VMware has released vCenter 6.5.0e. See releasenotes for details.
Download full patch ISO to update.
It is a standard procedure to generate a support bundle after any changes on your DataCore SANSymphony-Cluster. Usually you’d click the Cluster Object in the Datacore-Console and select “upload support bundle”. You just enter the customer’s name, an incident ID and select your choice of Mini-, Standard- or Full-Bundle. The collection will be initiated on both hosts simultaneously. Files will be archived as ZIP and (if there’s an internet connection) uploaded to DataCore Support.
Sometimes it might not be possible to collect bundles from both servers or you may not want to trigger a log-collection on both hosts simultaneously. Continue reading “Generate DataCore Support-Bundle by CLI”
In recent discussions on why should one use a compliance and security scanner for vSphere I more than once heard a straight opinion: Why should we pay another tool. We have VUM already and just keep our vSphere cluster(s) up to date.
This opinion neglects several crucial facts about vSphere as well as any other software: Not every bug is patched once found right away. Sometimes known vulnerabilities linger for months until they are patched. In addition, some of the problems just cannot be solved by the software provider, VMware in this case.
Let me use two examples to point that out. Continue reading “Why patching your vSphere infrastructure is just not enough”
Everybody will agree on power outages too happen more likely due to more and more decentralized sustainable energy sources being used.
Therefore, UPS systems have been and will be a mandatory detail in every virtual infrastructure. Continue reading “UPS problem finally solved for vSphere”