Updated release for download: VMware vRealize Automation 7.3

Today, VMware has send out an information to all vRA customers about an updated and bugfixed release of vRealize Automation 7.3: Dear Customer You are receiving this email because our records indicate that you have downloaded the vRealize Automation 7.3 release. Due to some issues with the upgrade process discovered after the release of this version, we have made a new vRealize Automation 7.3 package available for download from My VMware. Please take the appropriate step below to ensure Read more [...]

Cross-VC NSX for Multi-site Solutions

The Cross-VC NSX feature introduced in VMware NSX 6.2, allows for NSX logical networking and security support across multiple vCenters. Logical switches (LS), distributed logical routers (DLR) and distributed firewall (DFW) can now be deployed across multiple vCenter domains. These Cross-VC NSX objects are called Universal objects. The universal objects are similar to distributed logical switches, routers, and firewall except they have global or universal scope, meaning they can span multiple vCenter Read more [...]

vSphere HTML5 Web Client Fling – Getting Started

VMware announced the first step towards making a HTML5 Web Client a reality, the vSphere HTML5 Web Client Fling. This first release of the Fling will focus primarily on VM management, with more updates coming.  Here is a list of the features and operations available in this first release: VM power operations VM Edit Settings (simple CPU, Memory, Disk changes) VM Console VM and Host Summary pages VM Migration (only to a Host) Clone to Template/ VM Create VM on a Host (limited) Additional Read more [...]

VMware announces vRealize Log Insight 3.3

Log Insight is a log aggregation, management and analisys tool, that VMware first introduced in 2013 and now is fiercely competing against Splunk. Today the company announced Log Insight 3.3 that will be released shortly. Among the new capabilities you can find: Multiple VIPs with Tags that now allow to tag incoming traffic Webhooks sent by both system and user alerts Enhanced vSphere Integration which mainly covers new tagging capabilities for vCenter Servers and ESXi hosts Additional OVF Read more [...]

VMware Horizon 7: Your High Performance, Ultra-Secure, Throwaway Laptop Is Waiting For You

By Tony Paikeday, senior product line manager, End-User Computing, VMware Don’t you love it when your brand new laptop finally arrives – pristine, unspoiled by corrupted registry, malware, or app bloat.  It just hums along perfectly, lightning fast, super responsive, snappy graphics.  All your apps are there, everything customized just the way you like it.  You’re in that state of computing bliss, silently judging your peers with their old clunky machines, staring at an hourglass. Fast Read more [...]

Release: VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.2

VMware vRealize Operations Manager 6.2 Release Notes | 28 Jan 2016 | Build 3445568 What's New? vRealize Operations Manager 6.2 is the latest release of the VMware integrated vRealize Operations Suite. Updates cover all major areas of the product including installation, configuration, licensing, alerting, dashboards, reports, and policies. This release introduces the following enhancements. Enhanced Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Integration vRealize Operations now offers enhanced integration Read more [...]

New paper on Virtualizing SAP on vSphere on All Flash Storage

SAP HANA is the preferred database for all future SAP applications. Columnar databases and the in memory capabilities of SAP HANA make it an excellent platform for all SAP applications. Virtualized SAP HANA (SAP HANA) provides significant advantages over Physical HANA implementations by providing flexibility and agility in operating a HANA environment SAP HANA environments have a large memory footprint with the majority of data in memory. The changes to the memory are constantly being replicated Read more [...]

Release: VMware vRealize Automation 7 and VMware vRealize Business Standard 7

Last week VMware finally completed the first major update of VMware vRealize Suite, its well known cloud management solution, releasing in GA both vRealize Automation 7 and vRealize Business Standard 7. vRealize Suite has always been accused to be VMware-centric only, and these new releases, including VMware vRealize Operations 6.1 and VMware vRealize Log Insight 3, don’t bring any particular change to this behaviour. In fact Amazon AWS remains the only major Infrastructure as a Service Read more [...]

VMware Update Manager Depot (vibsdepot) of HP changed to new URL

HP has changed the vibsdepot URL to the new hpe.com Domain.

Effect: If you don´t change the URL to the new one, VMware Update Manager will get troubles downloading patches from the HP repository.

 

The new URL is: http://vibsdepot.hpe.com/index.xml (all downloads) and http://vibsdepot.hpe.com/index-drv.xml (drivers only)