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Hi everyone and welciome to the latest VMware TAM Newsletter. We are just 1 week away from the most awesome IT event of the year, VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas. I am certainly looking foreward to the event and I hope to see you all there. Please don't forget to discuss VMworld and your plans with your TAM to ensure that you get the best possible experience.

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NEWS AND DEVELOPMENTS FROM VMWARE

VMware Blogs

  • vSpeaking Podcast Episode 55: Automate all the things
    “Rule 1 of building the cloud: ruthlessly automate everything.&#rdquo; -@PGelsinger If you’ve ever considered automating anything in your VMware environment chances are you’ve either read a blog post or even used some sample code from one or both of our guests this week. With VMwor...
  • CloudCred VMworld Hands-On Labs Challenge & Great Echo Giveaway
    The time is drawing near!Join theCloudCredibility.comteam as they partner again with the experts inHands-On Labsto bring you:CloudCred VMworld Hands-On Labs Challenge& Great Echo GiveawayAt the start of each VMworld, in the VMworld Hands-On Labs World at CloudCredibility.com, and in the Hands-On Lab...
  • New VMware Brand Portal
    Register to it now. This Portal replaces the current (One Brand) site and it contains all things VMware brand-related – including templates, guidelines, logos, and brand training. However access is not immediate. After registration you will receive an email with instructions to attend required train...
  • How to Automate Citrix NetScaler Deployment with vRealize Orchestrator
    By: Lora Johnson  For today&#rsquo;s IT teams, the number of end-user requests can be overwhelming — and extremely time consuming. As a result, it turns IT teams into tactical executors instead of strategic stewards for the organization. However, by leveraging vRealize Orchestrator to automate and s...
  • Mobilité internationale : les femmes décident de leur avenir
    Chronique par Henri van der Vaeren VP South Europe, Middle East & Africa at VMwareL&#rsquo;époque est aux changements, vivons là comme une opportunité. Nous sommes bousculés dans nos habitudes? Utilisons cela comme une force qui nous pousse vers l&#rsquo;avant. Mobilisons-nous pour participer à cett...
  • We Want to Meet You at SIGCOMM 2017
    &#rsquo;All knowledge is connected to all other knowledge. The fun is in making the connections.&#rdquo;(Arthur C Aufderheide) Several VMware Research members are headed to the ACM SIGCOMM 2017, the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOMM 2017), which will take place August 21-25, ...
  • Automate IT Sessions at VMworld 2017 Las Vegas
    VMworld 2017 Las Vegasis only one week ahead! August 27-31 is going to be crazy in Las Vegas. The week will hold a lot of exciting news, a great number of new features and a slew of great talks and sessions. We are all geared up for “Automate IT” related events and activities. Here is the list you c...
  • Only in This Session: VMware Cloud Management BU shows off our multi-cloud features
    Spotlight session MGT3137SU: Multi-Cloud is Eating the World. Join the Party!Only in this session will you be able to see in one place, how multiple VMware Cloud Management products (vRealize) can now, or will in the near future, support your multi-cloud use cases!In this spotlight session, Sajai Kr...
  • Intelligent Operations Sessions at VMworld 2017 Las Vegas
    Get excited about VMworld 2017 Las Vegas! With over 500 sessions across all categories, it may be overwhelming to understand which ones can help your organization with an intelligent operations solution – across physical, virtual and cloud environments. I would like to help you highlight the session...
  • Partner Exchange Countdown: Know Before You Go
    The countdown is on to the BIGGEST VMware Partner event of the year.In just 10 days, Partner Exchange will light up Las Vegas. Your Partner Exchange pass gives you access to the Partner Exchange General Session, Business Growth Keynotes, Technical and Sales bootcamps and more. To ensure you make the...

VMware Radius

  • The Evolution of Infrastructure Is Driving Digital Transformation
    It’s an exciting time to be in infrastructure. At least that’s the view of Pere Monclus, vice president and CTO for the Networking and Security Business Unit at VMware. His focus is the future of networking, which, he says, is part of the wave of business innovation rippling across the enterprise. ...
  • The Future of the Digital Workspace Revealed at VMworld 2017
    As VMware expands its business, the footprint of VMworld has grown to accommodate its expanded portfolio of solutions and services, and the increased interest among IT professionals. Nowhere is that more evident than in this year’s expansive line-up of end-user computing (EUC) sessions and the enthu...
  • CRN 2017 Annual Report Card: VMware Recognized for Third Year in a Row
    This week, CRN announced its 2017 Annual Report Card Winners, giving top marks to key vendors and VMware has been named the overall winner in the Desktop & Server Virtualization category.  For the Annual Report Card, solution providers scored vendors in 22 technology categories based on their perfo...

