Tag: vmware

Enhancing NSX with Check Point vSEC

Enhancing NSX with Check Point vSEC

This post was originally published on this site —While VMware NSX enables micro-segmentation of the Software Defined Data Center, it mostly polices traffic in layers 3 and 4, with only limited application level (layer 7) support.  Sometimes additional layers of protection are needed for use cases such as Secure DMZ or meeting regulatory compliance requirements like PCI, in which case partner solutions can be added to the platform, with traffic steered into the supplemental solution prior to reaching the vSwitch (virtual wire).  The resulting Read more […]

Jan 24th Webinar: Hands on with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager and the vRealize Code Stream Management Pack for IT DevOps

Jan 24th Webinar: Hands on with vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager and the vRealize Code Stream Management Pack for IT DevOps

This post was originally published on this site —On Jan 24th, we will be hosting another Getting More Out of VMware webinar. The webinar is designed for Cloud Administrators and VI Administrators who leverage vRealize Suite products, such as vRealize Automation,  to run their virtual infrastructure and cloud environment. It will be a great opportunity to learn how vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) and vRealize Code Stream Management Pack (vRCS) for IT DevOps can help you quickly stand up a new vRealize Automation environment and populate Read more […]

VMware Tools Community Module Introduction

VMware Tools Community Module Introduction

This post was originally published on this site —VMware Tools is a collection of in-guest drivers and agents that optimize performance and increase the manageability for VMs within vSphere environments. Guess what, PowerCLI provides a way to automate the management of the VMware Tools lifecycle! Even better, a new module was recently entered into the PowerCLI Community Repository to help make those management tasks even easier than before! The module includes a collection of over 10 different advanced functions! These include the following: Get-VMByToolsInfo Retrieves Read more […]

[Technical How-To] Establish Office 365 Certificate Authentication in VMware Workspace ONE

[Technical How-To] Establish Office 365 Certificate Authentication in VMware Workspace ONE

This post was originally published on this site —Certificate-based authentication for Microsoft Office 365 provides employees seamless access to email and other resources. Relying on client certificates simplifies authentication by eliminating the need for employee username and password combinations. Pair certificate-based authentication for Office 365 with VMware Workspace ONE to streamline access for Windows, Android and iOS devices. App Access & Management with VMware Workspace ONE VMware Workspace ONE unifies VMware Read more […]

“Building NSX Powered Clouds and Data Centers for SMBs” is available now

“Building NSX Powered Clouds and Data Centers for SMBs” is available now

This post was originally published on this site —I am honored and humbled to announce my new book “Building NSX Powered Clouds and Data Centers for Small and Medium Businesses”.       This is a concise book that provides step by step information to design and deploy NSX in Small and Medium size data centers. My aim for writing this book is to give architects and engineers the necessary tools and techniques to transform their data center from legacy architecture to software defined (SDN) architecture. The SDN architecture Read more […]

vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1d Includes Third Update to HTML5 vSphere Client

vCenter Server 6.5 Update 1d Includes Third Update to HTML5 vSphere Client

This post was originally published on this site —vSphere 6.5 Update 1d was released in December 2017. While this update primarily focused on security and package updates for vCenter Server and ESXi, it also came with an update to the HTML5 vSphere Client.  This is the third update to vCenter Server 6.5 to include an enhanced version of the vSphere Client. The vSphere Client Fling, on the other hand, continues to see regular updates (33 update releases in 2017 – v2.20 to v3.21) so be sure to follow its development as well. When first Read more […]

Empowering the Digital Workspace: How Cerner Does It

Empowering the Digital Workspace: How Cerner Does It

This post was originally published on this site —Healthcare information technology company Cerner has embraced digital workspaces across its 27,000 contracted facilities worldwide. The company focuses on the crossroads between healthcare and IT, building solutions that help improve clinical workflows and, ultimately, deliver better patient care. “Healthcare is a great industry to be in,” said Josh Rodgers, director of business development for infrastructure at Cerner. “A number of things are changing very quickly. And at the end Read more […]

VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX: Communicating with Native AWS Resources

VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX: Communicating with Native AWS Resources

This post was originally published on this site —If you haven’t already, please read my prior two blogs on VMware Cloud on AWS: VMware SDDC with NSX Expands to AWS and VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX – Connecting SDDCs Across Different AWS Regions; also posted on my personal blog at humairahmed.com. The prior blogs provide a good intro and information of some of the functionality and advantages of the service. In this blog post I expand the discussion to the advantages of VMware Cloud on AWS being able to communicate with native AWS resources. Read more […]

What’s New in VMware User Environment Manager 9.3

What’s New in VMware User Environment Manager 9.3

This post was originally published on this site —Co-author: Josh Spencer VMware User Environment Manager 9.3 is now available to download, and this latest release improves integration with VMware Horizon 7 and VMware App Volumes. We review the main features in this blog post. Outlook Data File Storage Using VMware App Volumes User Environment Manager 9.3 introduces an exciting new feature—support for Microsoft Outlook data files (OST) on an App Volumes user-writable volume. More and more organizations are adopting a nonpersistent virtual Read more […]

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0003

New VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0003

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-2018-0003 – vRealize Operations for Horizon, vRealize Operations for Published Applications, Workstation, Horizon View Client and Tools updates resolve multiple security vulnerabilities” This documents the remediation of three Important severity issues (CVE-2017-4945, CVE-2017-4946, and CVE-2017-4948). Issues (a) CVE-2017-4946 is a privilege escalation vulnerability that affects vRealize Operations for Horizon Read more […]