and when a Virtual Machine receives a “stun”. This post is a follow-up explaining how you can determine the duration of a Virtual Machinestun on the most common vSphere functions: Create … Read more »


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vSphere Web Client and Google Chrome

vSphere Web Client and Google Chrome

vSphere Web Client and Google Chrome

Veeam has released Update 3 for Veeam Backup & Replication, this updates gives support for Windows 10 Guest, and for installation of Veeam Components. This also fixes the SSLv3 problem with vSphere 6.0 Update 1. The release notes can be found here: http://www.veeam.com/kb2068


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