Tag: vsphere

vSphere Upgrade Technical Webcast Series

vSphere Upgrade Technical Webcast Series

This post was originally published on this site —Upgrading your vSphere version is now more important than ever, with end of general support for vSphere 5.5 coming on September 19, 2018. Haven’t started yet? No worries! Attend this 3-part Technical Webcast Series to learn how to effectively plan your upgrade.  This webcast series includes all the knowledge, tools, tips and tricks you will need for a successful vSphere upgrade from the vSphere upgrade experts.  You can register for these webcasts at this URL: https://secure.vmware.com/45939_REG?src=sales Here Read more […]

Upgrading your vSphere Environment with Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication

Upgrading your vSphere Environment with Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication

This post was originally published on this site —With vSphere 5.5 going end of life in September 2018, we have been traveling all over doing workshops for upgrading to vSphere 6.x. However, with each workshop we have at least one customer who is running Site Recovery Manager with their vCenter Server 5.5 and aren’t too sure what the upgrade path is. This blog will go over the steps I took to upgrade a vSphere 5.5 U3 environment which runs Site Recovery Manager 5.8.1 and vSphere Replication 5.8.1 to a vSphere 6.5 U1 environment which runs Read more […]

Fully Featured HTML5-based vSphere Client Coming in Fall 2018

Fully Featured HTML5-based vSphere Client Coming in Fall 2018

This post was originally published on this site —Blog post by – June Yang, Vice President, Product Management, Cloud Platform Business Unit, VMware. ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Read more […]

Upgrading your vCenter Server Appliance from 6.5 to 6.7

Upgrading your vCenter Server Appliance from 6.5 to 6.7

This post was originally published on this site —On April 17th we released the latest update to our vSphere product line vSphere 6.7. vSphere 6.x has been one of our fastest adopted product versions with many people now moving to the appliance. We have already received quite a few questions on what the new upgrade process looks like, so we will discuss two of our deployment topologies to upgrade from vCenter Server 6.0 or 6.5 to vCenter Server 6.7.  We have an embedded deployment, where the Platform Services Controller (PSC) and vCenter are Read more […]

vSphere 6.7 Security – Media Resources

vSphere 6.7 Security – Media Resources

This post was originally published on this site —As our vSphere 6.7 Security Week comes to a close I’d like to leave you with some more content. In this blog I’ll share with you a number of videos, walkthroughs and a podcast on all the 6.7 security features that have been covered so far. YouTube Lightboard Videos The vSphere Tech Marketing team did a number of lightboard videos for the 6.5 release and the popularity of these videos is off the charts. A lightboard video is where the presenter stands behind a Plexiglas surface and talks Read more […]

vSphere 6.5 Update 2 Now Available

vSphere 6.5 Update 2 Now Available

This post was originally published on this site —By now, you may have heard, that vSphere 6.7 was released on April 17th which included many new features and enhancements. Customers who are currently on vSphere 6.0 or 6.5 have a direct upgrade path to vSphere 6.7. Keep in mind that vSphere 5.5 will be reaching its End of Support as of September 19th, 2018. Considering this, customers now have multiple options for upgrading vSphere. Today I would like to introduce vSphere 6.5 Update 2 which now includes backported features from vSphere 6.7. Note: Read more […]

vSphere 6.7 – Security FAQ’s now available

vSphere 6.7 – Security FAQ’s now available

This post was originally published on this site —All too frequently the same questions keep coming up after new features are released. With vSphere 6.7 that has not changed. The interest in the security features started some time ago when I would present to customers under an NDA. Back in October of 2017 I released an FAQ page on vSphere Central on VM Encryption. It has been extremely popular and I’ve gotten a lot of great feedback on it. So, today, I’m really happy to release not one but three (!) new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Read more […]

vSphere 6.7 – Virtual Trusted Platform Modules

vSphere 6.7 – Virtual Trusted Platform Modules

This post was originally published on this site —As security becomes a bigger and bigger “thing”, requirements for virtualized hardware to support features in guest operating systems are rising. With vSphere 6.7 we have released a comprehensive list of virtual hardware support for features required by Windows 10 and Windows 2016. In a previous blog we covered support for Virtualization Based Security (VBS) and briefly covered virtual TPM. In this blog article we will go deeper on the new feature for Windows 10 and 2016 guests called Read more […]

Introducing support for Virtualization Based Security and Credential Guard in vSphere 6.7

Introducing support for Virtualization Based Security and Credential Guard in vSphere 6.7

This post was originally published on this site —Microsoft virtualization-based security, also known as “VBS”, is a feature of the Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 operating systems. It uses hardware and software virtualization to enhance Windows system security by creating an isolated, hypervisor-restricted, specialized subsystem. Starting with vSphere 6.7, you can now enable Microsoft (VBS) on supported Windows guest operating systems. You may or may not be familiar with these new Windows features. Based on conversations I have Read more […]

Secret VMware vSphere sessions at Dell Technologies World

Secret VMware vSphere sessions at Dell Technologies World

This post was originally published on this site —If you’re at Dell Technologies World, we are running 3 more sessions over the next 2 days that are not in the catalog. There is limited space, so first come first serve. But we will have snacks (and maybe other goodies) for you if you can make it. Most importantly, you’ll get the inside scoop on important vSphere topics! All sessions are in Toscana 3704/3705. Hope to see you there! Tuesday 3:00 – 4:00: vSphere to VMware Cloud on AWS. Mike Adams Wednesday 11:15 – 12:00: What’s Read more […]