Open Source @VMware

  • Join Alan Renouf to Talk about Open Source, APIs, SDKs & CLIs at VMworld
    Are you interested in open source at VMware, software development kits (SDKs), vSphere PowerCLI or vSphere APIs? Come join Alan Renouf and his colleagues at these top VMworld open source sessions in the U.S. and Europe to learn more from the experts! Alan Renouf is a Senior Product Line Manager at ...
  • The Hillview Open Source Project: Big Data for the 99% of Enterprises
    As its motto says, the Hillview open source project is “big data for the 99% of enterprises.” And with the torrential influx of “things” entering businesses and homes everywhere, toolsets for big data exploration are in high demand. Fortunately for your IT and operations teams, Hillview can handle d...
  • How PostgreSQL Became an Overnight Success 30 Years in the Making
    451Research recently estimated that around 30 percent of technology companies use PostgreSQL for core applications. This object-relational, open source database system for enterprises is known for its power, reliability and scalability. VMware engineers Peter Geoghegan, Kevin Grittner and Michael Pa...

VMware vSphere Blog

  • Become a design partner for VMware Cloud on AWS
    VMworld is right around the corner and the VMware Cloud on AWS User Experience team is looking for design partners at VMworld US and Europe. Not only will you get to have your voice heard and interact with the product team, we even have swag for you. Here is where we need your help: VMware Cloud o...
  • Big Data Technical Breakout Sessions and Related Events at VMworld 2017
    There are many interesting technical breakout sessions and other discussions on virtualizing big data being given at the VMworld events this year. To give you a time-ordered roadmap to all of these sessions, here is the list we have built along with their times and dates of delivery. Check in at the...
  • vCenter Server 6.5 Light Board Videos
    Today we are releasing a new set of Light Board videos in the vSphere 6.5 playlist, all dedicated to helping customers with vCenter Server 6.5 architecture and design. These videos are a bit different from the previous ones we did, since Adam and I decided to have a more conversational approach. We ...

Network Virtualization

  • NSX Sessions for the Geeks at VMworld 2017
    This year at VMworld 2017 we have a great agenda full of highly technical sessions around NSX.  Over the past few years NSX has expanded to meet a variety of use cases as our Content Catalog clearly shows. Based on the project your working on today, check out our recommendations for the best technic...
  • Top 10 Networking and Security Sessions VMworld 2017
    At VMworld 2016, we showed network virtualization has gone mainstream and that NSX is the sure-fire way for you to bring your data center into the future with unparalleled security, speed, and agility. A year on, NSX is taking its show on the road, and its destination is… everywhere. Not satisfied ...
  • NSX-Powered Credit Union Shifts Focus to Speed and Innovation
    Personal banking sure isn’t what it used to be. Thankfully. When is the last time you went to a bank? My trips are so infrequent that I actually enjoy the experience as a change of pace. That’s because normally, I get to transfer money or deposit a check not only online, but from my phone. And thin...

Virtual Blocks

  • vSpeaking Podcast Episode 55: Automate all the things
    “Rule 1 of building the cloud: ruthlessly automate everything.” -@PGelsinger If you’ve ever considered automating anything in your VMware environment chances are you’ve either read a blog post or even used some sample code from one or both of our guests this week. With VMworld just...
  • Key Storage and Availability Activities at VMworld 2017
    Hyper-converged Infrastructure is HOT HOT HOT, and we’ve got the only vSphere-native HCI solution available.  Over 8,000 customers have taken the plunge with vSAN, and VMworld is the perfect place to investigate how vSAN can help you too! From the Storage & Availability team at VMware – We...
  • New vSAN 6.6.1 upgrade guide now available
    With the release of vSAN 6.6.1 or vSphere 6.5 U1 we have put together a new upgrade document to assist you with upgrading to vSAN 6.6.1 from previous releases. The guide  provides prescriptive guidance and clarity on vSAN upgrade steps. it also includes step by step guide for new vSAN and vSphere Up...

