New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0010

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0010

This post was originally published on this site —— This is a critical security advisory from VMware (VMSA) — Today VMware has released the following new security advisory: “VMSA-2018-0010 – Horizon DaaS update addresses a broken authentication issue” This documents the remediation of a moderate severity issue (CVE-2018-6960) in VMware Horizon DaaS that may allow an attacker to bypass two-factor authentication. In order to exploit this issue, an attacker must have a legitimate account on Horizon DaaS. All VMware Horizon DaaS 7.x versions are affected. This issue has been addressed in VMware Read more […]

Workspace ONE Spring Highlights: Here is What You Missed

Workspace ONE Spring Highlights: Here is What You Missed

This post was originally published on this site —We have made it out of winter and into springtime. Spring generally means new beginnings – new things being born and regrowth. Spring is also a time of new things for us over at EUC. Many of you have seen the news on our launch of the new Workspace ONE Intelligence-Driven Digital Workspace. In addition to our announcements last month, I’d like to cover in more detail some of the newest features and product offerings our customers have available to them as a part of the Workspace ONE platform Read more […]

Real-time Capacity Management in vRealize Operations 6.7

Real-time Capacity Management in vRealize Operations 6.7

This post was originally published on this site —With the release of vRealize Operations 6.7 there are some fundamental changes to the way we look at capacity management. These came about because customers are more and more looking at real-time capacity management to deal with what is happening now. That is not to say that what we plan for in the future is less important, but customers have a strong desire to understand and answer some simple questions: How much capacity do I have currently? How many VMs can I fit in that remaining capacity? Based Read more […]

Two-Factor Authentication with VMware NSX-T

Two-Factor Authentication with VMware NSX-T

This post was originally published on this site —In a previous post, I covered how to integrate NSX-T with VMware Identity Manager (vIDM) to achieve remote user authentication and role-based access control (RBAC) for users registered with a corporate Active Directory (AD) http://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/2017/11/remote-user-auth…-rbac-with-nsx-t.html/   On this post, I’m showing how add two-factor authentication (2FA) for NSX-T administrators/operators on top of that existing integration. Two-factor authentication Read more […]

Addressing Meltdown/Spectre in VMmark

Addressing Meltdown/Spectre in VMmark

This post was originally published on this site —The recently described Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities have implications throughout the tech industry, and the VMmark virtualization benchmark is no exception. In deciding how to approach the issue, the VMmark team’s goal was to address the impact of the these vulnerabilities while maintaining the value and integrity of the benchmark. Applying the full set of currently available Meltdown/Spectre mitigations is likely to have a significant impact on VMmark scores. Because the mitigations are Read more […]

Introducing vSphere 6.7 for Enterprise Applications

Introducing vSphere 6.7 for Enterprise Applications

This post was originally published on this site —vSphere 6.7 introduces new storage and networking features which have a major impact on the performance of enterprise applications – these include support for Persistent Memory (PMEM) and enhanced support for Remote Directory Memory Access (RDMA). Persistent Memory With vSphere Persistent Memory, customers using supported hardware servers, can get the benefits of ultra-high-speed storage at a price point closer to DRAM-like speeds at flash-like prices. The following diagram shows the convergence Read more […]

Introducing vSphere with Operations Management 6.7

Introducing vSphere with Operations Management 6.7

This post was originally published on this site —It’s the time again, release time! vSphere with Operations Management 6.7 has some fantastic additions in store. From a new plugin for the vSphere Client, to new dashboards, to a brand-new capacity engine, this is the version to upgrade to! Let’s take a bit of a deeper dive into what’s being included in the release of vSphere with Operations Management 6.7. vSphere Client Plugin One of the most exciting parts of this 6.7 release is in the form of a new plugin for the vSphere Client. Read more […]

Introducing Developer and Automation Interfaces for vSphere 6.7

Introducing Developer and Automation Interfaces for vSphere 6.7

This post was originally published on this site —vSphere 6.7 is here! There are a ton of updates and improvements to comb through. However, the ones that I’m most excited about are on the developer and automation side. As part of the vSphere 6.5 release, we announced a new set of RESTful based APIs. These new APIs were completely re-written so they could be easier to use and made available in a more modern standard. The amount of interest and usage has been incredible thus far! With vSphere 6.7, we are continuing to add functionality to those Read more […]

Introducing Faster Lifecycle Management Operations in VMware vSphere 6.7

Introducing Faster Lifecycle Management Operations in VMware vSphere 6.7

This post was originally published on this site —VMware vSphere 6.7 includes several improvements that accelerate the host lifecycle management experience to save administrators valuable time. New vSphere Update Manager Interface For starters, this release of vSphere includes a brand-new Update Manager interface that is part of the HTML5 Web Client. Update Manager in vSphere 6.7 keeps VMware ESXi 6.0 to 6.7 hosts reliable and secure by making it easy for administrators to deploy the latest patches and security fixes. And when the time comes to Read more […]