Month: October 2015

ALERT: VMware ESXi 6.0U1 on HP GEN9 Servers fails to detect local disks

ALERT: VMware ESXi 6.0U1 on HP GEN9 Servers fails to detect local disks

VMware and HP has published a KB/Advisory about HP GEN9 Systems running on ESXi 6.0U1. After upgrading to ESXi 6.0 UPDATE1 the host cannot detect local disks anymore. KB: kb.vmware.com/kb/2120539   You can workaround this issue with a manual driver downgrade. HP will release a fixed driver asap. I will inform you.  

RELEASE: ESXi 5.5 UPDATE3 “Snapshot Bug” Patch (Build 3116895)

RELEASE: ESXi 5.5 UPDATE3 “Snapshot Bug” Patch (Build 3116895)

VMware released a patch for ESXi 5.5U3: Product: VMware ESXi 5.5 Release date: October 6, 2015 Patch: ESXi550-201510001 Build: 3116895 Links: KB2133824 | Download The patch resolves the Snapshots Bug in ESXi 5.5 UPDATE 3 that has been documented by VMware in KB: KB2133118 The ESXi Installable has also been replaced with ESXi 5.5 Update 3a (ESXi 5.5 Update 3 is gone): VMware ESXi 5.5.0 Update 3a [Release Notes] [Download] Read more […]

VMware announcements from its annual VMworld US conference

VMware announcements from its annual VMworld US conference

During its annual VMworld conference held between August 30 and September 3 in San Fransicso VMware made several announcements. During the keynote on Monday several data center related announcements and on Tuesday announcements related to the topic End User Computing were made. This posts summarizes the announcements, providing links to more information where applicable. The datacenter related announcements are: VMware EVO SDDC VMware EVO SDDC is the new name for what was initially EVO:RAIL or Read more […]

Release: VMware Workstation 12 Pro, Player 12, Fusion 8 and Fusion Pro 8

Release: VMware Workstation 12 Pro, Player 12, Fusion 8 and Fusion Pro 8

VMware today released version 12 of its type-2 client hypervisor products for Microsoft Windows: Workstation Pro and Player and version 8 of its client hypervisor products for Mac OSX: Fusion. All products mainly add support for running Windows 10. Player (formerly Player Pro) is able to run VM’s only and can be used for personal use in an unlicensed way or licensed when used for business commercial use. Workstation provides the full functionality of the product. (see this page for a comparison Read more […]