VMware Cloud Management

  • How to Automate Citrix NetScaler Deployment with vRealize Orchestrator
    By: Lora Johnson     For today’s IT teams, the number of end-user requests can be overwhelming — and extremely time consuming. As a result, it turns IT teams into tactical executors instead of strategic stewards for the organization. However, by leveraging vRealize Orchestrator to automate and st...
  • Automate IT Sessions at VMworld 2017 Las Vegas
    VMworld 2017 Las Vegas is only one week ahead! August 27-31 is going to be crazy in Las Vegas. The week will hold a lot of exciting news, a great number of new features and a slew of great talks and sessions. We are all geared up for “Automate IT” related events and activities. Here is the list you ...
  • Only in This Session: VMware Cloud Management BU shows off our multi-cloud features
    Spotlight session MGT3137SU: Multi-Cloud is Eating the World. Join the Party! Only in this session will you be able to see in one place, how multiple VMware Cloud Management products (vRealize) can now, or will in the near future, support your multi-cloud use cases! In this spotlight session, Saja...

Cloud Foundation

Cloud-Native Apps

  • The Hands-on Labs & Meet the Expert Roundtables You Can’t Miss at VMworld
    Cloud-Native Applications is set to make quite a splash at this year’s VMworld US conference, taking place Aug. 27-31 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Over the course of these five days, the Cloud-Native Applications Business Unit at VMware will be holding sessions, ...
  • Top Cloud-Native Applications Sessions You Should Attend at VMworld
    Cloud-native technologies are at the heart of digital disruption in every industry. The need to embrace cloud-native practices has never been more immediate. VMworld 2017 is just around the corner, and we have a comprehensive lineup of sessions tailored to address this expansive topic. In this post,...
  • How the Docker-experience Inspired vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC)
    The old adage, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” did not apply to VMware when it came to developing vSphere Integrated Containers (VIC). Rather, we took the concept of something that was working in spades and created a product with even more functionality. Docker, an open platform for developers a...

VMware End-User Computing Blog

  • VMware OS Optimization Tool – New App Volumes Packaging Machine Template
    The VMware OS Optimization Tool is a VMware Fling that helps optimize Windows 7/8/2008/2012/10 systems for use with VMware . The optimization tool includes customizable templates to enable or disable Windows system services and features, per VMware recommendations and best practices, across multiple...
  • VMware Workspace ONE Makes Constellation ShortList for Cloud Identity Management
    For the second year in a row, VMware Workspace ONE has been included in the Constellation ShortList for Cloud Identity Management. We’re proud to accept the award! It highlights our ability to deliver the advanced identity and mobility features early-adopter organizations need to delight end users a...
  • Delivering a Seamless Digital Workspace Experience with Horizon Cloud
    VMware Workspace ONE integrates with VMware Horizon Cloud to provide a simple and secure enterprise platform that allows end users to access their applications, data and services from any device, anywhere. Both platforms were built to integrate with each other, which provides a single user interface...

AirWatch Blog

  • The PCLM Revolution Will Not Be Televised. See It Live at VMworld
    By any measure, VMware AirWatch is the market leader in the enterprise mobility market. To wit, read the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), as well as the recent IDC EMM market share report for 2015. With the largest investments in R&D, the AirWatch team continues ...
  • Q&A: What CISOs Can Do About Mobile Security Threats
    The digital world’s fast becoming a pretty dangerous place. If you think about things like malicious networks, malware and vulnerabilities, digital threats pose a dire risk to a company’s data if the mobile devices are not properly secured. Last week, I reached out to Brian Duckering, head of produc...
  • VMworld Industry Workshops Expand Popular AirWatch Connect Days
    If you’re attending VMworld in Las Vegas, register for a free, pre-conference industry workshop on Aug. 27. Building on the successful format of our VMware AirWatch Connect Industry Days, experts in financial services (#IND6502U), healthcare (#IND6501U), public sector (#IND6500U) or retail (#IND6503...

