Leap second adjustment on 30th of June may cause issues 2

Leap second adjustment on 30th of June may cause issues
Next leap second adjustment is scheduled for 30th of June 2015 at 23:59:60 UTC and it may cause issues on NTP synchronized devices and operating systems. Systems based on older Linux kernels are known to be affected by leap second, several vendors have released KB articles regarding leap second impact on their software. VMware Certain versions ...

Manage ESXi host power saving state using vCenter Orchestrator

Manage ESXi host power saving state using vCenter Orchestrator
VMware ESXi software is capable of utilizing CPU power saving techniques by controlling CPU clock speed and core run state dynamically by demand. In some cases dynamic CPU power saving can have impact on system performance, depending on system total load and application used, performance can be reduced up to 20% compared to system with ...

Manage vSwitch VM portgroups with vCenter Orchestrator

Manage vSwitch VM portgroups with vCenter Orchestrator
Here is something handy for those managing large vSphere clusters without luxury of having distributed virtual switch available. I have developed a vCenter Orchestrator workflow for managing ESXi host standard vSwitch VM portgoups on a cluster level, with this workflow you can add and remove VM portgroups across large clusters with a single task. There ...

vCenter Server 5.1.0a and ESXi 5.1 patches released

vCenter Server 5.1.0a and ESXi 5.1 patches released
VMware has just released an vCenter Server 5.1.0a update to address some issues found in GA release. I personally have had no issues with GA build in our small lab environment but there are people facing some trouble with new SSO service, and for that there are quite few items in the new vCenter Server ...

VMware vSphere 4.1 Update 3 released

VMware has released vSphere 4.1 Update 3 bundle for ESXi, ESX and vCenter Server. VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 3 Release Notes VMware ESX 4.1 Update 3 Release Notes VMware vCenter Server 4.1 Update 3 Release Notes

vSphere 5.0 update 1 released

VMware has just released first major updates for vSphere 5.0 product family, list of updated products is below. VMware ESXi 5.0 Update 1 – Release Notes VMware vShield 5.0.1 – Release Notes VMware vCenter Server 5.0 Update 1 – Release Notes VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.0.1 – Release Notes VMware vCloud Director 1.5.1 – ...

vSphere ESXi 5.0 Driver Rollup 2 released 1

vSphere ESXi 5.0 Driver Rollup 2 released
VMware has released ESXi 5.0 Driver Rollup version 2 which is a ESXi 5.0 installer with additional device drivers for products which are not supported in official ESXi 5.0 install image. vSphere ESXi 5.0 Driver Rollup install image is supported only for fresh installs, migrations from ESX 4.x or upgrades from ESXi 4.x are not ...

How to use custom AD group with ESXi 5 AD integration 1

How to use custom AD group with ESXi 5 AD integration
Since vSphere 4.1 it has been possible to integrate ESXi user authentication with Active Directory. In vSphere 4.1 AD group which was use to grant root permissions on ESXi host was hard coded as “ESX Admins” so you had to change your AD group structure to match that. With vSphere 5 it is now possible ...
banner