VMware: How to reset the lost or forgotten root password in vCenter Server Appliance 6.5

To reset the lost forgotten root password in vCenter Server Appliance 6.5: Take a snapshot or backup of the vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 before proceeding. (Do not skip this step.) Reboot the vCenter Server Appliance 6.5. After the OS starts, loading the Photon splash press e key to enter the GNU GRUB Edit Menu. Locate … [Read more...]

VMware: VMSA-2017-0006 VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion updates address critical and moderate security issues

VMware has released security patches for the VM-Escape Security Bug. http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2017-0006.html Products affected is ESXi, Workstation, Player and Fusion. VMware ESXi 6.5   Downloads:https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch Documentation:  http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2149573 VMware ESXi … [Read more...]

VMware: VMware Remote MKS has stopped working

Running vSphere Client 6.0.0 build 2741530. Sometimes when opening the remote console, during boot virtual machine the resolution is swapping from small to a bigger resolution. App crash with details: vmware-remotemks.exe version 8.0.0.33578   Solution Update the VMware vSphere cliënt, in my case to version: … [Read more...]

VMware: VMware Remote MKS has stopped working

Running vSphere Client 6.0.0 build 2741530. Sometimes when opening the remote console, during boot virtual machine the resolution is swapping from small to a bigger resolution. App crash with details: vmware-remotemks.exe version 8.0.0.33578   Solution Update the VMware vSphere cliënt, in my case to version: … [Read more...]

VMware: What’s new in vSphere 6.5

  vCenter Server Appliance Enhanced vCenter Install, Upgrade, Patch: Streamlined user experience while deploying, upgrading and patching for vCenter Server. Support for CLI template-based vCenter Server lifecycle management. vCenter Server Appliance Migration Tool: Single-step migration process for existing … [Read more...]

VMware: What’s new in vSphere 6.5

  vCenter Server Appliance Enhanced vCenter Install, Upgrade, Patch: Streamlined user experience while deploying, upgrading and patching for vCenter Server. Support for CLI template-based vCenter Server lifecycle management. vCenter Server Appliance Migration Tool: Single-step migration process for existing … [Read more...]

[Citrix] XenServer 7.0 released

XenServer 7 was released in May of 2016.  It was available in pre-release form under the project name of Dundee.  All new XenServer installations should be made using XenServer 7. Microsoft Technology integration Citrix has a long history of integrating with, and supporting Microsoft operating systems and … [Read more...]

[Citrix] XenServer 7.0 released

XenServer 7 was released in May of 2016.  It was available in pre-release form under the project name of Dundee.  All new XenServer installations should be made using XenServer 7. Microsoft Technology integration Citrix has a long history of integrating with, and supporting Microsoft operating systems and … [Read more...]

VMware: RVTools 3.8 is released

One of my favorite (freeware) tools for getting information about an vSphere environment is RVTools, is now released in version 3.8. Version 3.8 (March, 2016) VI SDK reference changed from 5.5 to 6.0 on vInfo tab page new field: ChangeVersion unique identifier for a given version of the configuration on vInfo tab page … [Read more...]

VMware: VMware vSphere 6.0 Update 2 released

VMware has just released vSphere 6.0 Update 2. Together with the Updates, the following product updates were released today: VMware ESXi 6.0 U2 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware vCenter Server 6.0 U2 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware vCloud Automation Center Application Services 6.2.4 [Release Notes] [Download] VMware … [Read more...]