The Support Insider

  • New KB articles published for week ending 12th August 2017
    VMware App Volumes AppVolumes and Multi Domains and Trusts Date Published: 2017/08/06 AppVolumes Assignment using Domain Local Groups and Multi-Domain Date Published: 2017/08/06 VMware ESXi ScratchConfig.CurrentScratchLocation is set to /scratch after upgrading to ESXi 6.x Date Published:2017/08/08 ...
  • New KB articles published for week ending 5th August 2017
    VMware vCenter Server 2400 second timeout error during VM deployment while Storage DRS is enabled Date Published: 2017/08/02 EAM fails to complete VIB operation due to failed VIB payload publish Date Published: 2017/07/31 OVF deployment fails after upgrading to vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 U1 Date P...
  • Top NSX product articles for July 2017
    Troubleshooting vShield Endpoint / NSX Guest Introspection Troubleshooting vSphere ESX Agent Manager (EAM) with NSX Best Practices for upgrading NSX for vSphere Guest Introspection USVM reports disk is full Windows VM with NSX Network Introspection driver lose TCP connectivity Troubleshooting NSX f...
  • Top vSAN product articles for July 2017
    Component metadata health check fails with invalid state error Requirements and considerations for the deployment of VMware vSAN vSAN Health Service vSAN HCL Health Controller Driver Best practices for vSAN implementations using Dell PERC H730 or FD332-PERC storage controllers vSAN proactive rebala...
  • Top vSphere product articles for July 2017
    Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi /storage/log directory is full in vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Collecting diagnostic information for VMware products Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.x and 6.x Determining Network/Storage firmware and driver version i...

 

EXTERNAL NEWS FROM 3RD PARTY BLOGGERS virtuallyGhetto

  • Thank you for voting! (Top vBlog 2017)
    I had been in meetings all day today and I had noticed my Twitter notifications was going nuts. It was only until my last meeting of the day, which was with Emad, did I learn what was going on. I had no idea the Top vBlog 2017 results were being announced today and when Emad broke […]...
  • vSphere Client Login UI customizations do not persist in VCSA 6.5 Update 1
    The much anticipated release of vSphere 6.5 Update 1 just GA'ed late last week and like many in the community, I also went ahead and upgraded my home lab to this latest release. vSphere 6.5 Update 1 contains a ton of fixes as well as several new capabilities which you can read all about in the [R...
  • PowerCLI script to help correlate vCenter, ESXi & vSAN build/versions w/o manual VMware KB lookup
    I can still remember when I was a VI Admin and how annoying it was to try to correlate the build numbers for my ESX(i) hosts and vCenter Servers that I have deployed with the versions listed on VMware's website. This especially gets challenging when there are multiple patch releases (a, b, c or 01, ...
  • AHCI (vmw_ahci) performance issue resolved in ESXi 6.5 Update 1
    For customers who had SATA controllers that consumed the VMware Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) driver found that after upgrading to ESXi 6.5, the disk performance for those devices were significantly impacted. Basic operations such as cloning or uploading an OVF/OVA would literally double...
  • Quick Tip - Locating SRM Placeholder VMs using the vSphere API
    I had received a question the other day from a reader where they were trying to distinguish between the running VM and its placeholder VM due to their use of VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM). Since the VM name is exactly the same in both vCenter Servers, it was not clear how to identify between th...

ESX Virtualization

  • StarWind Virtual SAN 2-Node Tips and Requirements
    StarWind Virtual SAN can be installed in many different scenarios, for different purposes. The most “basic” infrastructure which is highly available (HA) (has redundancy) is an infrastructure with just two nodes, with local storage. Compared to VMware vSAN which needs a third node to host a vSAN Wit...
  • What Is VMware Identity Manager?
    Today we will explain to our audience What Is VMware Identity Manager. One might think that it is a new VMware product, but no, it’s just re-named VMware Workspace Portal. VMware Identity Manager has two editions. Standard and Advanced. VMware Identity Manager Advanced Edition includes AirWatch devi...
  • How to restore Individual File for VMware Mirage Client system
    VMware Mirage Guide is heading to the end. We have successfully installed VMware Mirage cluster with two management servers, one SQL server, one Mirage server, and configured the whole solution. Then we have done few posts concerning the management of the base layers, app layers, and endpoints. The ...
  • What is iSER And Why You Should Care?
    This post will give us some insights on iSER technology which accelerates workloads by using iSCSI extensions for RDMA. the iSER extension has the lowest latency and lowest CPU utilization. It is stable and saves advantages of the iSCSI protocol like security and high availability. The main differen...

