HP AMS driver problem in ESXi 5.1

The last weeks several customers contacted me that one or more ESXi hosts are not manageable anymore. The ESXi host has the following symptoms: Unable to manage using the vSphere Client, Web Client or SSH. Unable to perform a vMotion On the ESXi console there is a message: can’t fork Enable services from the … [Read more...]

Download VMware Remote Console 7.0

VMware Remote Console provides console access and client device connection to VMs on a remote host. You will need to download this installer before you can launch the external VMRC application directly from a vSphere web client.Download VMware Remote Console 7.0 … [Read more...]

VMworld 2014 Europe Day 3 Highlights

Can you believe it? VMworld Europe came to an end today, and while numerous tears were shed, Jeremy and Eric from VMworld TV soldiered on through the heartache. They've laughed, they've launched virtual machines, they met Simple Minds! … [Read more...]

VMworld TV Day 2 Highlights

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VMworld 2014 Europe Day 1 Highlights

What a day it was! Join Jeremy and Eric for the big rundown of all the day's great events. Virtual machines never looked this good! … [Read more...]

Free solution: Veeam Endpoint Protection

The post Free solution: Veeam Endpoint Protection appeared first on viktorious.nl - Virtualization & Cloud Management. At VeeamON 2014 (Veeam's datacenter availability event) Veeam announced a new solution called Veeam Endpoint Protection. With Veeam Endpoint Protection you can unsurprisingly protect...your … [Read more...]

WARNING: ESXi 10-15-2014 Patches disconnect Netscaler VM’s having E1000 nic from network

Update: the issue seems to affect only Citrix Netscaler on FreeBSD. Other operating systems seem not affected. Do not install ESXi updates with a release date of 15 October 2014. Virtual machines with E1000 network interface cards will disconnect from the network. This issue has been reported by multiple VMware … [Read more...]

VMworld 2014 Europe – Recap

Just like previous year, thanks to VMware, I was fortunate to visit VMworld Europe this year! My thanks for that! Now I am back home, it is time for a small recap of the event. Labs Since I am not allowed to enter the TAM or Partner Day, I went for the Hands On Labs […] The post VMworld 2014 Europe – Recap … [Read more...]

X-IO: Zero Maintenance, Low Latency, VDI Storage

At VMworld Barcelona, I was invited by Stephen Foskett to join the #TFDx event (short for Tech Field Day Extra). I’m writing about X-IO because their presentation actually triggered me. They handle a lot of things very differently. And as you can read below, I like how they do that. First, some info about X-IO … [Read more...]

A closer look at Blue Medora’s NetApp vCops Management Pack

The post A closer look at Blue Medora’s NetApp vCops Management Pack appeared first on viktorious.nl - Virtualization & Cloud Management. If you’re a user of vCenter Operations (vCops) Manager’s advanced dashboards, you probably know what a vCops adapter is. An adapter allows you to connect vCops to an … [Read more...]