vSphere 5.1 Update 1 released

VMware has released vSphere 5.1 Update today. This update brings tons of fixes and enhancements to vSphere 5.1 product family, including new release of vCloud Director. Updated products with links to their release notes are below. VMware ESXi 5.1.0 U1 VMware vCenter Server 5.1.0 U1 VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.1.10 VMware vSphere Replication 5.1.1 vSphere ...

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 – ...

VMware vSphere 4.1 Update 2 released 2

VMware has today released a Update 2 for vSphere 4.1. vSphere 4.1 Update 2 includes number of security fixes, number of NIC drivers updates and fix for failing VAAI storage vMotion operations on EMC VMAX array running a specific firmware level. Release notes for VMware vCenter Server 4.1 Update 2 are available here, and for ...

How-to fix vMA 5.0 password complexity issue 10

How-to fix vMA 5.0 password complexity issue
Many admins have already been hit by very strict password complexity requirements of new vSphere Management Assistant 5.0. Having a strict password policy is a good thing to some degree but in vMA 5.0 it goes well above and beyond of just annoying. Fortunately there is a fix so you can get rid of this ...

NexentaStor 3.1 adds second generation VAAI

NexentaStor 3.1 adds second generation VAAI
NexentaStor released version 3.1 of their storage appliance in the end of July, this new version of NexentaStor is very interesting for VMware vSphere users as it adds VAAI support to this already very feature rich ZFS storage appliance. VAAI in NexentaStor 3.1 release is a second generation VAAI implementation which is based on T10 ...

vSphere 4.0 update 3 released 1

Almost a year has passed since last release but yesterday Sphere 4.0 update 3 was made available by VMware for those of you who are still on 4.0 version. On a quite short what’s new list in vSphere 4.0 update 3 is Improved All Paths Down handling on LUN rescan situations Updated VMware Tools with ...
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