CormacHogan.com

  • A change to sub-blocks on VMFS-6
    Something that I only just recently noticed is that we have made a change to the sub-blocks structure on VMFS-6, compared to VMFS-5. Sub-blocks are small allocations on a VMFS volume, and they are used to back small files. They were introduced as a space-saving measure to prevent using a full file b...
  • VMFS-6 Large and Small File Blocks – what are they?
    When vSphere 6.5 released towards the end of 2016, it introduced a brand new version of VMFS, VMFS-6. VMFS probably needs little in the way of introduction at this stage, it being VMware’s flagship filesystem for over 10 years at this point. There is an older VMFS whitepaper available here if you ar...
  • View 7.1 and vSAN 6.6.1 interop – nice fix
    Last week, I was rolling out Horizon View v7.1 on my new vSAN 6.6.1 all-flash configuration in the lab. Now, one of the pet peeves a few of us have had with this configuration was that a warning was always reported around read cache reservations on all-flash vSAN. Of course, read cache is irrelevant...
  • Deploying a new HyTrust KMS on vSphere 6.5
    Many regular readers will be aware of new encryption features added recently to VMware’s portfolio, such as vSAN  data-at-reset encryption and vSphere VM encryption in vSphere 6.5. I had to return to a configuration task that I hadn’t done in a while, which was the deployment of a new Key Management...
  • Some nice new features in vSAN 6.6.1
    For those of you who may have missed it, vSphere 6.5U1 was released very recently. This new release of vSphere also brought along a new release of vSAN, version 6.6.1. Included in this release are a few really nice features that did not make it into the major 6.6 release of vSAN that we had earlier ...

Scott's Weblog

  • Information on the Recent Site Migration
    Earlier this week, I completed the migration of this site to an entirely new platform, marking the third or fourth platform migration for this site in its 12-year history. Prior to the migration, the site was generated using Jekyll and GitHub Pages following a previous migration in late 2014. Prior ...

Welcome to vSphere-land!

  • Top 20 Sessions you must see at VMworld 2017
    I’ve looked through the whole VMworld Content Catalog and picked out my top 20 sessions that I feel are worth seeing and I thought I would share it with you. A few disclaimers though: There is no way you are going to be able to see 20 sessions at VMworld, so pick the ones you … Continue...
  • Top 10 Companies that “GET” the whole VMware Community thing
    Made up of tens of thousands of users and partners, the VMware community is a huge, vibrant and hyper-active ecosystem and an incredible resource to learn from and engage with. I’d go as far to say that VMware has built a community like no other tech vendor ever has and it continues to grow an...
  • Cost of VMworld party bands 2017 edition
    I did a post a few years ago that detailed the bands that have played at the VMworld party every year with an analysis of how much it would cost to hire those bands. I thought I would do an update to that and include the bands for VMworld 2016 & 2017. If you have … Continue reading »...
  • vLaunchPad updated with Top vBlog results
    My vLaunchPad were I maintain the huge list of blogs and websites in the VMware universe is now completely up to date following the results of Top vBlog 2017. I moved a few of the prior top 10 blogs that did not participate this year to the top of the other blog list and highlighted … Continu...
  • Get your party on at VMworld
    VMworld is a great time to soak in everything you can possibly learn about virtualization from all the many sessions, booths and experts attending the show. It can literally be information overload and at the end of a long day you probably feel a bit mentally exhausted from it all. So what better wa...

Virtual Geek

  • VMworld 2017: VMware, Dell EMC (and our competitors)get ready to RUMBLE.
    It’s that time of year again, VMworld is around the corner (August 28-31).   This will be my 11th VMworld.   I’ve seen great ones, moderate ones – but never a lame one.   Yes, the vibe has changed over the years – but hey, maybe it’s that I’m getting older :-) It’s funny to think about it – ...
  • Composable Infra, SDI, RSA WTH is all this stuff and whats the direction?
    I often get asked “what does the future of the datacenter look like?” and often in the context of some buzzwords like “composability”, “software defined infrastructure” (SDI), Rack-Scale Architecture (RSA).   These are real ideas, if less than real “things”.   It’s also often asked around “what com...
  • Making 2 go to 1: Choosing simplification in Vblock/VxBlock.
    With Cisco Live! next week in Las Vegas (June 25-29th) it’s a good time to provide a quick, but important update on what we’re doing around CI.    Our Dell EMC team will be there in force – and for all of us, I hope it cools down :-) Now, on to the topic of the post.   I deeply, personally believe...
  • Dell EMC World 2017: ScaleIO 3.0!
    I want you, dear reader, to stop and pay close attention.  I’ve said it before, I will say it again: SDS and HCI architectural approaches are now ready for the majority of x86 workloads.   There is a sustained space for external purpose built storage platforms (think SAN, NAS, Object applia...

