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Powershell Core 6.0 Released

Powershell Core 6.0 Released

This post was originally published on this site —It’s an exciting time for infrastructure automation! PowerShell Core 6.0 enables us to use the same amazing automation framework on Mac and Linux, opening the door for many more automation opportunities in your infrastructure. I want to personally congratulate everyone at Microsoft and the PowerShell community that made this dream a reality. The amount of effort that went into this was truly amazing and we’re excited to be a part of it! For over ten years, the PowerCLI team has been iterating Read more […]

vSphere 6.5 DRS and Memory Balancing in Non-Overcommitted Clusters

vSphere 6.5 DRS and Memory Balancing in Non-Overcommitted Clusters

This post was originally published on this site —DRS is over a decade old and is still going strong. DRS is aligned with the premise of virtualization, resource sharing and overcommitment of resources. DRS goal is to provide compute resources to the active workload to improve workload consolidation on a minimal compute footprint. However, virtualization surpassed the original principle of workload consolidation to provide unprecedented workload mobility and availability. With this change of focus, many customers do not overcommit on memory. A lot Read more […]

[Video] 5 Demos of the New VMware Horizon Client for iOS 4.7

[Video] 5 Demos of the New VMware Horizon Client for iOS 4.7

This post was originally published on this site —Sure, your mother says she loves all her children equally. But really, she loves each of you best for short periods of time. That’s how I feel about the VMware Horizon Clients. Today, with the 4.7 release, I particularly love the iOS client. The Horizon Client for iOS 4.7 takes advantage of the drag-and-drop capabilities built into iOS 11. Just look how easy it is to copy and paste text between your Windows desktop and an iOS app. You can also easily add a new server by dragging the URL to Read more […]

NSX-T: OpenAPI and SDKs

NSX-T: OpenAPI and SDKs

This post was originally published on this site —Nowadays everything is about automation. Organizations are moving away from the traditional static infrastructure to full automation and here the need of NSX is significant. There are many use-cases for NSX, but the common in all of them is that they all need to be automated. VMware is investing heavenly for different tools to ease the automation aspect of NSX but in order to take full advantage of it one need to understand what happens under the hood. It is also important if someone wants to build Read more […]

NSX-T: Routing where you need it (Part 2, North-South Routing)

NSX-T: Routing where you need it (Part 2, North-South Routing)

This post was originally published on this site —In the first part of this blog series, NSX-T: Routing where you need it (Part 1), I discussed how E-W routing is completely distributed on NSX-T and how routing is done by the Distributed Router (DR) running as a kernel module in each hypervisor.  In this post, I will explain how N-S routing is done in NSX-T and we will also look at the ECMP topologies. This N-S routing is provided by the centralized component of logical router, also known as Service Router. Before we get into the N-S routing Read more […]

[Live Demo] Managing Windows 10 Security & Compliance With VMware Workspace ONE

[Live Demo] Managing Windows 10 Security & Compliance With VMware Workspace ONE

This post was originally published on this site —Discover a new, more efficient approach to Windows lifecycle management across any use case. During this live VMware Hands-on Lab (HOL), see how VMware AirWatch offers real-time, automated security and compliance for Windows 10 management. During this HOL, you’ll learn the basics of enrolling and configuring a Windows 10 device using the integrated VMware Workspace ONE platform, powered by AirWatch unified endpoint management technology, for compliance and data loss prevention, including: Configuring Read more […]

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0005

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0005

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-2018-0005 – VMware Workstation, and Fusion updates resolve use-after-free and integer-overflow vulnerabilities” This documents the remediation of Critical and Important severity issues (CVE-2017-4949, and CVE-2017-4950). Issues (a) CVE-2017-4949 is a use-after-free vulnerability in VMware NAT service which can be exploited when IPv6 mode is enabled. This issue is rated as critical and may allow a guest to execute Read more […]

Announcing the Updated Reviewer’s Guide for VMware App Volumes

Announcing the Updated Reviewer’s Guide for VMware App Volumes

This post was originally published on this site —Co-authored by Josh Spencer, End-User-Computing Architect, Technical Marketing, VMware The Reviewer’s Guide for VMware App Volumes has recently been updated for VMware App Volumes 2.13.1 and includes features that benefit both IT and end users. Use this guide to learn about the architecture and workings of App Volumes, or explore the functionality through the exercises. Practical exercises walk you through a basic App Volumes installation and configuration, with tips for creating Read more […]

VMware NSX Micro-segmentation – Horizon 7

VMware NSX Micro-segmentation – Horizon 7

This post was originally published on this site —Organizations that embark on the journey of building our virtual desktop environments, are taking traditionally external endpoints and bringing them into the data center.  These endpoints are now closer and most times, reside on the same networking infrastructure as the backend application servers that they may access. These endpoints run Windows or even Linux desktop operating systems with multiple end-users that can access them. Malicious attacks that would traditionally take place outside Read more […]

[What’s New] VMware AirWatch Advanced Remote Management

[What’s New] VMware AirWatch Advanced Remote Management

This post was originally published on this site —VMware AirWatch Advanced Remote Management features an updated client that simplifies troubleshooting and maintenance tasks. Today’s post: Explains where remote management fits into the Workspace ONE platform Introduces AirWatch Advanced Remote Management Demos AirWatch Advanced Remote Management in a video Lists the minimum requirements for implementation Provides step-by-step instructions for launching a remote session   AirWatch Remote Management in VMware Workspace ONE VMware Read more […]