Eric Sloof - NTPRO.NL

  • Performance of Storage Policy-Based Management in VMware vCenter Server 6.5
    Storage Policy-Based Management (SPBM) is a storage policy framework that helps administrators match virtual machine workload requirements against storage capabilities. SPBM runs as an independent service in the vCenter Server. This paper covers SPBM performance and is divided into two sectio...
  • Building an App in Xojo that talks to the vSphere 6.5 REST API
    For many years, I was a big fan of Asymetrix Toolbook and Visual Basic. I won’s say I’m an experienced programmer but I knew my way around (remember the vmClient). Since Visual Basic doesn’t run on a Mac, I did some research and have found a good cross platform alternative called Xojo, it’s ...
  • Enable RabbitMQ management on vRealize Automation
    This video explains how to enable the RabbitMQ management interface on the vRealize Automation Appliance and shows how to subscribe to a queue from Orchestrator.  umask 007; rabbitmq-plugins enable rabbitmq_management  rabbitmqctl add_user esloof VMware1!  rabbitmqctl set_permissions -p / es...
  • Reviewer's Guide for On-Premises VMware Identity Manager
    The Reviewer’s Guide for On-Premises VMware Identity Manager explores VMware Identity Manager and introduces its benefits, key features, architecture, and components. This guide describes the main features and bene ts of VMware Identity Manager, individual components, and interoperability. Th...

Virten.net

  • VCSA 6.5 Broken Filesystem - "Welcome to Emergency Mode"
    Today I managed to crash the storage used in my home lab. After fixing the FreeNAS box, my vCenter Server Appliance (Version 6.5 Update 1) refused to boot and after opening the console, it welcomed me with the following error …Read more »...
  • What's inside VMware vSphere 6.5 Update 1
    VMware has just released vSphere 6.5 Update 1 including the following producs: VMware vCenter Server 6.5 U1 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 6.5 U1 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware vSphere Replication 6.5.1 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware Tools 10.1.10 [Release Notes] [...
  • vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 6 - Troubleshooting
    vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 1 - Basic Configuration Part 2 - Cluster-Administration Part 3 - Object Management Part 4 - Cluster Health Part 5 - Performance Service Part 6 - Troubleshooting The "vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide" series explains how to …Read more »...
  • vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 5 - Performance Service
    vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 1 - Basic Configuration Part 2 - Cluster-Administration Part 3 - Object Management Part 4 - Cluster Health Part 5 - Performance Service Part 6 - Troubleshooting The "vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide" series explains how to …Read more »...
  • vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 4 - Cluster Health
    vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 1 - Basic Configuration Part 2 - Cluster-Administration Part 3 - Object Management Part 4 - Cluster Health Part 5 - Performance Service Part 6 - Troubleshooting The "vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide" series explains how to …Read more »...

vInfrastructure Blog

  • VMware vExpert vSAN 2017
    One year ago, VMware has started new vExpert (sub)programs on different technologies. One was the vExpert vSAN. I was honored to part of the first list. Now the list for 2017 vExperts who received the vSAN award has been published. The program is build upon the vExpert program. To apply you must be ...
  • VMware vExpert NSX 2017
    One year ago, VMware has started new vExpert (sub)programs on different technologies. One was the vExpert NSX and I was honored to part of the first list. Now the list for 2017 vExperts who received the NSX award has been published. The program is build upon the vExpert program. To apply you must be...
  • Top virtualization blog 2017 results
    Also this year the results of the annual contest Voting for the top VMware & virtualization blogs are out on vSphere-land web site, after the usual live show where the top 25 were announced. This content has become a big reference for all virtualization blogger (it’s not necessary a classificati...
  • Ravello as a foundation for Oracle Cloud
    In the past, I’ve wrote about Ravello System and it’s unique solution (Smart Labs) that permit self-contained capsules to run your VMware/KVM development, test, training and demo environments in the cloud without migration. Also if the company has been acquired by Oracle (my guess was th...
  • ESXi Networking – Disable IPv6?
    Several people are disabling IPv6 support in ESXi for different reasons: because of the minimum privilege principle (if you are not using a service, why you have to keep it enabled?) or simple because they don’t want any IPv6 address in the network. On Linux and Windows systems is become very ...

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